The continuing importance of Amazon to the UK and European warehousing markets has been underlined in the annual results of developer and landlord Segro. Its financial statement for the year to 31 December 2017 said that Amazon occupied around 2.7 million ft2 of its space in the UK, Germany, Spain and Italy during 2017 in both big box and urban warehouses. It was also among those contributing to growing levels of take-up. Half of Segro’s customers are involved in businesses […]
“Draconian” sanctions are increasingly being imposed on firms in the supply chain who make honest mistakes when dealing with non-duty-paid goods, the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has warned.
Howard Tenens has almost completed a new warehouse in the South West, which it has been built in response to a growing shortage of warehousing space in the UK.
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has promoted former change director John Williams to the role of director of its shared user business unit. Williams, who has worked in the past for Keystone Distribution, Random House Group and Christian Salvesen joined ND less than a year ago. He takes on responsibility for a portfolio of 10-shared user warehouses totalling 2.5 million ft². The network includes the Perishables Handling Centre at Heathrow Airport, which ND says is Europe’s largest chilled airfreight handling centre, as […]