Growth of Amazon gives UK warehousing sector a real shake-up

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Growth of Amazon gives UK warehousing sector a real shake-up

By | 2017-04-06T16:45:22+00:00 April 6th, 2017|feed news|Comments Off on Growth of Amazon gives UK warehousing sector a real shake-up

The growth of Amazon in the UK has had a huge effect on the demand-supply balance of available warehouse capacity, delegates at this week’s Multimodal event in Birmingham heard.
According to Mark Thornton, marketing director of omnichannel and e-commerce technology provider Maginus, Amazon’s current UK profile of 13 fulfilment centres and 22 delivery stations will be boosted by an additional one million square feet of warehousing this year.
He said: “In 2016, 25% of …

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