Healthcare logistics company Movianto is taking two warehouses in the North West as part of a major expansion of its UK network. The company has signed up for a 373,000ft² purpose-built facility at Haydock Green in St Helens as well as a 300,000ft² building in Knowsley. Both are being let by Industrial North West. Movianto’s Haydock Green warehouse, which will become operational in Q1 2019, will create at least 200 new jobs. It is located close to Junction 23 of […]
RHA and FTA say Transport Committee report on driver shortage is “fair reflection” of industry’s issues
The RHA has said the Transport Committee report into the driver shortage, which said that current measures to tackle the issue are not enough to resolve it, is a “fair reflection” of the industry’s problems.
Around 2,000 drivers and warehouse staff across three Tesco DCs could be taking strike action in the run-up to Christmas, after union Unite began balloting them following what it described as a “pitiful” pay offer by the retailer.
New research reveals that, despite concerns about the economy, more companies intend to expand their warehousing than reduce it in the next two years.