Sheffield City Region’s logistics sector was told it was one of the most “exciting prospects in the country” at an event last week to help raise the profile of the area’s multimodal capabilities. The gathering of local operators was arranged by Logistics Hub UK (LHUK), a partnership of private sector companies seeking to promote growth in the logistics sector across South Yorkshire. Keynote speaker at the event, Rob Bell, CEO at consultancy Archomai, told the group that if they start […]
A group that aims to promote Sheffield as an area for more warehousing and logistics companies to invest in was launched at Multimodal yesterday (29 April).
Amazon is ramping up its distribution network in time for the Christmas rush, opening a second fulfilment centre in Doncaster. The internet giant said the new site, which is Amazon’s tenth UK fulfilment centre, will create 300 permanent jobs over the next three years.
Around 2,000 drivers and warehouse staff across three Tesco DCs could be taking strike action in the run-up to Christmas, after union Unite began balloting them following what it described as a “pitiful” pay offer by the retailer.