Amazon has signed a lease on a new DC in Dunstable. The online retail giant will rent 310,000ft² of space from Prologis in Prologis Park Dunstable, which will be operational by autumn, according to the owner. It is thought the new centre will create 500 jobs in the local area. This is the fourth centre Amazon has rented from Prologis in the UK, with others in Peterborough, Marston Gate and Hemel Hempstead. Andrew Griffiths, MD of Prologis UK, said: “Prologis […]
A lot has happened since I last interviewed Wincanton chief executive James Wroath (pictured) back in January. The upshot being that we’re now chatting from our homes via Zoom rather than sitting in the back office of a Sainsbury’s depot in north London.
Following a small-scale trial last year, Norbert Dentressangle has secured a new contract with Cambridge seed supplier RAGT Seeds for delivery of a range of cereals, maize, grass and winter oilseed rape seeds to farmers across mainland Europe.
Online retailer Amazon has claimed that the number of Sunday deliveries in its network has quadrupled in the past 12 months.