B&Q is to open a new 375,000ft² DC adjacent to its existing warehouse in Swindon. The company said that the new facility, which will employ 100 people when it opens next February, will maximise product availability for its in-store and digital customers. Tim Crighton, group logistics property manager at B&Q’s parent company Kingfisher, said that the opening of the warehouse is part of the group’s transformation plan called One Kingfisher. “The new site will allow us to improve efficiencies within […]
Panther Warehousing has completed a management buyout (MBO), backed by private equity firm Lloyds Development Capital (LDC).
The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has launched a benchmarking survey aimed at establishing best practice guidelines in the logistics industry.
Online retailer Shop Direct – owner of the Very and Littlewoods brands – is to open a 500,000 ft2 automated fulfilment centre near Castle Donington in Leicestershire.