Supermarket retailer The Co-op is strengthening its core logistics operation in North Lanarkshire with the pre-let of a new facility at Link Park in Newhouse, on the M8 east of Glasgow. The Co-op has taken 47,565 sq ft distribution facility with an additional service yard and HGV parking on an 18-year lease at £12.15 per sq ft. Construction on the facility, which is located next to its main 500,000 sq ft Glasgow distribution centre, is set to be completed by […]
The effects of a major fire that destroyed ArrowXL’s Worcester hub in 2017 are continuing to reverberate through the business, with the company reporting a 92% fall in pre-tax profits last year.
The Co-operative Group, which has said it would welcome the opportunity to trial more longer semi-trailers, has become one of the first customers to receive Dolphin aerodynamic truck bodies from Gray & Adams. The Dolphin is named because of its streamlined profile, which is designed to maximise fuel-efficiency and therefore reduce CO2 emissions. The design, fitted in this example to two 26-tonne Scania chassis, features cappings that follow the curvature of the roof, and a vortex generator to smooth the […]
A 24/7 lorry park with 173 spaces and a 106,000 sq ft warehouse on Coventry’s Lyons Park industrial estate have both been given planning approval by the local council.