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  • Caddick Developments plans Lancashire logistics park
    by Liza Helps on 25/09/2020 at 1:19 pm

    Caddick Developments is proposing to deliver a new 612,500 sq. ft industrial and logistics hub in Farington, Lancashire. The proposed development would include 612,500 sq. ft of commercial space, offering a mix of industrial and logistics space with ancillary offices, providing the flexibility to accommodate businesses of all types and sizes. Proposals include a range […] The post Caddick Developments plans Lancashire logistics park appeared first on Logistics Manager.

  • Mega sheds sell for £77 million
    by Liza Helps on 25/09/2020 at 1:02 pm

    A total of three mega warehouses across Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire have been sold by specialist logistics and industrial property investor Tritax Big Box REIT for £77 million. Tritax Big Box REIT has sold a 473,263 sq ft site let to Whirlpool at Warth Park, Raunds, a 255,680 sq ft building occupied by DHL at Langley […] The post Mega sheds sell for £77 million appeared first on Logistics Manager.

  • Yodel ups staffing levels for Christmas peak
    by Michelle Mooney on 25/09/2020 at 12:40 pm

    Express parcel carrier Yodel said it would create 2,950 new jobs to handle volumes during the Christmas peak. The new roles comprise of 2,500 self-employed courier positions, as well as 450 positions at Yodel itself, , including couriers and parcel sorters across its 50 locations in the UK. Total online retail sales in August were 46.8% […] The post Yodel ups staffing levels for Christmas peak appeared first on Logistics Manager.

  • Boohoo sets out six-step supply chain recovery programme after review identifies failings
    by Christopher Walton on 25/09/2020 at 8:54 am

    Boohoo said it needs to go” further and faster” to improve the governance, oversight and compliance of its supply chain, after an independent review identified ‘many failings’. However the Independent Review, conducted by Alison Levitt QC, also found ample evidence that the steps which boohoo was now taking in relation to remedying problems in its Leicester supply chain had […] The post Boohoo sets out six-step supply chain recovery programme after review identifies failings appeared first on Logistics Manager.

  • Government warned over virus containment strategy
    by Michelle Mooney on 25/09/2020 at 7:58 am

    Logistics UK (formerly the Freight Transport Association) has warned that if the government does not consider the economic impact of its latest coronavirus containment measures it could lead to further job losses. Logistics UK’s chief executive, David Wells has urged the government to provide support for industries affected by the impact of Covid-19 and the […] The post Government warned over virus containment strategy appeared first on Logistics Manager.

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