Freight News, Logistics

Dachser to move to new Northampton hub this month

[ March 3, 2014   //   ]

German-owned logistics company Dachser has taken possession of its new purpose built facility at Brackmills, Northampton from developer, Roxhill Investments. Dachser purchased the 16.38 acre site last year, and has been developing a freehold 64,000sq ft cross-dock, a 114,000sq ft contract logistics warehouse and 21,000sq ft of office accommodation over two storeys Operations are scheduled to begin during the last week in March.

Dachser’s UK managing director, Nick Lowe, said: “It represents a multi-million pound investment and endorses our commitment to Northampton as a prime location for a major European logistics hub centre.”

Dachser UK’s general manager, Midlands and North, John Goodman, added: “We have seen significant increases in our European export and import volumes over the past few years, and our new facility is generating great interest from customers and our European network colleagues alike.  We are especially looking forward to showcasing our new contract logistics warehouse which will accommodate 20,000 pallet spaces, within which we will be offering flexible solutions to customers for all their outsources supply chain needs.”