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Schenker invests in Shannon

[ February 8, 2021   //   ]

DB Schenker is investing €10 million euro in a new logistic centre in Shannon, in the west of Ireland.

The new site is located close to Shannon Airport and has direct access to the local highway network. It will offer services including air and ocean freight, land transport, and value-added logistics.

The building is scheduled to be open in the first quarter of 2022.
The total 4,831sq m will include a 3,716sq m warehouse and a height of 12.5 metres. The will be TAPA A security, including secure fencing, full CCTV coverage, access control throughout, an intruder alarm system and remote monitoring.
It will also comply with quality (ISO 9001), environmental protection (ISO 14001) and health and safety (ISO 45001) certifications.
The warehouse will be heated in a range from 15°C to 25°C using a combination of thermal solar and heat pumps. All lighting systems will be LED and the site will also provide electric-car charging stations.
It will also be set up to accommodate the installation of truck-charging stations in the future.

“Shannon has been a high-performing location for us for many years. We have strong confidence in the Mid-West Region, and the additional capacity that this building creates will allow us to expand our customer base and offer additional employment opportunities in the area. We look forward to seeing the building completed and operational within 12 months.”
DB Schenker is also expanding its existing Tamworth site at Centurion Park, where it is investing €3.5 million in the expansion of an existing terminal facility to 14,214sq m.