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 […]
XPO Logistics has landed a multi-million pound logistics deal with kitchen manufacturer Gower Furniture.
Sainsbury’s has abandoned plans for a distribution centre near Exeter, claiming that improved efficiency in its logistics network means it is no longer required.
Asda’s prospective new owners are looking to raise £1.2bn from the sale of the supermarket chain’s logistics and distribution network, according to reports.