Great Bear Distribution has said a large new DC it is to set up at Markham Vale, Chesterfield, will create a “significant” number of new jobs. The 479,000ft² site, located just off junction 29A of the M1 between Sheffield and Nottingham, should be completed in spring next year and is “exactly what we’ve been looking for”, a company spokesman said. All the jobs at the site will be new ones with no transfers from other sites involved, he added. “No […]
Two leading logistics firms have questioned plans for a new residential development in Yorkshire that would involve the construction of a new primary school and numerous homes adjacent to their operating sites. Clipper Logistics and Potter Group have both written to Selby District Council to question the planned Olympia Park development, which would include 985 homes and various leisure facilities including restaurants, sports and play areas, allotments and a public house. The development, for which a planning application was submitted […]
Marks & Spencer (M&S) has revealed plans to cease operations at its Coventry DC, which is owned and operated by partner DHL Supply Chain, from April.
Frozen food storage and distribution business Reed Boardall Group says it has extended cold store capacity at its 55-acre site in Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire, to 142,000 pallets with a new 102,000ft² building that incorporates 14 additional loading docks. The new store, which opened in October, has cost the firm around £14m but increases its total pallet capacity by around 30%, said Garry Tilburn, MD of Reed Boardall Cold Storage. “We were struggling for space before,” he admitted. It has been […]