Ocado plans to add more delivery spokes to its network this year to meet increasing demand for its own grocery operation, as well as that of online delivery partner Morrisons. Following the news that it is to develop a fourth hub, in south-east London, Ocado said it has acquired additional sites in unnamed locations for the development of additional depots. In its annual results to 30 November 2014, published today, it also revealed that the Erith, south-east London hub is […]
Somerset-based Framptons Transport Services is set to open its new Mendip DC in early January. The new £5m, 85,000 ft² DC has been built on time and within budget by local building contractor Ken Biggs. The Shepton Mallet-based facility will increase Framptons’ storage capacity to 175,000 ft² of food-grade facilities in the region when it opens in the new year. With 14,000 individually racked and bar-coded pallet spaces, the DC will use mechanical handling equipment and narrow aisle racking to […]
Amazon intends to boost its UK workforce by a third to 40,000 by the end of the year as its three new state-of-the-art fulfilment centres start operations.
Premier Logistics will shortly begin offering a refused loads service at its new 200,000ft² home in Coalville, Leicestershire.