Xpediator, an international provider of freight management & 3PL services across Europe, has announced that Delamode Nidd Ltd, the Group’s subsidiary in the freight forwarding division, has agreed a new five-year lease for a second warehouse in Ripon, North Yorkshire, UK.
The warehouse is 67,000 sq ft (6,200 sq m) and is located a short distance from the company’s existing warehouse in Ripon, the two warehouses together increases Delamode Nidd’s total storage capacity to 113,000 sq ft (10,500 sq m).
The new warehouse has been leased to meet rising demand for storage from existing clients, as well as providing improved cross docking facilities in the North of England. The new warehouse also offers additional space for nonstandard palletised products and dedicated space to meet customers bespoke pick and pack requirements.
The warehouse is being reconfigured to meet the company’s tailored layout and racking specifications, offering a combination of storage that accommodates 5,000 pallet spaces, pick and pack operations and additional floor space for oversized goods. The configuration of the warehouse and additional space will also improve its cross-dock operations in terms of speed and efficiencies when handling goods for international and domestics distribution.
Delamode Nidd provides regular road freight services for Northern & Southern Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany and Eastern Europe, as well as a providing a high-quality UK distribution service in the North of England.
Wim Pauwels, Interim CEO, Xpediator Plc, commented: “There has been strong demand for Delamode Nidd’s services since the turn of the year and we fully expect this to continue on a positive growth trajectory. The new warehouse will help Delamode Nidd accommodate current customer transport and warehousing requirements, whilst also providing a strong platform to develop our service coverage further in the North of England.