Lack of warehouse building activity in Scotland has seen rents for 10-50,000ft² warehouses in Scotland grow three times faster year-on-year than the UK average. According to commercial property firm Colliers International, the lack of warehousing was hampering growth in the retail distribution sector. Prices for prime industrial space rose on average 7.7% in the 12 months to July 2017, compared to a rise of 2.3% in the UK as a whole, to the current Scotland average of £7.59 per ft². This […]
AKW Group saw turnover rise by 11.7% across its transport and warehousing divisions last year.
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 […]
Retailer Argos has said it managed to operate a normal service for customers despite a strike by warehouse staff at five of its distribution centres on Friday.