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 […]
Healthcare logistics company Movianto is taking two warehouses in the North West as part of a major expansion of its UK network.
What made the headlines in the UK road transport industry in January 2017? And what trends are shaping logistics and distribution? Motortransport.co.uk has all the answers. OPERATOR NEWS Tesco dominated the headlines: it is set to close two of its distribution centres in the UK, bringing all warehouse operations carried out by DHL Supply Chain and Wincanton in-house, as part of a long-term plan to “simplify” its distribution operations. Meanwhile its £3.7bn merger with wholesaler Booker creates one of the […]
The availability of modern warehouses is set to reach a six-year high according to property agent and advisor Cushman & Wakefield – but there are huge regional variations within the UK.