Bis Henderson


Why Near-sourcing is Catalysing Demand for Flexible Warehouse Space

Steve Purvis, managing director at Bis Henderson Space, considers the impact of a growing trend to move production facilities closer to markets on supply chain logistics. A report from Cushman & Wakefield last month reveals a rapid increase in the take-up of industrial space across key European markets, including the UK, last year. A 28%…

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Lessons on Quality in Warehouse Management

Steve Purvis, managing director of Bis Henderson Space, relives his company’s journey to ISO90001 Quality Management Systems certification. We all know ISO9001 as a Standard that marks an organisation out as following Quality Management processes, but what are the tangible benefits for businesses involved in the warehouse space sector? What does accreditation to ISO9001 mean…


Bis Henderson Space Accredited to ISO 9001

Warehousing support services company Bis Henderson Space has received ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems (QMS) accreditation. The certification will enhance the company’s position as a named supplier on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) storage, distribution, kitting and associated services framework. The framework is available to all central Government departments and other UK public sector bodies,…


Short-term Space is Crucial for Successful Warehouse Planning

Steve Purvis, managing Director or Bis Henderson Space, makes the case for retailers and manufacturers to provide for temporary warehouse accommodation in their strategic long-term planning. Many, perhaps most, manufacturers and retailers experience pronounced peaks in their requirements for warehousing and distribution centre space. This may be part of the normal business cycle – ramping…


Logistics UK Announces Senior Appointments

Logistics UK has named James Adcroft, UK Transport Compliance Manager at Tesco, as Chair of its national Road Freight Council and elected several senior representatives from the logistics and transport sectors to its Board. Adcroft succeeds former Chair, Allison Kemp MBE – managing director of A.I.M Commercial Services – who joined initially for a two-year…


Why Now’s the Time for a Career in Logistics

Opportunities abound for those who dare, says Leigh Anderson, managing director of Bis Henderson Recruitment as the UK commemorates National Apprenticeship Week 2023. Until recently, very few civilians had much idea about what ‘logistics’ meant – something military perhaps? Or something to do with drivers and shelf-stackers? At any rate, not an obvious career recommendation…


A Taxing State

Leigh Anderson, Bis Henderson Recruitment managing director, believes misconceptions about off-payroll working and HMRC IR35 rules in the UK are exacerbating difficulties recruiting top managerial talent into the supply chain sector.       For some years now a wave of misunderstanding and misinformation has swept the temporary employment market. Companies large and small have…


Bis Henderson Space Named on CCS Storage Distribution Framework

Bis Henderson Space has been named as a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Storage, Distribution, Kitting and Associated Services (RM6282) Framework Agreement for public sector procurement. Launched in February 2022, the commercial agreement will last for four years and offers public sector organisations in the UK, such as central and local government authorities,…

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