London Gateway’s Logistics Park is fast-tracking the delivery of a speculative 146,000 sq ft green warehouse facility to meet surging demand for premium warehousing space in the south east of England. DP World has commissioned the new facility at the Logistics Park, adjacent to London Gateway’s deep-water port, in response to retailers expanding their operations there to meet growing demand for online goods. Oliver Treneman, DP World’s UK park development director, said: “The new facility will be ready for occupancy […]
Last-minute talks are being conducted today between Indesit UK and union Unite over the pay and conditions of over 200 drivers and warehouse staff at the white goods manufacturer – just over 36 hours before the first of three separate strikes is due to start.
A shortage of warehousing space in the UK boosted Howard Tenens’ turnover and pre-tax profit in its last economic year, due to the operator’s significant property holdings and an increase in demand.
Amazon is to create 1,500 jobs with a new fulfilment centre in Essex next year, announced just a week after it revealed plans for its new Doncaster warehouse.