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LSH Shedlines December 2017

Our monthly round-up of recent market news...

Argos creates 500 jobs and opens new facilities to expand deliveries

Retailer Argos is creating 500 new jobs and opening two new regional warehouses as it looks to expand same-day deliveries for Christmas. Read more>

CEVA opens refurbished facility for health care customers

Dutch supply chain management company CEVA has opened a fully refurbished 132,000 sq ft facility in Redditch, Worcestershire. The renovated site will serve customers across the health care sector.  Read more>

Drivers urged to retrain by Chancellor 

People who drive for a living will have to retrain over the next ten to twenty years as driverless vehicles become more widespread, according to the Chancellor, Phillip Hammond.  Around 1 million people will be affected. Read more>

Government drops Kent M20 lorry park plan at Stanford

The Department for Transport (DfT) has abandoned plans for a £250m lorry park in Kent.  The park, for up to 3,600 lorries, was planned to relieve motorway congestion during cross-Channel disruption. Read more>

Tesco given green light for £3.7bn takeover of Booker  

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has given the go-ahead for Tesco's £3.7bn takeover of cash and carry giant Booker. Read more>

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