U-Freight, the international freight forwarding and logistics services group, has developed a new temperature and humidity-controlled warehouse facility in Shanghai.
Fashion retailer Next has agreed a lease on a 1.1m sq ft distribution complex at St Paul’s Developments and Tritax Assets 85-acre Brookfields Park in South Yorkshire.
Roadcrew Solutions, Volvo Truck’s all-makes parts division, is moving its warehouse operation from its current location in Warwick to the Volvo Parts facility in Rugby, due to its rapid expansion over the last five years.
Davies Turner is relocating one of its key regional distribution centres to a new facility at Cumbernauld in Scotland.
A huge demand for distribution warehousing is transforming the sector in the North and North East. While many will agree the past few years have seen a distinct move away from the Midlands to areas such as Doncaster in South Yorkshire,
Wincanton, has been selected to support retailer Argos in managing a 700,000 sq ft direct imports centre in Kettering.
There comes a time in every build project where a developer will think to himself or herself: “If only I could set my own building regs.” Those regulations came about to put a brake on shoddy practice.
Innovate Logistics is to open a training Centre of Excellence at the award-winning Space27, the new office, workspace and leisure complex adjacent to its headquarters at Sherwood Business Park, Nottingham.
Teesland iDG has won consent for its 7,925 sq m (85,300 sq ft) industrial/warehouse development at Access 4:20 on Bellingham Way, Aylesford, near Maidstone, Kent.
Gladman Developments has launched the UK’s largest speculative industrial development known as Cosmic Park in Sherburn-in-Elmet, in Yorkshire.