Discount supermarket Aldi wants to develop a 490,000ft² regional DC in Cardiff in response to new operational requirements. The firm has applied to Cardiff City Council for permission to build the RDC at the Capital Business Park, which it hopes will serve between 110 and 130 supermarkets within the group. The documents include proposals for a 322,000ft² ambient storage warehouse and 128,000ft² warehouse for chilled and frozen goods, along with refuelling facilities, a truck wash, parking for 70 HGVs and […]
Clipper Logistics is to provide John Lewis with a variety of “retail support services” from a new DC in Milton Keynes.
Dachser has opened its €26m (£21.1m) distribution centre and head office in Northampton, following a period of growth European exports from the UK.
In April, Leicester-based Widdowson achieved a significant milestone: it became the first third party selected by Waitrose to be the supermarket chain’s official logistics partner in the Midlands. Waitrose has previously nominated carriers only to assist with distribution in the North and South. The move demonstrates how far the operator has come since it started life as a coal merchant in the early 1900s – it is registered as AM Widdowson, which stands for Ada Mary, the wife of the […]