DB Schenker opens state-of-the-art facility in Manchester

Purpose-built freehold facility; long-term commitment to Greater Manchester area

DB Schenker opens state-of-the-art facility in Manchester
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DB Schenker has officially opened its new, recently purchased purpose-built facility at Trafford Park.

The £11 million freehold building provides a significant boost to the local economy and is a testament to the company’s commitment to the Greater Manchester area, says an official release. "Located on a 2.3 acre site, this project underscores DB Schenker’s strategic expansion across the U.K. & Ireland cluster alongside a dedication to sustainable development."

Spanning some 47,500 square feet of warehousing and 7,500 square feet of office space, the modern hub has been designed with efficiency and sustainability in mind, and aims to support the diverse needs of DB Schenker’s operations and client base across the region, the release added.

Aaron Scott, CEO, UK & Ireland cluster, DB Schenker says: “This investment reflects our long-term commitment to the region and will support a broad range of industry verticals, highlighting our dedication to providing comprehensive solutions for our customers. Our team in the north have worked tirelessly to bring this multi-modal hub of innovation and efficiency to fruition.

"We are pleased to contribute to the economic development of the region, creating job opportunities and fostering growth. Our new facility will not only enhance our operational capabilities but also reinforce our position as a key player in the market. We look forward to the continued success and growth this investment will bring, benefitting both DB Schenker and the wider community."

The Manchester facility serves as a key facility for various diverse industry verticals including industrial, aerospace, retail, healthcare and renewables, the release added.

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