Morrisons to hire 200 at online distribution hub

SUPERMARKET group Morrisons is to create 200 jobs at a new distribution base in Knowsley.

It has taken a 15-year lease on 20,000 sq ft at the Academy Business Park in Knowsley which is owned by Alderley Edge-based Orbit Developments.

Orbit said the deal paved the way for a speculative 100,000 sq ft distribution unit at the park which will eventually have 260,000 sq ft.

Morrisons' centre will service online customers in Merseyside and North Wales with a fleet of 54 vans run by Ocado which has a distribution deal wi... For the full story register now for free or login below...