The UK’s warehouse property stock will have vanished by the end of the decade due to demands from internet retailers, unless there is an unprecedented increase in construction. This is the conclusion in a logistics market report, which also found that warehousing space fell to a record low last year. Consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) said retailer and distributor requirements for logistics warehouses will exceed the country’s available stock by 7.6 million m2 by 2020 – even if current elevated […]
Geodis Calberson has opened three new regional UK DCs as part of its five-year expansion plan. In addition to its 11 sites operating across the country, it has recently opened DCs at West Thurrock in East London, Wythenshawe in Manchester and Hedge End in Southampton. Geodis Calberson said the new warehouses would help it get closer to its customers at a local level. “We are delighted to be opening our new sites to bring an even better service to our […]
Amazon is to create 1,500 jobs with a new fulfilment centre in Essex next year, announced just a week after it revealed plans for its new Doncaster warehouse.
The UKWA has said the decision to leave the EU will have “serious global implications” that will bring “new challenges” to the British transport and warehousing industries.