Whistl is to close depots in Leeds and Warrington and consolidate their work into a single ‘super hub’ in Bolton. The 225,000ft² warehouse, expected to be operational in July, will increase the volume capacity of the combined operations by 33%. The postal operator has signed a 10-year lease on the site on the Logistics North development in Bolton after its leases on the previous sites came to a close. With close proximity to junction four of the M61, the Bolton […]
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