Mark Thompson Transport has marked its first foray into warehousing by taking on 110,000 sq ft of office and shed space on the site of a former Royal Naval air station. The Kinaxia-owned haulage firm also said it was creating 20 warehouse jobs as a result of its move to new headquarters at the Stretton Distribution Centre in Appleton, Warrington. Boss Mark Thompson (pictured) said: “This investment will enable us to meet increased demand from an expanding client base and […]
Construction has been completed on a new £22m food DC for The Co-operative in north Derbyshire, which the firm says will employ over 1,000 people and create around 320 new jobs. The Castlewood site, which will service over 500 Co-operative food stores in Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire, will start operation in January with the first deliveries scheduled for March. It will become fully operational in September. Located just off junction 28 of the M1, the new site will take […]
Hermes has opened a new 80,000ft² parcel depot at Prologis Park in Hemel Hempstead ahead of its predicted “busiest peak season to date”.
Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has called on online retailers to increase the number of delivery options they offer consumers and consider using more third party carriers, as demand from internet shoppers and pressure on carrier capacity continues to grow.