Amazon is ramping up its distribution network in time for the Christmas rush, opening a second fulfilment centre in Doncaster. The internet giant said the new site, which is Amazon’s tenth UK fulfilment centre, will create 300 permanent jobs over the next three years. The 250,000ft² centre is located on Water Vole Way in Doncaster, close to Amazon’s existing site on Balby Carr Bank, which opened in 2010. It will begin fulfilling customer orders this autumn. John Tagawa, vice president […]
This year has seen many companies in the parcels sector thrive as carriers move record volumes and consumers continue to do more of their shopping online. But while this has encouraged some parcel carriers to invest heavily in their networks and offer more services to their customers, 2013 has also bought with it more challenges for many operators who have struggled to keep apace with the rapidly changing industry. Motortransport.co.uk has compiled a list of the biggest stories in that […]
Amazon has begun offering Sunday deliveries through its Amazon Logistics arm, following a successful trial before Christmas.
A group that aims to promote Sheffield as an area for more warehousing and logistics companies to invest in was launched at Multimodal yesterday (29 April).