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 […]
The United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has appointed Bibby Distribution’s Tony Mohan as its new chairman, taking over from John Maguire who has held the role since 2011.
Europa Warehouse, a division of Europa Worldwide, has retained its contract with Outback Barbecues for the third year running.
West Bromwich-based Sheldon Clayton Group has acquired the Wednesbury, West Midlands operation of Manchester warehousing and transport firm CFT Services for an undisclosed sum. The move will see all 30 staff at CFT’s Wednesbury operation move to Sheldon Clayton’s 12-acre, West Bromwich site. Sheldon Clayton group MD Stephen Pollock said the acquisition would add over £3m to the group’s turnover, which has risen from £5m four years ago to £20m now, including the CFT operation. Sheldon Clayton, which has 240,000ft² […]