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 […]
Wincanton has won a five-year contract with fashion retailer Primark for the provision of transport services to all its UK stores.
The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) is inviting visitors to this year’s Multimodal exhibition to take part in an adapted ‘speed’ version of the Business on the Move board game, which is aimed at getting younger people interested in a career in logistics.
Hoyer Petrolog said disruption to fuel supplies at some of its customers’ sites was a small proportion of the overall network and the focus should be on recruiting more drivers into the industry.