Supermarket Aldi has been given the green light to develop an RDC on the outskirts of Cardiff, plans for which were revived earlier this year. It has been granted permission for the 490,000ft² development on the Capital Business Park in Wentloog, near Cardiff, by the local authority. It first received permission in 2004, but did not develop the DC. The site is expected to serve between 110 and 130 supermarkets and will also be used as a regional head office. […]
Clothes retailer Gap said it could close down its Rugby distribution centre following a strategic review of its warehouse and distribution model.
Glasgow haulier John G Russell (Transport) has warned the distribution sector of a “difficult” 12 months ahead as costs keep rising while rates and profit margins continue to stagnate. Alan Poulton, chief executive, logistics at the group, told MT the firm was finding it increasingly difficult to squeeze further efficiencies out of its operation and said that, in terms of rates: “We are not getting, and have not got for some time now, an increase that reflects the quality and […]