One of the largest warehouses within the M25, offering the potential to reach 21 million consumers within two hours, has been granted planning permission. Property group Goodman said the high spec 340,000 sq ft single unit warehouse at Purfleet Commercial Park in Essex would efficiently service e-commerce, retail and third-party logistics customers. Based half a mile from junctions 30 and 31 of the M25 and 16 miles from central London, Goodman said Purfleet 338 also taps into 9,300 job seekers […]
The Co-operative Group plans to close its Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, distribution centre later this year in a bid to improve efficiency and make its transport activities more cost-effective.
Potential customs clearance delays and the consequent increase in demand for UK warehousing for buffer stocks has led frozen distribition specialist NewCold to investigate possibilities for a new UK site.
The HGV driver training apprenticeship has been given the official go ahead with the government’s confirmation of apprenticeship funding today.