Selby District Council has confirmed that planning permission has finally been granted for a development at Olympia Park, subject to a Section 106 agreement. Planning permission for the site in Yorkshire was initially applied for by developer BOCM Pauls in May 2012. The plans attracted objections from logistics firms Clipper Logistics and Potter Group, however, as they included proposals for up to 985 new homes, a primary school and various leisure facilities adjacent to their operating sites. A spokeswoman for […]
DPD is to increase its nationwide capacity by opening 15 new or upgraded depots by the end of next year, including three that will be double the size of its regular sites.
Wincanton has extended its relationship with B&Q, in a deal that sees it handling inbound container logistics as well as planning deliveries across the DIY chain’s national network. The operator, which has managed B&Q’s horticulture distribution for several years, became its sole UK ports-to-distribution centre provider earlier this year. It will handle 15,000 containers a year for B&Q as a result, and by moving a quarter by rail, estimates a CO2 saving of 3,400 tonnes year. Wincanton has also since […]
Clipper Logistics has announced the acquisition of German logistics firm R Geist Spedition.