McGregor Logistics has more than doubled its warehouse space at its site in Doncaster after taking on an additional 55,000sq ft unit following its move there a year ago. St. Modwen Park is now one of the company’s main UK distribution hubs following what it said was “continued growth” and reflected growing demand for shed space in the distribution sector. McGregor took out a three-year lease on a 40,000sq ft unit on the industrial estate in February 2020 and at […]
West Bromwich-based Sheldon Clayton Group has acquired the Wednesbury, West Midlands operation of Manchester warehousing and transport firm CFT Services for an undisclosed sum. The move will see all 30 staff at CFT’s Wednesbury operation move to Sheldon Clayton’s 12-acre, West Bromwich site. Sheldon Clayton group MD Stephen Pollock said the acquisition would add over £3m to the group’s turnover, which has risen from £5m four years ago to £20m now, including the CFT operation. Sheldon Clayton, which has 240,000ft² […]
Retailer Poundland has been given the green light to develop a 350,000ft² DC in Harlow to replace the DHL-operated Hoddesdon site.
Operators face queues of 7,000 trucks in Kent and a two-day wait to reach border, leaked post-Brexit report warns
A leaked government document warns that lack of haulier preparations for Brexit could create major delays on routes to the UK’s channel ports with HGV drivers waiting two days to reach the front of queues of up to 7,000 trucks – whether there is a trade deal with the EU or not.