Sainsbury’s is to replace its Elstree DC in Borehamwood with a national frozen food DC in Northampton. The 325,000ft² replacement facility will be built next to Sainsbury’s existing 625,000ft² DC in Prologis Park Pineham. Construction work is expected to begin in the spring and be completed by early 2018. A Sainsbury’s spokesman said the Elstree DC remains open “for now” and that the company would look to redeploy some of the 250 staff at the site before it closes. He added: “The new distribution centre will […]
Food logistics supplier NFT Distribution is to open a new distribution centre at the Port of Tilbury to serve importers.
Great Bear has won a contract to manage distribution and warehousing for high street brands Hello Kitty, Tresemmé, Babyliss and Cuisinart. As part of the deal, the Tattenhall-based company is to manage the UK distribution centre for Conair, the US firm behind a range of brands in the personal care products and small appliances sectors. Once fully operational, the 230,000ft² Conair centre at Chorley in Lancashire will expect to handle 11 million units per year for delivery to major high […]
Barbeque manufacturer Weber Stephen has awarded a national distribution contract to Yusen Logistics.