First 4 Logistics has opened a new operational parcel depot in Newhaven in response to significant growth, spurred by a huge surge in online shopping across Brighton and East Sussex since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. The company, which employs 40 staff, is also looking to recruit an additional three permanent staff and five temporary staff in the coming weeks, in order to meet rising demand. The new depot provides 17,000sq ft of warehouse space, an increase of 10,000sq […]
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Hermes UK has opened a ‘pop-up’ distribution depot in Eccles to handle the Black Friday and Christmas peaks.
Covid-19 has accelerated logistics innovation, e-commerce and the sector’s digititalisation “by years”, according to DHL’s latest Logistics Trend Radar report.