A 316,000ft² DC is to be built at the Logistics Park neighbouring DP World’s London Gateway container port. The development is a 50/50 joint venture with industrial real estate developer Prologis and is expected to be completed by Spring 2015. The single-sided, 15-metre-high unit also has space for potential expansion and is connected by road and rail to the port. Andrew Griffiths, MD of Prologis UK, said: “This is the best opportunity in the south-east to offer multi-modal connectivity. The […]
UK logistics is pretty much a private, and foreign, affair. The operators sitting at the top of the MT Top 100 are German, Swiss, Dutch , French and American. Looking at UK-based firms, very few sit on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The number of UK logistics firms turning to the City as a means of investment has dwindled, ever since the Malcolm Group withdrew its listing in 2005. Last month Autologic was struck of the list after fellow publicly-listed […]
UPS remains hopeful that strike action can be avoided in the run up to Christmas, despite the Unite union’s plan to ballot staff for action at the operator’s London depot in Camden.
London Councils is to push ahead with plans to change the conditions of the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) to mandate the fitting of side guards and uprated mirrors to LGVs making deliveries in London