Lincolnshire logistics operator East Trans has invested 1.Six million inside a new warehousing facility to capitalise within the rapid growth in online transactions.
The enhanced 40,000 high-bay warehouse will enable East Trans to win a significant new customer, the firm said.
The new contract is to use a major medical supplies company requiring secure, high-quality warehousing and reliable distribution through the UK.
This might be East Trans’ first move into “pick and pack” logistics C an expanding market driven by consumers and businesses favouring the pace and ease of online purchasing.
The investment means East Trans can offer customers accurately everytime 200,000 square centimeter of newly-built or recently refurbished warehousing over nine acres at Stallingborough in North East Lincolnshire.
The web site is nearby the Humber ports and within a area which includes a strong manufacturing base, with 75% of your UK’s manufacturers, importers and exporters within four hours’ drive time.
MD Paul Hickling said: “Although the Humber is a crucial hub for logistics, there’s restricted use of high-class, modern storage facilities in this way around the estuary.
“The new warehouse is outfitted to the latest standards and is particularly technically far preferable over a great many other facilities C in some cases storage amounts to no greater than an enormous box from a field or with an industrial estate.
“Our expanded storage capacity has now paid dividends by enabling us to provide a pick and pack prefer to an essential new customer, backed up by full fibre connectivity across our site gives the buyer 24/7 visibility and instant stock information.”