EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Oakland International

Oakland International

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Northamptonshire; Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire; East Midlands
Location of affected unit(s): Corby


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
52 - Warehousing and support activities for transportation

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 06-04-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Logistics company Oakland International has announced it is to create 100 new jobs when its new distribution centre in Corby, Northamptonshire is fully operational. The Corby site officially opened in March 2017, and is the third site in the company's portfolio. Other sites are in Redditch, Worcestershire and in Ireland. The company employs 320 staff across the UK and has been expanding rapidly. The new operations in Corby will support the distribution of chilled goods to various customers in the wholesale and retail markets.