Unilever subsidiary Unilever Bestfoods UK (UBF) has contracted Power Europe to develop and manage a new automated national distribution centre (NDC) at Kingswood Lakeside in Cannock, Staffordshire.
The Government’s decision not to give approval for Associated British Ports’ (ABP) proposed deep-sea container port at Dibden Bay, Southampton, has been heavily criticised by trade associations.
Helios Properties, the specialist distribution development company run by Trevor Cartner and Mike Hughes, has formed a £150M joint venture with Slough Estates to develop large scale distribution parks.
Procurement service provider Freight Traders is continuing to diversify into sectors away from its fast-moving consumer goods and has recently completed a bulk tanker tender in the chemical sector for Rohm and Haas Company – one of the world’s largest
Mercado, part of the Headlam Group, is one of the largest suppliers of floor coverings in Europe. The company has a new 14,900sq m regional distribution centre (RDC) built from a greenfield site and which is one of Headlam’s largest units in the UK.
A new racking system has been designed, supplied and installed at Dextra Lighting’s new warehouse in Gillingham by Locators Storage Systems (LSS). By making maximum use of the 70m x 40m warehouse has created about 1,500 pallet locations
Triumph Motorcycles has expanded into purpose-built premises adjacent to its Hinckley Works to ensure that its production lines runs smoothly – its 13 different models are assembled on the one line at the same time. With anything up to 4,000
American wetsuit manufacturer O’Neill’s national distribution centre (NDC) at Midhurst, West Sussex, features a new complete garment racking, handling and distribution system installed by Warehouse Systems (WSL).
Associated British Ports is investing £500,000 in developing a new facility at its Port of Immingham, following a term agreement with Whitemountain Roadstone.
Freight forwarder and storage company Expeditors International (UK) is letting 9,031sq m of warehouse space at Polar Park, Heathrow, from Brixton for more than £1M a year, or £10.50 per sq ft. Brixton says the letting is the largest open market tra