Author: George Baker

A new website called Doncaster Works has been launched to provide people and businesses with everything they need to know about work, skills and enterprise.   Coordinated by Doncaster Council’s Skills and Enterprise Team, Doncaster Works will become a one-stop resource for jobs and career opportunities. Doncaster Works will promote job vacancies and apprenticeship opportunities, the available training needed to support business and individuals and…

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  Verdion has completed construction of the new 1.1 million sq ft (102,190 sq m) logistics facility for Amazon at iPort, its 6 million sq ft (557,400 sq m) strategic rail freight interchange in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. The bespoke warehouse is 0.5 kilometres in length – the size equivalent of 14 football pitches – while the building design itself is state of the art, with…

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Amazon have announced they are NOW recruiting for 500 – 800 Permanent roles!   The route to apply will depend on your current employment status. Why do you want to work at Amazon; Fulfilment Associates rates from above NMW Overtime paid at Premium Rates Fixed shift pattern, so you always know when you’ll be working Comprehensive benefits package, including Restricted Stock Units, Contributory Pension Scheme, Private…

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Club Doncaster and The iPort Academy are on the road to success after a new joint sponsorship was announced at the Keepmoat Stadium. The iPort Academy is the Hub for employment at the developing Doncaster iPort Site near the Great Yorkshire Way, Rossington, offering free support to all Doncaster residents. The sponsorship agreement will see the iPort Academy sponsor Rovers midfielder Paul Keegan and Doncaster…

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  It was announced today that Lidl is set to open another brand new distribution centre in Doncaster, becoming the latest household name to join iPort, Verdion’s £500 million multi-modal logistics development. The announcement of the new £70 million warehouse marks another milestone in the supermarket’s ongoing expansion plans within the UK, and follows the opening of Lidl’s newest regional distribution centre in Southampton earlier…

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  Verdion, the European logistics specialist, has handed over the completed 145,000 sq ft (13,470 sq m) logistics unit to Fellowes at iPort in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Fellowes, the global manufacturer and marketer of office business products, storage and workspace management solutions, will move into IP2b, one of iPort’s new speculatively built units. IP2b is its new UK headquarters and EU shared service building. Michel…

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  Verdion has announced its plan to speculatively develop another 565,000 sq ft of logistics space, following the successful year of letting activity at its £500 million iPort development in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Due to significant demand in the market and a shortage of Grade A warehouse space, Verdion, with its funding partner the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP), has pushed the button on…

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SKILLS and education in logistics is now firmly on the agenda in the Sheffield City Region following an event of private and public sector representatives of the industry. The Logistics Hub UK (LHUK) event, heard from business professionals and academics about the skills shortage in the area and about initiatives and drives that are available to tackle this. Mike Hughes, CEO of Verdion, who has…

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Verdion has announced a further new letting at its £500 million multi-modal logistics development in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Almost 200 jobs are to be created after supply chain firm Ceva Logistics signed a deal for a new warehouse for a major sports brand. Construction work has begun on the 215,800 sq. ft. building at the iPort and is due to be completed in February next…

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Amazon has today announced that a new fulfilment centre (2 units totalling 1,315,600 sq ft) will open at the Doncaster iPort to meet growing customer demand in the UK, creating 500 new jobs. The new site at the iPort will be Amazon’s third fulfilment centre in Doncaster, providing employment and economic benefits to the area. A fulfilment centre in Balby Carr Bank opened in 2010…

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