Claims by the GMB union that an Asos warehouse had become “a cradle of disease” after warehouse workers contracted Covid-19 have been firmly rebutted by the retailer, as well as by its recognised trade union. Asos said there was no evidence to suggest nine confirmed coronavirus cases at its Barnsley warehouse were contracted at its site and that the percentage of its team affected was significantly lower than the national average. A spokesman said Asos and XPO Logistics, which manages […]
A coronavirus outbreak at XPO’s Swindon distribution centre is now under control with new Covid-19 cases continuing to fall, according to Swindon Borough Council.
Whether they have been forced to consider second-hand space because of a lack of new buildings or prefer it for cost reasons, occupiers have become used to a wide choice of warehouses. Now, however, they are facing a reduced supply.