Sunday 23rd Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

Woodland opens regional hub

The Woodland Group has opened a new warehouse and logistics facility in Rotherham, south Yorkshire, which becomes its keys regional distribution centre.

The 2.5-acre site provides 30,000 sq ft of warehousing space, as well as an 8,000 sq ft canopy area, which replaces the company’s original 9,000 sq ft facility.

Woodland will manage a 24/7 stock and serve operation for one of its customers, which produces packaging materials for the food industry.

It will also provide short-term storage and the handling of trailers and containers from its worldwide services.

Kevin Stevens, chairman of the Woodland Group, said: “Whilst the general economic downturn is affecting the logistics sector, Woodland continues to see strong demand for its services.

“Now is an excellent time to invest in group infrastructure and the new warehouse will enable us to co-ordinate our efforts much more efficiently.”