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 […]
Activity in the UK’s haulage sector is back to 84% of pre-Covid-19 levels but is still lagging behind its EU peers, according to research by Geotab and Webfleet Solutions.
Cambridge-based Welch’s Transport has won a three year extension to its contract with Paperchase. The firm, which began working for the stationery, cards and gift-wrap manufacturer in 2007, makes collections from the Paperchase’s Thrapston, Northamptonshire DC and delivers to around 120 outlets. Welch’s sales and marketing manager Mike Bentham said the contract win demonstrated the firm’s “consistently high-quality service delivery”, adding that this had “helped beat off a number of eager rivals” for the new business. The contract involves deliveries […]
Supermarket group Morrisons has renewed its contract with Norbert Dentressangle for the operation of two of its distribution centres in Scotland. The new contract, which extends ND’s involvement for a further two years, covers the 575,000ft² composite DC at Bellshill and the Eurocentral 85,000ft² fresh produce DC, also near Glasgow. Christian Salvesen, which ND acquired in 2007 has been involved in the Bellshill DC since it opened in 1989. The site was initially run for Safeway until its takeover by […]