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Yusen Logistics opens new cross dock facility in Northampton

13 February 2020  
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Yusen Logistics has commenced operations from its new distribution facility in the heart of the East Midlands Gateway in Northampton. The additional cross-dock facility has been commissioned to supply the ongoing growth and development of the Yusen shared user delivery network. The operation utilises 85,000 square foot and will contribute to the Yusen Logistics continued expansion throughout the UK.

The new cross dock facility will provide a hub service for ‘white goods’ customers and the Yusen Logistics pallet network for general goods and will provide an efficient and cost -effective solution to all customers who can now benefit from Yusen Logistics consolidated trunking service which is actively targeting the reduction of the number of vehicles on the road.

We previously reported on Yusen’s expansion of their service offering with the opening of their state-of-the-art flagship warehousing facility in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, which achieved ‘The Planet Mark’ certification last year.

The facility was designed in line with the company’s new Vision – ‘Connecting people, businesses & communities to a better future – through logistics’.  The Wellingborough site adheres to the highest environmental standards including an A-rated BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) grade and the best EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) rating possible for its size. 

Yusen Logistics are corporate members of the Institute of Export & International Trade and have previously blogged about ‘the warehouse requirements you can’t afford to compromise on for air freight forwarding’, which you can read here.

About Yusen Logistics

Yusen Logistics is the insight-driven, customer-centric logistics partner to global business. We offer a suite of supply chain solutions delivered with superior quality, insight and expertise.

With the ambition to be the world’s preferred supply chain logistics company, we strive for continuous improvement and service excellence across all our operations and activities. We invest in a deep understanding of our customers' business, their customers, the challenges they face and the goals they want to achieve. We use this insight to become an integral part of their success, from strategy through to execution.

We deliver this through an extended range of services from International Freight Forwarding, Contract Logistics, and Supply Chain Solutions to Industry insights covering the full supply chain. And by staying at the forefront of technological and operational innovation, we find a better way to bring our customers even closer to the markets and communities they serve.

With 24,000 employees covering 45 countries and regions and over 550 locations, we are connecting people, businesses and communities to a better future every day.

In short, we create better connections for the future of business.