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 […]
Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) is to invest £5m in multi-temperature distribution centres and a fleet of 60 vehicles for a long term new food service customer, Spirit Pub Company. K+N sees food service as a significant growth market, already representing £50m of its UK contract logistics business, much of it with Whitbread, where volumes have grown 50% to 31m cases a year since 2008. Spirit demerged in September 2011 from Punch Taverns, and is one of the UK’s leading pub […]
Ceva Logistics is to operate a European parts DC for aircraft manufacturer Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation.
Gregory Distribution has signed a deal with Portsmouth-based MMD (Shipping Services) to take over its fresh produce distribution operation at Portsmouth International Port.