New research reveals that, despite concerns about the economy, more companies intend to expand their warehousing than reduce it in the next two years. A survey by the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) and property group CBRE found that a fifth of logistics occupiers planned to increase their warehouse portfolio while only 10% planned to decrease it. A further 47% expected their portfolio to remain stable. This comes at a time of economic uncertainty, which two-thirds of the occupiers saw as […]
Supermarket group Morrisons has renewed its contract with Norbert Dentressangle for the operation of two of its distribution centres in Scotland. The new contract, which extends ND’s involvement for a further two years, covers the 575,000ft² composite DC at Bellshill and the Eurocentral 85,000ft² fresh produce DC, also near Glasgow. Christian Salvesen, which ND acquired in 2007 has been involved in the Bellshill DC since it opened in 1989. The site was initially run for Safeway until its takeover by […]
Goodman has acquired a 187,466 sq ft warehouse and distribution site in Enfield.
The volume of goods moved between the UK and Europe could fall by 20% post-Brexit, Europa Worldwide MD Andrew Baxter told delegates at the Commercial Motor Show 2020, adding that he plans to cover any losses by winning new business from poorly prepared rivals.