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 […]
Hermes Group, parent company of UK parcel carrier Hermes Parcelnet, has seen “significant growth” in turnover for the twelfth year running, which it attributed to the rapidly growing e-commerce sector.
Royal Mail has revealed that fuel costs for its fleet of 37,000 light and heavy commercial vehicles are at a record high, pushing it to introduce a fuel surcharge for the first time.
Amazon has announced plans to create 1,000 new permanent roles at its network of eight UK fulfilment centres in the “coming months”.