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 […]
Whether they have been forced to consider second-hand space because of a lack of new buildings or prefer it for cost reasons, occupiers have become used to a wide choice of warehouses. Now, however, they are facing a reduced supply.
Uncertainty over EU workers’ future employment rights is a “major concern” given that 10% of the UK’s driver workforce is from the EU, the FTA has warned.
The collapse of City Link triggered an influx of additional volumes into the large parcels market, Panther Warehousing MD Colin McCarthy has said.