The owners of Magna Park DC in Lutterworth are to extend the facility by six million ft² to the north, aiming to create more than 7,000 new jobs and a specialist technical college at the site when completed. Already one of Europe’s largest dedicated logistics and distibution parks, the finished site will span more than 14 million ft² and employ around 16,000 people. MotorTransport.co.uk revealed last week that retail giant John Lewis has already signed up for a third […]
Pall-Ex has appointed Chris Bowden as group sales and marketing director, following a series of new member appointments in the wake of the closure of UK Pallets.
Clipper Logistics has signed a ten year deal with The John Lewis Partnership to provide retail support services from Clipper’s new DC in Northampton.
John Lewis has awarded a three year contract to Hermes, which will see the parcel carrier handle 48-hour home deliveries for parcels under 15kg. Parcels will be collected from the retailer’s regional depots six days per week and delivered to Hermes’ national hub in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, where they will be sorted. They will then be transported to one of Hermes’ regional depots and distributed to customers via one of its 7,500 couriers across the UK. The firm, who handle a […]