Bibby Distribution is creating 50 new jobs after it doubled the capacity of its Max Park site in Corby by snapping up a neighbouring 212,500ft² warehouse. The move, which ramps up the Max Park site’s capacity to 424,000ft² making it its largest 3PL distribution campus, has followed surging customer demand in the food sector. The new ambient warehouse will provide space for 60,000 pallets and will manage work from a variety of manufacturing and retail groups such as Morrisons, HiPP […]
Miniclipper Logistics has confirmed it is looking for another new storage facility, after a 5,000 pallet warehouse it opened just before Christmas at Houghton Regis was filled almost immediately.
In 2012, Bibby training subsidiary System Training recorded a shock pre-tax loss of £7.5m, pushing its parent Bibby Distribution Services (Holdings) into a £4.6m loss.In 2013, System’s operating losses were cut to a “marginal” £500,000, and in its annual report Bibby said the business was now “more streamlined and focused” and that work was continuing to return it to profit.
DHL Supply Chain has opened its expanded capacity warehouse for long-term customer Unilever, marking the end of a 21 month project. The Cannock, Staffordshire, centre has the capacity to house 100,000 pallets and will handle all of Unilever’s homecare and ambient food lines for the UK and Ireland – including brands such as Persil, Marmite and PG Tips. Expanding the Cannock site – designed specifically to bring both product categories under the same roof for combined customer orders- has also […]