Disruption in retailer Habitat’s home deliveries has put delivery firm Panther Warehousing in the firing line of its customers. Teething issues with new warehousing software after it had to move site have caused what Habitat described as “minor disruptions” to its customers, leading to a number of poor reports of Panther on reviews site TrustPilot about failed deliveries and misleading ETA information. One dissatisfied customer, Dave Young, told MT: “It took four failed attempts and eight fruitless hours waiting at […]
Wincanton has won a multi-million pound, five-year contract to set up and run a new DC in London for supermarket giant Morrisons. The deal will see Wincanton handle transport and warehousing for Morrisons from a 100,000sq-ft cross-dock facility to open in Feltham, west London early next year. The Feltham DC will be Morrisons’ first in London to be dedicated to serving its “M Local” convenience stores. It recently announced plans to open 20 new M Local stores across the UK […]
Argos is planning to close its Magna Park site in Lutterworth and transfer most of the site’s operations to a Wincanton DC in Kettering.
The availability of modern warehouses is set to reach a six-year high according to property agent and advisor Cushman & Wakefield – but there are huge regional variations within the UK.