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 - Warehousing and support activities for transportation

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
6 April 2017
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


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. 


  • 6 April 2017: Northamptonshire Telegraph


Eurofound (2017), Oakland International, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 90845, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/90845.