Kodak, the graphic communications division of Eastman Kodak, has transferred all UK warehouse operations to Miniclipper Logistics as part of a £2m, two-year rolling contract. The two companies have worked in partnership for the past two decades. All logistics functions and a number of employees at Kodak have been transferred to Miniclipper as part of the contract, with Kodak closing its purpose built Watford warehouse. Miniclipper has previously cross-docked goods from European manufacturing sites and delivered the freight from Watford. […]
Thames Enterprise Park has submitted an outline planning application to Thurrock council to create a 5 million sq ft ‘superhub’ on the site of the former Coryton Oil Refinery.
Workforce availability will become a key element when companies decide where to locate their warehouses during 2018, according to leading property agents.
The availability of modern warehouses is set to reach a six-year high according to property agent and advisor Cushman & Wakefield – but there are huge regional variations within the UK.