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 […]
Great Bear Distribution has said a large new DC it is to set up at Markham Vale, Chesterfield, will create a “significant” number of new jobs.
International hauliers have hit out at P&O Ferries amid an ongoing struggle to find alternative freight routes following the operator’s decision to axe 800 staff and suspend services.
DSV Road has signed up to the Green Freight Europe initiative, as part of its commitment to minimising its environmental impact. Green Freight Europe is voluntary programme promoting cooperation between transport companies and their customers. The initiative is focused on building and maintaining a platform to collect, compute and report CO² emissions from road transport. It includes companies like IKEA, DOW, Schneider Electric and Akzo Nobel in membership, as well as a number of transport suppliers. René Falch Olesen, chief […]