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 […]
Great Bear Distribution has said a large new DC it is to set up at Markham Vale, Chesterfield, will create a “significant” number of new jobs.
Hermes is investing £25m in a new Warrington hub, almost tripling capacity in the area to support volume growth.
Construction work on the Co-operative Group’s new £20m RDC in Avonmouth has been completed. Developers Gallan Group and Stoford have handed over the keys to the site at Cabot Park on Poplar Way to the supermarket chain. Deliveries into the RDC will begin this month, building up to full operation in May 2013 when the fitting out and stocking of the site will be complete. The 435,750ft² facility, near junction 18 on the M5, will employ around 900 staff, some […]