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 […]
Ocado has revealed that it has selected Andover, Hampshire, as the location for its third DC, as it looks to increase capacity nationwide.
Kuehne + Nagel is transforming its Manchester DC, introducing dual fuel vehicles and cutting trunk miles since winning more business from hotel and restaurant group Whitbread.
Working practices in the supply chain have been thrust into the limelight by the BBC’s investigative series Panorama. Earlier this week the programme aired an edition highlighting long shifts and tough picking targets at a DC run by internet retailer Amazon.