Building consolidation centres close to where people live and work is key to the future of UK logistics, according to property developer Prologis UK, which is funding a report into the future of freight. It said there was a “damaging misconception” that distribution centres should be sited outside of cities in order to boost sustainability and reduce traffic. But it added that research showed sustainability gains were far higher if they were built as close as possible to the end […]
Norbert Dentressangle has opened a national hub for its Specialist Services two-man delivery arm in Brownhills, near Walsall.
TNT is to build a new 600,000ft² hub in Dartford.
Scania has revealed plans to launch a range of fast-charging electric long-distance HGVs within the next few years as it ramps up its drive towards battery-powered sustainable vehicles.