The availability of UK warehousing stock could come under increased pressure should the UK default to WTO rules in the wake of failed Brexit negotiations. Just-in-time supply chains, particularly for automotive spare parts – including trucks and vans – would seek to mitigate import delays and trade tariffs of between 2.5% and 4.5% on individual items by keeping more stock in the UK. Parts ranging from truck tyres to brake pads would all be affected under WTO rules and suppliers […]
Retailer Argos has said a week-long strike by warehouse staff at five of its DCs had no impact on its service to customers.
Great Bear Distribution has said a large new DC it is to set up at Markham Vale, Chesterfield, will create a “significant” number of new jobs.