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By: Oliver Bycroft 04/11/19
High Hopes for The High Street

2018 Christmas trading figures have been a mixed bag for UK retailers, with winners and losers on the High Street. One trend that continues though is the rise of online sales and the decline of physical retail sales. No surprise there then. However, look closely between the tabloid pages of doom and gloom and it’s […]

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By: Phil Oakley 03/11/19
The Inside Track on Rail Freight

The logistics sector is a critical part of the UK economy, keeping the country’s goods flowing in-line with customer demand, servicing everything from grocery stores to delivering online shopping orders. However, the logistics sector as we know it is under immense stress, and there is a big focus on making the industry more sustainable. Whilst […]

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By: Paul Weston 02/11/19
Why we need to re-frame the conversation if we want to attract millennials into the industrial and logistics sector

I’ve been in the industrial and logistics sector for over twenty five years and, over the last few months,I’ve been reflecting on the challenges out customers face if they want to encourage more young people to consider a career within this rapidly growing area. Even writing the words ‘logistics sector’ made me stop and consider […]

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By: Robin Woodbridge 01/11/19
How the need for flexibility is changing the relationship between landlords and 3PL’s

As e-commerce continues to grow in the UK, so too does the demand for third party logistics and, with that growth, come challenges and opportunities for the sector in equal measure. Finding the right logistics warehouse, with the right fit-out and the right lease terms and structure are key to helping 3PL’s deliver on their […]

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By: Julia Richards 30/10/19
Food for thought: why it’s important to consider everyone’s appetite when it comes to inclusion and diversity.

Food for thought: why it’s important to consider everyone’s appetite when it comes to inclusion and diversity We’re passionate about our people at Prologis UK and, as part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we recently appointed two Diversity Champions to promote the importance of diversity and equality across our business. Stuart Davies and […]

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By: Simon Cox 30/10/19
Internet Fusion has sustainability all wrapped up!

From the outside, it’s hard to imagine the sustainability revolution that’s going on inside Internet Fusion’s warehouse on Prologis Park Kettering. Here, 10,000 orders are shipped every day to surfers, snowboarders, equestrians and people who love spending time in the great outdoors: the very people who experience, first-hand, the effect that plastic pollution and global […]

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Electric Bus Trial at The Bridge in Dartford wins Green Apple Award

Sustainability is a core part of our business philosophy and we were pleased to support this trial to provide clean, green, public transport Steve Haddock, Prologis UK   Less than twenty years ago, our development at The Bridge in Dartford was a derelict, overgrown site. Today, The Bridge, a joint venture between Prologis and Dartford […]

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By: Tom Price 30/10/19
Hermes hits peak with new, sustainable distribution depot

Hermes Hits Peak at Hemel Hempstead It’s always an exciting time when we handover a new building to a customer. It’s even more exciting, however, when the official handover ceremony coincides with the customer’s first day of peak operation. Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, recently opened its purpose-built parcel distribution depot at Prologis Park Hemel […]

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