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. Speaking after 52% of the UK population voted to leave the union, the association’s chief executive Peter Ward said that he hoped the industry wouldn’t be faced with a “return to red tape and complex customs regulations”. Ward said: “Many of our members trade across Europe and have enjoyed the benefits of ‘logistics […]
The continuing importance of Amazon to the UK and European warehousing markets has been underlined in the annual results of developer and landlord Segro.
Construction has finished on Yusen Logistics’ latest warehouse at Prologis Park Wellingborough West, which gives the group a nationwide footprint of more than 2 million ft².
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 […]