Back in February, before the UK’s nationwide Covid-19 lockdown, internet sales as a percentage of total retail sales stood at just 18% and few people understood (or cared) how the goods they ordered online, or picked from the supermarket shelf, actually arrived at their final destination. On 16 March, when the lockdown commenced, all that changed. As bricks and mortar stores closed their doors, and everyday items such as pasta and toilet roll were cleared from supermarket shelves at an […]
Food and FMCG companies must take steps to organise themselves now if they are going to have the right warehouse infrastructure in place to meet post-lockdown trading conditions.
Healthcare logistics company Movianto is taking two warehouses in the North West as part of a major expansion of its UK network.
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.