Next-day deliveries are in danger of becoming a thing of the past unless certainty over the status of EU workers is provided by the government, the GMB union has claimed. The warning came as the union obtained figures from the Office for National Statistics that revealed a third of warehousing and storage workers are EU nationals. The figures also show that EU nationals make up more than 20% of the workforce in 18 industries and that in the economy as […]
Take up for warehousing space in the UK reached record levels in the first half of 2020, with over a third of space taken up by Amazon and 11% involving deals where the lease is for less than 12 months due to the pandemic.
Rising demand for warehouse space and a welter of contract wins helped boost Howard Tenens’ group turnover from £57.1m to £64.7m in the year to 30 September 2014.
Hauliers are racing to grab a share of the permits that will allow them to continue to operate in Europe in the event of a no-deal Brexit outcome.