DPD’s £150m parcel hub in Hinckley, Leicestershire will be fully operational ahead of the Black Friday and Christmas period, the parcel delivery group has confirmed. The depot is the company’s fifth in the UK and one of the largest fully-automated domestic parcel hubs in Europe. DPD said Hub 5, close to junction 1 of the M69, was also its most eco-friendly and technologically advanced, featuring a Solar PV system with over 6,000 panels, providing an output of 2.4MW. The power […]
Norbert Dentressangle will cease providing warehousing and distribution services to collapsed retail chain Comet from tomorrow (21 December). Last month the operator warned its five-year £100m contract with Comet, which it only signed earlier this year, was in the hands of the retail chain’s administrator Deloitte. At the start of this week Deloitte closed the last of the retail chain’s stores in the absence of an acceptable offer for the whole business. Richard Cawston, business unit director at Norbert Dentressangle, […]
Miniclipper Logistics is celebrating half a century of trading with a £5.5m investment in a new four acre site, as well as truck and trailer acquisitions.
Delivery firm DX Group has opened a new security control room as part of a £10m expansion programme.