Construction has begun on NFT’s new 230,000ft² distribution centre for food importers at the Port of Tilbury. The new dockside facility is due to open at the end of the year and will have capacity 25,000 pallets, handling a through put of 2.5 million cases per week. Dale Fiddy, sales and marketing director at NFT, said: “Our concept is very simple. By offering true seamless end-to-end logistics solutions, from factory of origin to port of entry, warehousing, and onward distribution […]
Sainsbury’s has unveiled plans to develop an online fulfilment DC in Bromley, East London, to help meet growing demand from online shoppers in the region.
Michael Conroy has a bounce in his step as he shows MT a series of wall-mounted photos of the network’s development in Fradley before its move to Callister Way, its current home, in 2009.
Glasgow haulier John G Russell (Transport) has warned the distribution sector of a “difficult” 12 months ahead as costs keep rising while rates and profit margins continue to stagnate. Alan Poulton, chief executive, logistics at the group, told MT the firm was finding it increasingly difficult to squeeze further efficiencies out of its operation and said that, in terms of rates: “We are not getting, and have not got for some time now, an increase that reflects the quality and […]