DPD has been given the go ahead to build its fifth UK hub, which it expects to go live in October 2020. The new £150m site will be built just two miles from DPD’s Hub 4 and International Gateway site in Hinckley. The 276,000ft² hub building will be 503m in length, and will be built on a 39 acre site on a new 82 acre employment park just off junction 1 of the M69. The carrier’s fifth UK hub will […]
Work on DPD’s £100m East Midlands hub has been completed, with the facility expected to be fully operational by next September.
Almost a third of logistics companies fear new B2C delivery methods such as click and collect, viewing them as a threat to their businesses, according to a report by Barclays.
Norbert Dentressangle will cease providing warehousing and distribution services to collapsed retail chain Comet from tomorrow (21 December). Last month the operator warned its five-year £100m contract with Comet, which it only signed earlier this year, was in the hands of the retail chain’s administrator Deloitte. At the start of this week Deloitte closed the last of the retail chain’s stores in the absence of an acceptable offer for the whole business. Richard Cawston, business unit director at Norbert Dentressangle, […]