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 […]
Despite the continuing uncertainty over the UK economy and the future of foreign drivers post-Brexit, confidence amongst UK’s logistics businesses has risen from the historic low registered in the first half of 2016, according to a new survey. Although the latest UK Logistics Confidence Index from Barclays and Moore Stephens, remained depressed at 53 in the second half of 2016, compared with the high point two years ago of 71.4, it is at least up from the 51.8 low seen […]
UK transport companies have until December 2020 to plan for Brexit, the government said today after revealing a transition period between the UK and EU had been agreed.
The collapse of City Link triggered an influx of additional volumes into the large parcels market, Panther Warehousing MD Colin McCarthy has said.