The online retail boom accelerated by the pandemic has seen almost 15 million sq ft of new “super sheds” built across the UK.
The Post Office is to begin offering pick-up and drop-off services for Amazon packages, following a successful 6 month trial at select branches earlier this year.
Footwear and sportswear giant JD Sports is to create hundreds of new jobs at a 514,000 sq ft warehouse complex in Derby before the end of the year.
Online fashion giant ASOS is reportedly planning to open a fifth warehouse in Europe, with the hope of reducing delivery times.
The John Lewis Partnership has today announced it has signed an 11-year agreement with Tesco to lease a 1 million sq ft distribution centre at Fenny Lock in Milton Keynes, which will create 500 new jobs and fuel the retailer’s rapid online sales growth.
Retail logistics giant Clipper said it had been boosted by an acceleration in shopping online during the pandemic as it posted a surge in sales for the past year.