Eddie Stobart said it would continue fighting to build a national distribution centre in Warrington after its latest application was refused by the Secretary of State. The company originally lodged proposals for the scheme in 2018, which involve the construction of a state-of-the-art warehouse facility opposite its base on the Stretton Green distribution park in Appleton Thorn. The 59,000sq ft building would create 500 full-time jobs and would reportedly inject £75m into the Warrington economy. However, the plans attracted considerable […]
Haulage consortium Harlequin Logistics has injected some snap, crackle and pop into its five members after revealing that its first contract has been signed with Kellogg’s. Harlequin will deliver some 15,000 Kellogg’s loads a year from the cereal manufacturer’s depot in Manchester to retailers’ RDCs, wholesalers and cash and carry outlets nationwide. Founder Paul Smith told MT earlier this month (6 Feb) that it was also set to start work on a second, as yet undisclosed, contract, later this month, […]
Clipper has signed a lease on a new DC to handle its new contract with Zara parent company Inditex.
Local authorities across the country will be able to charge utility companies as much as £2,500 a day to work on roads in peak hours from next year.