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 […]
The FTA has called on the UK government not to act upon Prime Minister Theresa May’s previous promise to take “no deal rather than a bad deal”, as Brexit negotiations formally begin today (19 June).
Palletways Platinum Club member Reason Transport has opened a new 20,000ft² warehouse at an old RAF base.
Reducing carbon emissions from fast-growing final-mile e-commerce deliveries isn’t just about switching to low emissions vehicles, as the Freight in the City Expo heard recently.