Dachser has opened its €26m (£21.1m) distribution centre and head office in Northampton, following a period of growth European exports from the UK. The DC sits on a 7.4 hectare site on the Brackmills industrial site and includes a 64,024ft² cross-docking facility, a 113,666ft² contract logistics warehouse and a 21,032ft² office building. The contract logistics warehouse has space for up to 20,000 racked pallets. The operator, which also has sites in Dartford and Rochdale, expects to create 40 new roles […]
Construction products manufacturer British Gypsum has entered into a new contract with DHL for the distribution of plaster products from its site at Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire. DHL will transport all deliveries from the site to customers across the UK, handling up to 130 full loads a day.
Bibby Distribution has reported “a seamless transition” after winning a contract to manage the full logistics programme on behalf of Dairy Crest subsidiary Fayrefield FoodTec. The rolling contract includes the receipt and storage of raw dry food ingredients from suppliers, product sampling and final delivery to food manufacturers throughout the UK. The company said palletised deliveries to Fayrefield’s Crewe mixing plant and larger consignments to local customers have now been fully integrated into its network – operating out of Meir […]
Waste and recycling firm Viridor has signed a public private partnership with Peterborough City Council to treat the authority’s residual waste. The 30-year deal will see the development of an energy-from-waste facility at the council’s existing recycling site at the Fengate industrial area. The project will require capital investment of approximately £75m and the plant will be built by a joint venture between Babcock & Wilcox Vølund and Interserve Construction. Viridor expects to make money from the deal within the […]