E-commerce is being replaced by q-commerce – quick commerce – as customers demand their parcels faster and faster. It means another surge in demand for last-mile logistics property, and probably a rise in rents. David Thame reports.
South Staffordshire Council has approved plans for a 227,000 sq ft mid box development close to junction one of the M54 near Wolverhampton.
The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed supply chains to rely much more on automation and technology. However, human relationships are still what keeps logistics moving, says Gary Dodsworth, UK director of global freight specialist Rhenus...
Shane Brennan, Cold Chain Federation Chief Executive, considers current the 'divers of change' in the sector.
Tax, tariffs and port delays are prompting UK online retailers to switch to storage facilities on the continent.
John Maguire, managing director of Narrow Aisle Ltd, shares his thoughts.
Glencar is to fit out a new 164,000 sq ft Ocado warehouse at Symmetry Park, Bicester.