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 […]
DHL Supply Chain has opened its expanded capacity warehouse for long-term customer Unilever, marking the end of a 21 month project. The Cannock, Staffordshire, centre has the capacity to house 100,000 pallets and will handle all of Unilever’s homecare and ambient food lines for the UK and Ireland – including brands such as Persil, Marmite and PG Tips. Expanding the Cannock site – designed specifically to bring both product categories under the same roof for combined customer orders- has also […]
Environment Minister Owen Paterson officially opened Grocontinental’s £5m frozen goods warehouse at its Whitchurch, Shropshire HQ last week.
Leading trade associations have broadly welcomed the government’s Brexit White Paper but warned that it could amplify the nation’s skills shortage.