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 […]
Work has begun on a new Sainsbury’s DC in Daventry, which will be operated by DHL on the supermarket’s behalf.
Culina Group has entered into what it has described as a joint-venture with Northern Irish haulage firm Morgan McLernon.
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 […]