Everything within easy reach
Doncaster is perfectly located for the movement of goods throughout the UK and beyond whether it’s by road, rail, air or sea. With millions of customers right on your doorstep, 75% of the population reachable within a 4/5 hour drive time, the right supply chain skills, low operating costs and a readily available workforce – Doncaster is the perfect location for your business.
Our ever growing logistics sector has an economic output of £930 million and employs 31,000 people in the Sheffield City Region and is continuing to expand at a fast pace, creating hundreds of additional jobs every year.
Doncaster is the preferred destination hub for global companies such as Amazon, Ikea, Next, Asda, The Range, B & Q and BMW and for logistics firms like Wincanton, DHL and Armstrong Logistics.
We understand that logistics is more than sheds, fork-lifts and warehouses, that’s why we have a dedicated recruitment academy for the new iPort and a business team specialising in providing upskilling and training for existing employees.
With competitive operating costs and a wide choice of business parks, Doncaster is the logical choice for logistics.
Top 5 sites for logistics:
- iPort, Rossington
- G Park, Armthorpe
- Doncaster Sheffield Airport
- First Point, M18 Balby Carr
- M18 Junction 6, Thorne
If you would like to know more about the logistics opportunities available, help with identifying sites, development land, detailed labour statistics and labour rates as well as information on local training providers, then please contact: Chris Dungworth via our 'Get In Touch' form.