A 20% increase in storage demand has prompted Meachers Global Logistics to lease a new warehouse in Southampton. The transport company said the COVID-19 pandemic had sent demand for space soaring as supply chains slowed down. The new premises at Solent Gateway in Marchwood will help Meachers meet the needs of its customers while the coronavirus takes hold. Gary Whittle, commercial director at Meachers, said: “The coronavirus outbreak has forced many supply chains to back up as companies with surplus […]
Clipper Logistics responds to alleged breach of social distancing rules at Nottinghamshire warehouse
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