Wednesday 1st Jul 2015 - Logistics Manager

Poundland takes on 524,000 sq ft DC

Poundland has taken on a 15-year lease of 524,000 sq ft distribution centre in Wakefield at a rate of £2.5m per year from LondonMetric Property. Construction of the distribution centre is due to commence later this year, with an expected completion date of autumn 2016.

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Industry welcomes Heathrow expansion

Logistics industry bodies have welcomed the decision of Sir Howard Davies’s Airport Commission to throw its weight behind an additional 3,500m runway to the north west of Heathrow’s existing runways.