US firm Dematic has confirmed its commitment to the UK and North European market with the opening of its new head office in Oxfordshire. Located in Adderbury, the building houses a training academy, conference facilities, a 24/7 customer response centre, and a live exhibition showroom for demonstrating warehouse automation technology. The move sees the firm’s 150 office-based staff transfer from the company’s previous headquarters in Banbury to the 49,000ft² building. Facilities include 23 meeting rooms and a training academy with […]
The Co-operative Group has confirmed that a significant number of staff will take redundancy, following its move to consolidate two DCs. Its Wellington, Somerset and Portbury, Bristol DCs will merge into a new £20m regional distribution centre at Avonmouth. A spokeswoman for the grocery retailer told MT: “As planned, as the new DC at Avonmouth begins operation, there will be a phased reduction in the number of employees at our Chelston site in Wellington and at our Portbury site. “All […]
The amount of warehousing space being built must rise fivefold if the UK is to keep pace with the e-commerce market, according to research by law firm Addleshaw Goddard.
Yearsley Group is facing fresh objections after submitting a planning application for its new 385,000ft² cold store in Peterborough.