Take-up of large warehouses in 2017 fell by 36% compared to the year before, according to new research from property agent JLL. The company’s ‘UK Big Box Industrial and Logistics Market’ report found that 15.4 million ft2 of good quality Grade A space was leased or sold during the year in buildings above 100,000 ft2. This was 11% below the average for the last 10 years but in line with the five-year average. Despite last year’s fall, around 7 million […]
Gefco UK more than doubled its pre-tax profits last year, despite Covid-19 hitting demand for vehicles and storage and knocking £35m off its turnover.
Clipper Logistics is set to create around 200 new jobs after landing a three-year deal with John Lewis to provide additional e-commerce and store replenishment services from its Bardon distribution centre, near Leicester. The contract, which will run for a minimum of three years, is an extension of a temporary arrangement between the two firms which saw Clipper provide e-commerce and store replenishment over the Christmas period last year. Set to go live later this month, the deal sees Clipper […]