Miniclipper Logistics has opened its distribution and logistics centre in Dunstable as part of its expansion plans. It said the £5.5m site investment in its 50th anniversary year, will enable it to handle higher volumes of freight and meet the increased demand for its warehousing and transport services. The 4.5-acre site is double the size of its previous location in Leighton Buzzard and Miniclipper now operates over 450,000 sq ft of storage and over 38,000 pallet spaces across five sites. […]
Dachser has opened its €26m (£21.1m) distribution centre and head office in Northampton, following a period of growth European exports from the UK.
Construction has begun on NFT’s new 230,000ft² distribution centre for food importers at the Port of Tilbury.
They told us it would happen: in April 2012, advisory firm KPMG predicted a flurry of mergers and acquisitions in the logistics and distribution sector during the year… and that’s exactly what we got. Top of the pile in terms of the most noteworthy was undoubtedly the UPS/TNT Express merger announced in March and set to create a £37bn turnover logistics giant. The takeover was described at the time by TNT Express chief executive Marie-Christine Lombard as a move that […]