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 […]
Palletways has suspended its operations to Europe until 25 January, but other pallet networks confirmed this week that their deliveries to the continent will continue.
Rhenus Warehousing Solutions has opened a fourth warehouse on Magna Park in Lutterworth.
Goods from Northern Ireland to Great Britain will not be subject to export declarations and there will be no tariffs on freight remaining within the UK customs territory, cabinet minister Michael Gove has confirmed.