Redhead International has moved from its Burton-on-Trent depot to a larger facility in nearby Tamworth. The new facility provides almost 5,000 sq ft of additional warehousing space compared with Burton, which has been its home for six years. Last July Redhead International opened a depot in Northern Ireland’s Mallusk and currently operates from seven depots within the UK and Ireland with an accounts office in Bradford.
Retailer Marks & Spencer has confirmed that DHL is to handle the collection and delivery of goods into its new Castle Donington warehouse in the East Midlands when it opens this spring.
Online retailer Shop Direct – owner of the Very and Littlewoods brands – is to open a 500,000 ft2 automated fulfilment centre near Castle Donington in Leicestershire.
The HGV driver training apprenticeship has been given the official go ahead with the government’s confirmation of apprenticeship funding today.