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 […]
Sainsbury’s has unveiled plans to develop an online fulfilment DC in Bromley, East London, to help meet growing demand from online shoppers in the region.
Norbert Dentressangle’s (ND) has renewed its contract with Morrisons in Scotland for a further five years.
Operators and logistics firms were poorly represented in the 2012 Sunday Times Rich List, published yesterday. The Barclay brothers, Sir David and Sir Frederick, owners of parcel giant Yodel, remain the richest men involved in road transport with a fortune of £2.2bn. Alastair Salvesen and family are second. The former owners of Christian Salvasen, which was sold to Norbert Dentressangle for £254m in 2007, are worth £1.3bn. Also making the list are Dawsongroup owners Peter Dawson and family. The truck […]