Construction firm Glencar has secured three new contracts valued at in excess of £20m for logistics and industrial development projects at sites in Northampton, Dartford and Witham, Essex. The new projects include a 130,000sq ft warehouse and logistics unit being developed speculatively by GLP on the final plot of its G-Park Northampton development. Other deals have been signed for a five-unit 177,000sq ft speculative industrial scheme for Wrenbridge and its funding partner Railpen at The Bridge in Dartford, and a […]
Hazardous goods supplier ASK Chemicals has awarded a five year contract to Potter Logistics, worth £500,000. The new contract will see Potter Logistics store and handle flammable substances and other hazardous goods at Potter’s Droitwich DC. Some 600 tonnes of ASK products a month will be delivered to the DC, where they will be stored in a 40,000 ft² warehouse for highly flammable liquids. As part of the contract, it has extended its office space at the DC by nearly […]
A continued move from straight transport to logistics activities including warehousing, packing and freight forwarding helped Glasgow-based Gordon Leslie Group achieve a 20% rise in pre-tax profit in the year to 30 September 2012. Turnover in the year fell around 8% to £4.8m (2011: £5.2m), but profit before tax came in at just over £487,000 (2011: £405,000). MD Craig Leslie said the firm had made a “fairly conscious move” in the last two years to reduce its reliance on some […]
Davies Turner has donated 25 pallets of Hunter Boot’s women’s wellingtons to the London Ambulance Service to help protect staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.