Abbey Logistics Group has moved to the next stage of its development, opening its first warehouse operation in Bromborough, Cheshire. The company has also taken on UK Warehousing Association chairman Tony Mohan to help grow the company’s warehousing business. The Liverpool based logistics company has also hired two warehousing managers from a regional rival to run the Bromborough warehouse. Abbey chose the warehouse in Bromborough because of its proximity to a major, long term, global customer. The warehouse offers the […]
What made the headlines in the UK road transport industry in January 2017? And what trends are shaping logistics and distribution? Motortransport.co.uk has all the answers. OPERATOR NEWS Tesco dominated the headlines: it is set to close two of its distribution centres in the UK, bringing all warehouse operations carried out by DHL Supply Chain and Wincanton in-house, as part of a long-term plan to “simplify” its distribution operations. Meanwhile its £3.7bn merger with wholesaler Booker creates one of the […]
The continuing importance of Amazon to the UK and European warehousing markets has been underlined in the annual results of developer and landlord Segro.
Geodis Calberson has opened three new regional UK DCs as part of its five-year expansion plan. In addition to its 11 sites operating across the country, it has recently opened DCs at West Thurrock in East London, Wythenshawe in Manchester and Hedge End in Southampton. Geodis Calberson said the new warehouses would help it get closer to its customers at a local level. “We are delighted to be opening our new sites to bring an even better service to our […]