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Speculative scheme planned for Coventry

West Midlands-based developer Chase Midland is set to undertake one of the largest speculative industrial schemes to be started in the Coventry area within the foreseeable future.

Firms to swoop South

Distribution companies are expected to flock to a new development on one of the South coast’s most prominent warehouse sites – Swift Distribution Park, which fronts the M27 and M271 at Nursling near Southampton.

Floorspace availability nearing peak

The latest King Sturge survey of available industrial and distribution floorspace indicates that the recent increase in availability may be “finally at, or nearing its peak”.

UK company floors Airbus deal

The Mezzanine Floor Company has beaten off stiff competition to win a £1M contract from Dürr, the UK subsidiary of the Stuttgart-based multinational technology giant, to provide platforms to be used in the manufacture of the wings.

Improving service and profitability

At first glance there is nothing out of the ordinary about Caterpillar Logistics’ new £53M distribution centre at Desford, Leicestershire, which is the new home for MG Rover’s worldwide parts operation. But the centre is unusual for two reasons: the wareh

Improving service and profitability (2)

Caterpillar’s arrangement with MG Rover goes much further than the handling of parts distribution. The global logistics service provider is responsible for all parts sales and marketing and global support for MG Rover’s network of nearly 1,500 dealers wor

Increased interest in large-scale distribution centres

Gladman Developments is in the process of obtaining planning permission for another of its ground-breaking ‘Big Five’ distribution / warehouse schemes at Sherburn in Elmet, east of Leeds. And, if given the go-ahead, the scheme will feature one of the larg

ProLogis pro regeneration

The distribution industry is replacing manufacturing as one of London’s major employment generators, says industrial and distribution property provider ProLogis. The company is playing a pivotal role in the regeneration of the Thames Gateway.

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