The rise in online shopping and courier activities over the last decade means there are now 11 local authority districts in the UK where transport and storage has become the dominant industry, official figures reveal. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said in 2011, transport and storage was not the main industry in any part of the UK. However, by 2021 there were almost a dozen regions where it had become dominant and included Rugby in Warwickshire, South Holland in […]
Sainsbury’s has abandoned plans for a distribution centre near Exeter, claiming that improved efficiency in its logistics network means it is no longer required.
Take-up of large warehouses in 2017 fell by 36% compared to the year before, according to new research from property agent JLL.
DHL Express is planning to invest £30m in its network of depots and hubs over the next four years. UK and Ireland chief executive Phil Couchman revealed exclusively to MT that the logistics giant plans to expand capacity nationwide as a result of demand for international express deliveries over the past 12 months.