Carlsberg UK has submitted plans to open a 640,000ft² DC in Northampton, replacing two sites in the area. Subject to approval of the plans, which were submitted to Northampton Borough Council last month, the operator hopes to move into a 48.2 acre site at the Brackmills Point industrial estate next year. The brewer said the new DC will help it overcome capacity issues at its Swan Valley NDC and Heathfield Way site, also in Northampton. Both will be replaced by […]
Haulage bosses from six fuel distribution firms are due to resume talks with the Unite union this morning (10 April) following the Easter weekend. Conciliation service Acas is leading the discussions, which kicked off last Wednesday (4 April) and continued for two days, over tanker drivers’ training, safety and employment conditions. Acas chief conciliator Peter Harwood says of the talks so far: “The discussions have been constructive, with the parties positively engaged and committed to the process.” If talks fail, […]
Norbert Dentressangle has won a five year contract with polythene pipe producer Radius Systems.
Wood flooring importer Lionvest Trading (UK) has extended its warehousing and distribution contract with Southampton-based Meachers Global Logistics.