Logistics

Logistics


Geographically, the journey starts here. Positioned at the centre of the UK mainland, and well connected by road, rail and air to the rest of the country and Europe, we can bring the rest of the world closer to you.

  • At the centre of the M1, A1 and A46, connecting the east-west and north-south routes across the UK
  • Home to the country’s largest pure freight airport
  • The key to distribution for companies like M&S, Walmart and UDG

Nottingham is ideally positioned to reach out the UK market. Key stretches of the strategic major roads run through our county borders, keeping us connected and ensure you can reach 89% of the mainland UK in four hours lorry time or less.

Our location has helped companies who base their logistics along the M1 corridor in our region. They include Marks & Spencer’s 1 million sqft railhead connected e-fulfilment centre employing 1,000 people, a 480,000 sqft food distribution centre for Co-operative Food employing 900 people, a new distribution centre for Asda Walmart employing 600 people, and a new facility for specialist logistics firm UDG.

This concentration of companies has also ensured that we can provide the right skills, fuelling demand for pickers and packers, warehouse operatives, and administrative and clerical management.

As the industry becomes ever-more flexible to respond to new ways of working in retailing, Nottingham’s central location, business workforce and unrivalled connections ensure your business can rise to the challenge.

Location map of Nottingham with Rail and Logistics routes
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CONTACT


James Mann
Business Expansion Specialist


[email protected]


+44 (0) 7985 114 156


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