Bleckmann expands its operations in the United Kingdom and opens a new fulfilment center
Bleckmann, the specialist in end-to-end logistics solutions for fashion and lifestyle brands, expands its UK operations and announces the opening of a new multi-customer distribution center in Magna Park, Lutterworth. The new BREEAM Very Good certified warehouse is strategically located in the Midlands’ ‘Golden Triangle’ of logistics region and will offer over 430 500 ft² (over 40 000 m²) floor space.
With this investment Bleckmann will support further growth of existing and new international customers within their B2B and B2C channels, domestically and beyond. Bleckmann will create up to 200 workplaces in the area.
The new distribution center in Lutterworth has direct access to an excellent road and multi-modal infrastructure, with proximity to major transportation hubs and airports (Birmingham, London). Additionally, this new BREEAM Very Good certified fulfilment center offers great opportunities with regards to sustainability and use of renewable energy.
“We are proud to be opening this new site which is a big milestone to accommodate further growth of our business in the UK, even in these extraordinary times. With further planned investments in high-end automation on-site, we will provide our customers even greater flexibility and higher service levels, whilst growing their business,” says Mark van Onna, General Manager Real Estate at Bleckmann.
“Expansion of our capacity in the UK will allow Bleckmann to assure enough space to scale-up and accommodate new business and future opportunities. The fulfilment center in Lutterworth will offer over 430 500 ft² (over 40 000 m²) floor space,” adds Tim Faint, General Manager UK at Bleckmann.
“We are delighted to announce Bleckmann as the newest member of our Magna Park customer community and look forward to growing our partnership with them in the years to come,” says Joe Garwood, Development Director at Gazeley.
Situated in the heart of the “UK’s Logistics Golden Triangle”, Magna Park Lutterworth is an iconic development, ideally suited to serve the fast-expanding supply chain operations of today’s distribution companies.
With the opening of this location Bleckmann will offer up to 200 new workplaces in the region. More vacancies are expected to become available with the further growth of the business. Bleckmann is committed to further bond with the UK market supporting both domestic and international customers.