Lidl is to build a 645,000sq ft DC in Gildersome, Leeds, as part of a major expansion of its distribution network. Its plans could create up to 500 jobs. Construction of the facility will follow a pipeline of new Lidl DCs including warehouses in Doncaster, Bolton, Peterborough and Luton. Ingo Fischer, Lidl UK’s director of expansion and development, said: “As we continue to open new stores and serve more customers across the country it’s important that we also continue to build […]
Long-standing heavy transport firm Heanor Haulage is closing its haulage arm this month to focus on warehousing and storage.
Supply chain services specialist Walker Logistics saw a 400% upturn in ecommerce orders processed at its Berkshire-based fulfillment centre in April compared to the same period last year.
Geodis Calberson has opened three new regional UK DCs as part of its five-year expansion plan. In addition to its 11 sites operating across the country, it has recently opened DCs at West Thurrock in East London, Wythenshawe in Manchester and Hedge End in Southampton. Geodis Calberson said the new warehouses would help it get closer to its customers at a local level. “We are delighted to be opening our new sites to bring an even better service to our […]