Sainsbury’s has abandoned plans for a distribution centre near Exeter, claiming that improved efficiency in its logistics network means it is no longer required. Permission for a 528,000 ft² DC in Clyst Honiton was granted by East Devon District Council in 2011, but the plans were shelved in July last year as the supermarket claimed it had no immediate need for a depot in the area. Sainsbury’s has now completely dropped the plans, despite significant investment in preparatory work. Head […]
Wincanton has secured a three-year contract renewal from Total, covering the management of its refinery maintenance warehouse.
Workforce availability will become a key element when companies decide where to locate their warehouses during 2018, according to leading property agents.