Online retailer Amazon has announced it will open a 304,800m² fulfilment centre in Coalville, Leicestershire later this year. The site, which it said would create 500 new permanent jobs over three years, should begin operating this autumn. “Amazon has a dedicated and enthusiastic workforce who play a crucial role in delivering a first-rate level of service for our customers and we look forward to recruiting people from Leicestershire and the surrounding area,” said John Tagawa, Amazon’s vice president of UK […]
DPD has revealed its parcel volumes are at record levels as the COVID-19 pandemic triggers a massive spike in home deliveries.
Online grocery retailer Ocado has said its second customer fulfilment centre in Dordon, Warwickshire, will commence operations in February next year. Equipment installation at the warehouse is almost complete and testing has been underway since May, the firm confirmed. The project “remains in line with budget”, it said. The retailer, which also announced it had secured an 18-month extension on £100m of loans from its lenders to July 2015, said it had achieved an 11% rise in gross sales year-on-year […]