DHL Supply Chain has opened a new 11-acre multi-user RDC in Avonmouth to boost its south-west operation. The new site, near Bristol, will enable customers to use shared facilities and vehicles, which DHL said “offers users economies of scale”, while reducing wasted space and overheads. It has been designed to be as flexible as possible, with 120,000ft² of ambient chambers and 35,000ft² of temperature-controlled sheds. Flexible dock doors and ground level access points allow for a wide range of vehicles […]
Miniclipper Logistics has expanded its operations and vehicle fleet due to increased demand for warehousing from existing customers, as well as new business wins. The operator has taken on an 87,000ft² warehouse a mile from its main base in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, boosting its overall warehousing capacity to 200,000ft². Jayne Masters, sales director at Miniclipper, said it had taken on the 15-year lease following an increasing appetite from both existing and new customers for storage space. She said the company, […]
New research reveals that, despite concerns about the economy, more companies intend to expand their warehousing than reduce it in the next two years.