DB Schenker triples capacity at Glasgow
Makes a significant investment in a new, high-security site
DB Schenker in the UK and Ireland has expanded and enhanced its capabilities in Scotland with the opening of a new facility in Glasgow. The new site is the result of significant investment in the Central Belt area and will provide regional customers with a much wider scope of services than its previous site.
The new multi-modal site at Hillington offers more than 17,000 sq ft of warehousing and more than 750 pallet positions for storage and pick/pack services. The high-security site features full camera coverage including of its own external yard for devanning and loading containers. It is also ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 compliant and will achieve ETSF (External Temporary Storage Facility) Type A status within the next month.
“Our new Glasgow home offers our customers so much more in terms of warehousing solutions within this modern, highly secure facility supported by our committed and knowledgeable air and ocean team,” states DB Schenker’s Airfreight Regional Manager North, Debbie McBride.
Leila Currie, DB Schenker Regional Manager North for Ocean Freight said, “The investment in the new Glasgow facility provides a real boost for our customers right across the region and we look forward to continuing to strengthen our offering in a variety of vertical markets including retail, industrial, electronics, automotive, aerospace, foodstuffs, and perishables as well as high value and Dangerous Goods.”
With around 76,600 employees at more than 1,850 locations in over 130 countries, DB Schenker is one of the world’s leading logistics providers. The company operates land, air, and ocean transportation services, and it also offers comprehensive logistics and global supply chain management solutions from a single source.