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 planned centre in Tilbury, Essex, will open in spring 2017, and will be the online retailer’s 13th fulfilment centre in the UK. John Tagawa, Amazon’s vice president of UK operations, will enable the company to “continue to expand our product selection, support more third party sellers including small businesses with our […]
Miniclipper Logistics has expanded its operations and vehicle fleet due to increased demand for warehousing from existing customers, as well as new business wins. The operator has taken on an 87,000ft² warehouse a mile from its main base in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, boosting its overall warehousing capacity to 200,000ft². Jayne Masters, sales director at Miniclipper, said it had taken on the 15-year lease following an increasing appetite from both existing and new customers for storage space. She said the company, […]
Two-man delivery firm Panther Warehousing has opened a new Bristol hub to expand its presence across the South West as part of a £3m five-year investment programme.
Wines and spirits supplier Pernod Ricard Group has renewed its UK warehousing and distribution contract with Wincanton, extending their relationship by five years.