Monday 24th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

New warehouse for animal feed specialist

Animal feed manufacturer Dodson & Horrell has opened a new, purpose-built warehouse at its manufacturing site at Islip in Northamptonshire.

The facility gives and additional 40,100 sq ft of on-site storage adjacent to its existing Despatch Warehouse.

The yard has also been expanded and covered, creating an all-weather loading facility of a further 2,560 square metres.

It has also introduced a voice recognition system to improve the efficiency of the logistics processes, the benefits of which will filter down to their customers.

“Customer satisfaction is vital to the success of our business. This new facility will further streamline our supply lines, support the ongoing increase in demand and provide the high level of service expected by our customers,” said marketing director Sam Horrell.

The new facility has improve the company’s carbon footprint through a reduction in the distance travelled for on-site traffic, and the installation of state-of-the-art LED lighting.

Dodson & Horrell will commit further to the new warehouse’s sustainability credentials by adding solar panelling and a water recycling system in 2016.