Developer PLP has gained planning consent for a 343,000sq ft speculative warehouse at Smithywood Business Park in Sheffield and plans to begin construction before the end of this year. PLP development director Matthew Fitton said that the nature of the location, adjacent to Junction 35 of the M1, gave the company the confidence to build one of the largest speculative warehouses in the region. “Given the proximity of the site to the M1 motorway and Sheffield, PLP Smithywood will offer […]
Ceva Logistics will help Australian DIY group Arlec build up its UK business after sealing a new warehousing deal.
Working practices in the supply chain have been thrust into the limelight by the BBC’s investigative series Panorama. Earlier this week the programme aired an edition highlighting long shifts and tough picking targets at a DC run by internet retailer Amazon.