Business expansion
United Kingdom
North East; Tees Valley and Durham;
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation
52 - Warehousing and support activities for transportation

250 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
26 February 2015
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Sunderland-based logistics company, Vantec, has created 250 new jobs. The jobs follow the opening of its 421,000 warehouse and an increase in business from various engineering, manufacturing and auotmotive companies. It is understood that the jobs have already been filled and the recruitment was conducted in partnership with a back-to-work scheme. The scheme was co-ordinated by Gateshead College and designed to train jobseekers who had some previous logistics experience. The programme has already placed 300 jobseekers into work. 


  • 26 February 2015: Insider Media


Eurofound (2015), Vantec, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 78697, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/78697.