UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) chief executive Roger Williams is to hand over the reins later this month to his successor, Peter Ward (pictured), following 15 years at the organisation. Williams will continue to work for UKWA until the end of July, heading up key projects including the organisation’s annual lunch and awards this summer in London. He will also retain his responsibilities as secretary general of the International Federation of Warehousing Logistics Associations (IFWLA). He said: “Joining UKWA after 32 […]
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.
DHL Supply Chain has opened its expanded capacity warehouse for long-term customer Unilever, marking the end of a 21 month project. The Cannock, Staffordshire, centre has the capacity to house 100,000 pallets and will handle all of Unilever’s homecare and ambient food lines for the UK and Ireland – including brands such as Persil, Marmite and PG Tips. Expanding the Cannock site – designed specifically to bring both product categories under the same roof for combined customer orders- has also […]
Fashion and lifestyle supply chain and logistics firm Bleckmann is expanding its UK operations with the opening of a major new distribution centre in Lutterworth.