Prologis is developing the largest speculative build since the UK’s referendum on EU membership, a 275,000ft² DC at its Marston Gate site. Located next to the 151,000ft² national DC that Prologis is building for furniture retailer Dwell, the speculative facility will complete the second phase of Prologis Park Marston Gate, which is located south-east of Milton Keynes. Andrew Griffiths, MD at Prologis UK, said: “Although the referendum caused a hiatus in speculative development, demand has remained constant.” He added: “Our […]
The Home Affairs Select Committee has been told that a significant proportion of UK exports will get delayed if customs clearance is reintroduced as a consequence of Brexit, and the government needs a “big step change” to deliver the promise of “frictionless trade”.
Tariff-free access to the single market and the ability to hire non-UK drivers are the key issues for hauliers as the industry faces Brexit, according to a survey by the FTA.
Wholesale drinks distributor Waverley TBS’s distribution fleet was entirely leased and the vehicles have now been returned to their owners, the firm’s administrator has confirmed. Despite holding a licence to run more than 300 vehicles the £309m turnover company, which is now being wound-up after administrator Deloitte failed to find a buyer , one of the UK’s largest drinks wholesalers therefore had no vehicle assets to help it meet its liabilities. It is not known if its two large DCs […]