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 […]
The latest UK Labour Market survey from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG has underlined the acute driver shortage that is threatening to stymie operator growth.
Wincanton has sealed a deal with ambient grocery firm LDH (La Doria) to provide warehousing.
Acumen Logistics Group subsidiary Acumen Distribution has opened a new 50,000ft² warehouse in Halewood, Liverpool, on behalf of an automotive parts supplier. The warehouse, close to Junction 6 of the M62, incorporates just under 2,000 pallet positions and a bulk storage area. It will handle bulk inbound components and deliver parts on a sequenced, just-in-time basis to a nearby car seat manufacturing plant. The new site will be operated by a combined warehouse and logistics team of 13, which includes […]