Lidl is to build a 1,000,000ft² warehouse and RDC in Luton as part of its £1.45bn investment plan for the UK. When complete, the facility will be double the size of the largest of its 15 other UK warehouses. The RDC will service Greater London, providing support to Lidl’s warehouses in Belvedere, Northfleet and Enfield. The supermarket has ambitious plans for growth within the M25, and said the new site will be “vital” for their success. In the next two […]
Pall-Ex member FTS Hatswell wants to expand its storage capacity further since moving into bigger premises in June last year. It moved into the new 67,500ft² warehouse in on the Deeside industrial estate in Flintshire last summer, extending its operation that was previously based there and increasing its storage capacity to 185,000ft² over three sites. Financial director Colin Broster said the additional space is already “more or less full” since the firm won new customers and received increased business from […]
The HGV driver training apprenticeship has been given the official go ahead with the government’s confirmation of apprenticeship funding today.
Norbert Dentressangle has won a four-year contract with hand and power tool supplier Toolbank, covering distribution to stores and Christmas peak warehousing.