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 […]
Kitchenware retailer Lakeland is to spend £10m expanding its DC in Cumbria by 50% to provide additional capacity to match expected sales growth in the UK and abroad. The company celebrated record sales in 2012 and is looking to add to its 60-strong high street presence in the UK in the coming years, as well as opening shops abroad. With e-commerce sales averaging double digit growth year-on-year at present, it has decided to sign off on a project to expand […]
Wincanton has won a six year warehousing and distribution contract with Basmati rice producer Tilda.
Wincanton has won a multi-million pound, five-year contract to set up and run a new DC in London for supermarket giant Morrisons. The deal will see Wincanton handle transport and warehousing for Morrisons from a 100,000sq-ft cross-dock facility to open in Feltham, west London early next year. The Feltham DC will be Morrisons’ first in London to be dedicated to serving its “M Local” convenience stores. It recently announced plans to open 20 new M Local stores across the UK […]