Brexit has amplified the shortage of warehousing space in the UK, delegates were told at the Freight in the City Expo. Kevin Mofid, director of research at Savills, described property as “the forgotten part of the supply chain”. “Brexit is amplifying these trends,” said Mofid. “At a national level the vacancy rate for warehousing is 6%, in London that falls to 3%. Amazon took 27% of all available warehousing space in 2016. “You’ve got all this structural change in the retail […]
Switch to unaccompanied freight model to avoid Brexit border delays at Channel Ports, says Peel Ports
Hauliers could avoid Brexit border delays at the Channel Ports by sending freight unaccompanied via other locations, according to Peel Ports.
Take-up of large warehouses in 2017 fell by 36% compared to the year before, according to new research from property agent JLL.