John Lewis has revealed plans for a 638,000ft² DC in Milton Keynes, its third in the area. The DC will provide capacity for growth in the retailer’s in-store and online operations. It will also support its existing DC at Milton Keynes’ Magna Park, which opened in 2009, and a second Magna Park facility currently under development. The planned DC will be used for furniture and electrical items. The existing Magna Park site will be responsible for smaller products such as […]
Retailer John Lewis has revealed that construction work on its £97m Milton Keynes DC, which is set to increase the number of store deliveries it makes, began last week.
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has picked up a new European warehousing and distribution deal with cable company Liberty Global. ND will establish Liberty’s European DC in Venray, the Netherlands, along with a number of regional DCs, the first of which opened last month in Switzerland. The agreement builds on an existing partnership ND has with UPC, Liberty’s European division, in the Netherlands. Liberty works in the cable TV, broadband internet and telephony services sectors throughout Europe and South America. Its brands […]
Fast-growing Keighley, West Yorkshire haulier McDowell Haulage and Distribution says work will begin shortly on a new 25,000ft2 warehouse in order to keep up with demand. The company, which has contracts to transport school furniture and cosmetics and is also a member of The Pallet Network, opened a new depot in Bellshill in December and earlier this month deliveries began to arrive into another new warehouse in Avonmouth. Now that the firm has been given the green light to construct […]