Firethorn Trust is looking to build a 500,000sq ft logistics park in Peterborough with plans to open it in the summer of 2022. The £60m Kingston Park development is expected to create 150 jobs, according to the company. Peter Mather, a partner at Firethorn Trust, said: “Peterborough is one of the fastest growing cities in the UK and has developed into a significant regional commercial location due to its excellent road connectivity and strong labour supply. “Our plans to develop […]
Nearly 11% of logistics businesses are still reporting severe or extreme disruption to their overall freight volumes in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
DHL Express is planning to invest £30m in its network of depots and hubs over the next four years. UK and Ireland chief executive Phil Couchman revealed exclusively to MT that the logistics giant plans to expand capacity nationwide as a result of demand for international express deliveries over the past 12 months.
Fowler Welch is preparing for a 20% absence rate this winter in the expectation that the cold weather will push up Covid-19 infection rates once again.