Amazon is to open a fulfilment centre in Daventry, Northamptonshire next year. It is the third new site the company has announced plans for in recent months. As well as the Daventry site, which will create 300 jobs in the local area, the online retailer plans to open new centres in Tilbury, Essex and Doncaster, South Yorkshire, next year. Once the new sites are open, Amazon will operate 14 fulfilment centres in the UK. Amazon’s vice president of UK operations, […]
Upmarket retailer Harrods has opened its new 346,000ft² DC in Thatcham, Berkshire. Opened on 16 October, the site is its sole UK DC and replaces a facility at Osterley, west London. Purchased in May 2011, the DC will serve the retailer’s store in Knightsbridge, west London, as well as airport boutiques and e-commerce operations. It will be run with a two-shift system for transport, which the firm said would result in fewer vehicle movements in the surrounding area than a […]
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