Online retail giant Amazon has submitted plans to double capacity at its distribution centre in Rugeley, Staffordshire, creating 350 permanent jobs. The firm hopes to increase capacity by installing a mezzanine floor within its 700,000ft² warehouse (pictured), which is located on a 16.2 hectare site at the Towers Business Park. Planning documents also showed that it hopes to develop an on site lorry park with space for up to 40 HGVs, along with showers and toilet facilities. This will reduce […]
Myhermes.co.uk has delivered its two millionth parcel just 10 months after reaching the one million mark in June last year. Following high levels of demand over the Christmas period, which saw volumes double during the busiest shopping week to more than 60,000 parcels per day, the company says the service is rapidly gaining business from online traders and niche retailers. John Tobbell, commercial director of myhermes.co.uk, says: “The growth of myhermes.co.uk is really gathering pace as more and more consumers […]
Norbert Dentressangle will open a new DC in Taunton, Somerset, at the end of this month, granting it greater access to the South West.