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The Hub in Birmingham gets underway

The £150M scheme to regenerate the largest brownfield development site in the Midlands into The Hub, offering distribution and production facilities, is due to start. Located between J6 and J7 of the M6 near Spaghetti Junction, The Hub (see Logistics Mana

EU Directive makes it easier to sue

Warehouse managers must act now to protect themselves against new breeds of occupational disease claims, warns Norwich Union Risk Services (NURS), as new regulations being introduced because of the EU Directive on Physical Agents (Vibration) will make it

Record truck sales a good omen?

Birmingham property agent Eagleton & Co is confident that the huge investment in commercial vehicle fleets “must have a direct spin-off into the distribution property sector”.

FWL invests in new high-tech service centre

Following growth in its hosted offerings, FWL Technologies has invested in a new high-tech service centre to provide enhanced services to supply chain organisations worldwide.

Operations centre operational

Distribution solutions consortium Jigsaw has opened a new operations centre at Bardon in Leicestershire. The facility, adjacent to J22 of the M1, coordinates the movements of a mixed fleet of up to 1,200 commercial vehicles and 2,000 trailers

Reeling in results

PD Teesport (formerly known as the Tees and Hartlepool Port Authority), the first major UK port to be privatised and part of the PD Ports, Logistics and Shipping Group, has developed a substantial new warehousing facility to handle de-vanned container-bas

First class delivery of new hub

Royal Mail’s new 24,386sq m national distribution hub building at the DIRFT Logistics Park, alongside the M1’s J18 and the West Coast Rail Line, has been delivered on time and on budget by developer DIRFT, a subsidiary of Severn Trent Property.

House hunting!

The rise in Internet-based sales has led to major expansion in the logistics needed to support the resultant home delivery sector. The continuous requirement for companies to provide a fast, efficient and cost-effective delivery service to business and co

Expansion at DIRFT Logistics Park a step closer

Daventry District Council has approved plans to expand the DIRFT Logistics Park which could also sway the Government to also agree the plan. Expansion plans for the Park have been referred to the Government because the outline planning application is a de

Growth in South Yorkshire market strengthens

The distribution warehouse market in South Yorkshire continues to grow in strength as the region establishes itself as of the UK’s premier distribution locations. Confidence in the area following recent transactions with companies such as B&Q, Next and Al

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