Ocado is opening two more depots this year as it continues with plans to increase capacity in its distribution network. The online supermarket opened a 36,000ft² depot in Dagenham, Essex, this month and plans to open a second depot, a 20,000ft² site on the Knowsley Industrial Park in Liverpool, in November. Ocado says both sites are required to meet demand from the firm’s “dramatic expansion” in both regions. It will operate 120 vehicles from each site and is currently looking […]
Pall-Ex (UK) has appointed Paul Pegg (pictured) as operations director at the company’s central hub in Ellistown, Leicestershire.
Premier Logistics will shortly begin offering a refused loads service at its new 200,000ft² home in Coalville, Leicestershire.
Kitchenware retailer Lakeland is to spend £10m expanding its DC in Cumbria by 50% to provide additional capacity to match expected sales growth in the UK and abroad. The company celebrated record sales in 2012 and is looking to add to its 60-strong high street presence in the UK in the coming years, as well as opening shops abroad. With e-commerce sales averaging double digit growth year-on-year at present, it has decided to sign off on a project to expand […]