Clipper has signed a lease on a new DC to handle its new contract with Zara parent company Inditex. The 343,000 square foot building, rented from Prologis in Prologis Grange Park, Northampton, will be the base for Clipper’s contract with Zara to handle e-fulfilment of the retailer’s online sales. The new DC should be fully operational by autumn 2015, and will create around 1,000 jobs in the Northampton area. Prologis UK MD Andrew Griffiths said: “We decided to build speculatively […]
Howard Tenens has revealed details of the two year contract it won with self service coffee firm Costa Express in January.
An interim agreement has been reached between the DVSA and unions Prospect and the PCS in their long-running dispute over terms and conditions for staff at the government agency.
A property revaluation was responsible for scuppering the bottom line at Bradford-based Expect Distribution in the year to the end of November 2012. It was enough to turn the previous year’s profit before tax of £432,500 into a loss of more than £943,700, despite a 14% rise in turnover from £15.8m to £18.1m.