Travis Perkins has opened an 11-acre RDC in Appleton, Warrington, which it hopes will improve stock availability at branches in the area. The predominantly own-account operator will run 20 vehicles from the site, which includes 99,500ft² of storage space and 2,938 racking locations. Offices and staff areas will take up 11,267ft² of additional space at the RDC (pictured below), which employs 105 staff. The site will serve 150 branches in the area and Travis Perkins says will allow branches to […]
Waitrose will officially open its £32m Leyland RDC in September, following a phased roll-out from late July.
Phil Couchman, CEO of DHL Express UK and Ireland, has been shortlisted in the Leader of the Year category of the National Business Awards. The 2013 Leader of the Year will be decided by a combination of online votes from the business community, which must be cast by the deadline of 30 October, and a jury of peers who will vote in a secret ballot. The winner will be announced at the Grosvenor House on 12 November. Couchman is up against the bosses of Barclaycard, […]
DHL Express has delivered hundreds instruments for US and Panama-based high school and university marching bands participating in the London New Year’s Day Parade today (1 January).