Royal Mail has taken a 346,000ft² distribution centre at the Mountpark Warrington Omega development in Warrington. The building, being developed by Mountpark Logistics, was already under construction as a speculative warehouse before Royal Mail decided to move in. It is due for completion in October. Simon Barker, UK process operations director at Royal Mail, commented: “The North West is a key area for our UK parcels operation. The new site will enable us to meet the growing demand for next […]
Amazon will open a new fulfilment centre in Warrington this autumn and its first dedicated UK receive centre in Coventry in 2018.
DX Group sales and marketing director Paul Doble has warned that online retailers are in danger of overwhelming capacity on their distribution networks in the run up to Christmas. Financial services firm Experian has predicted a 36% rise in online retail visits today and Doble said retailers should re-assess their delivery capabilities. Carriers are offering collection two working days before Christmas. TNT Express, DPD, FedEx, Hermes and UK Mail all said that 21 December is the last day they can […]