Burton upon Trent was once a global brewing superpower and although that heyday is behind it, the town has successfully reinvented itself, retaining its international flavour and attracting the likes of UPS. The global operator opened its UK Integrad training facility in the Staffordshire town in May 2017, in a move echoing the same pursuit of excellence that saw the brewers of Burton achieve international prominence in the 19th century. The facility, located near to the Clipper Logistics/Superdry site in […]
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