Whistl has taken leases on 450,000sq ft of warehouse space to meet the growing demand for its fulfilment and contact centres. The company has taken 300,000sq ft at Belkin House, Express Business Park, expanding its existing Rushden fulfilment capability and is opening its fifth fulfilment centre, located in Unit 3 Northampton GPark. The site at Moulton Park Industrial Estate, Northampton (pictured) was chosen because of its ‘Golden Triangle’ location, said to be the biggest concentration of major logistics and distribution […]
Online grocery retailer Ocado has said its second customer fulfilment centre in Dordon, Warwickshire, will commence operations in February next year. Equipment installation at the warehouse is almost complete and testing has been underway since May, the firm confirmed. The project “remains in line with budget”, it said. The retailer, which also announced it had secured an 18-month extension on £100m of loans from its lenders to July 2015, said it had achieved an 11% rise in gross sales year-on-year […]
Howard Tenens is increasing its number of depots as well as expanding existing ones since winning new business this year.
Firethorn Trust is looking to build a 500,000sq ft logistics park in Peterborough with plans to open it in the summer of 2022.