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 […]
John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has commissioned four new “revolutionary” electric delivery vans to be manufactured and trialled early next year.
Morrisons has confirmed plans to restructure operations at its RDC in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, in order to improve efficiency.
Clipper Logistics has won a new contract with Swedish children’s clothes retailer Polarn O. Pyret. It sees Clipper provide logistics from its Ollerton facility, as well as a warehousing arrangement that will allow expansion of Polarn’s current product range and offer store replenishment it its second phase, reducing the lead time of stock from Sweden. Leeds-based Clipper will handle around 5,500 SKUs, which will fulfill clothing orders in the UK and Ireland. The company says it was awarded the contract […]