Third party logistics firm Culina will open a new ambient food and drinks logistics facility in Port Salford next year, employing around 280 staff. The 280,000ft² multimodal site will be at the National Import Centre, Port Salford, adjacent to the Manchester Ship Canal and next to the M60 and M62 motorways. Housing up to 45,000 pallets, the facility will begin operating by April and become fully operational by the end of the year. A spokesman for Culina told Motortransport.co.uk the […]
Simarco Worldwide has taken a 10-year lease on a 108,000sq ft depot in Stoke, with plans to commence operations there from October.
FTA MD of membership and policy James Hookham has said he is not surprised third party logistics companies (3PLs) have proved unwilling to discuss their role in the application of penalty charges for non-compliant deliveries at retailers’ distribution centres, and advised hauliers unhappy about having to pay the fines to stop taking on contracts that involve them.
Waitrose plans to transfer operations covered by a Kuehne + Nagel operated regional DC to its first national distribution centre (NDC).