Business expansion
United Kingdom
East Midlands; Leicestershire; Rutland and Northamptonshire
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation
52.10 - Warehousing and storage

400 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
2 September 2020
Employment effect (start)
2 September 2020
Foreseen end date


Oakland International, the UK-based logistics and contract packing company that specialises in chilled and frozen food has announced that it will create 400 new jobs at its new warehouse in Bardon, Leicestershire, with 220 jobs being created by the end of the year.

The company said the new warehouse will be fitted with solar panels in an effort to make the site, and the business as a whole, carbon neutral.

Oakland International has sites in the UK and in the Republic of Ireland. It works with the retail, wholesale and food service markets and its clients include Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Aldi and Lidl.



Eurofound (2020), Oakland International, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 101963, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/101963.