Demand for warehousing and distribution space increased by 10% during the first quarter of the year, but was 20% below the five-year average due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Latest research from Colliers International showed that in Q1 there was 7.5 sq ft of take-up for letting more than 100,000 sq ft of space, an increase of 10% on the same quarter in 2019. However, it was still significantly down on the five-year Q1 average. Colliers said its figures showed activity […]
Two leading logistics firms have questioned plans for a new residential development in Yorkshire that would involve the construction of a new primary school and numerous homes adjacent to their operating sites. Clipper Logistics and Potter Group have both written to Selby District Council to question the planned Olympia Park development, which would include 985 homes and various leisure facilities including restaurants, sports and play areas, allotments and a public house. The development, for which a planning application was submitted […]
XPO Logistics and Nestlé are jointly creating a highly-automated warehouse in Leicestershire that will act as a distribution centre for Nestlé and provide a technology testbed for XPO.
Logistics and technology business EV Cargo has launched a new division which will integrate a range of services across the group as part of a wider strategy to drive growth.