Amazon will open a new fulfilment centre in Warrington this autumn and its first dedicated UK receive centre in Coventry in 2018. The Warrington depot will create 1,200 new permanent jobs whilst the Coventry receive centre, which will act as a central hub to receive and sort millions of Amazon products each year, will take on 1,650 full-time permanent staff. Roles at both locations will include warehouse operatives and operations managers as well as engineers, HR and IT specialists. The […]
Myhermes.co.uk has delivered its two millionth parcel just 10 months after reaching the one million mark in June last year. Following high levels of demand over the Christmas period, which saw volumes double during the busiest shopping week to more than 60,000 parcels per day, the company says the service is rapidly gaining business from online traders and niche retailers. John Tobbell, commercial director of myhermes.co.uk, says: “The growth of myhermes.co.uk is really gathering pace as more and more consumers […]
Argos has launched a same day delivery service for 20,000 of its products in a bid to get ahead of its competitors for the Christmas shopping season.
The continuing importance of Amazon to the UK and European warehousing markets has been underlined in the annual results of developer and landlord Segro.