Europa defies the virus to open new warehouse

Europa Warehouse has moved into its new £60m third party logistics site at in Corby on schedule, despite the Covid-19 crisis. Located on a 25-acre site at Midlands Logistics Park, the ground floor of the new Corby warehouse is equivalent to seven football pitches with 715,000sq ft dedicated to logistics and 100,000 pallet spaces. It doubles Europa Warehouse’s logistics portfolio and has been constructed to a high specification, including 18 metre ... [+]

Europa hits the heights with Linde

Linde Material Handling is to supply materials handling equipment for Europa Warehouse new £60m warehouse in Corby, Northants. The new site at Midlands Logistics Park will double Europa Warehouse’s logistics portfolio and is being built 18 metres high with three mezzanine floors. Racking is on nine levels and utilises the latest handling ... [+]

Europa appoints head of sales

Europa Contact Centre has appointed John Cole as head of sales, its first major appointment since the business came into being last year following the acquisition of Menzies Response in 2019. He brings 15 years of experience working across a range of outsourced contact centres, including his previous role as ... [+]

Europa offers plain sailing with LeoSea

Europa Air & Sea has launched the first stage of its LeoSea IT solution. It aims to improve efficiency and accuracy, while reducing paperwork. Initially focused on export bookings, it will be rolled out to imports later this year. It took six months to develop by Europa's in-house team working in ... [+]

Europa joins Covid-19 fight

Europa’s Air & Sea forwarding arm has set up a dedicated team in response to the increasing demand for personal protective equipment (PPE). It ensures swift despatch of products to large NHS medical equipment providers. Director of Europa Air & Sea, Angus Hind, said: “The pandemic has brought a lot of ... [+]

Europa appoints non-exec director

Dartford-based logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group has appointed Rob Jones as its first non-executive director. He has worked closely with Andrew Baxter when he first acquired the business in 2013 and will provide support and guidance on the company's strategy and support its growth plans. His role will include reviewing ... [+]

Europa gets urgent beds to new hospital

Europa Warehouse and its transport team in Dartford jumped into action this weekend to deliver beds to the NHS Nightingale coronavirus hospital at ExCel in East London. Europa's client Accora UK received a call at 8pm on Friday evening from the NHS requiring specialist beds urgently Working through the night Europa's team ... [+]

Italy normal for now, says Europa

Group operations director at Europa Worldwide Group, Dan Cook, said the groupage operator was, in late March continuing to operate three scheduled round trips per day between Como and its 1Hub in Dartford. He commented: “The drivers are therefore consistently on the route, and testament to them, we have had ... [+]

If it works for you…

Europa Air & Sea has been re-awarded its long-standing contract with The Works, a UK multi-channel specialist retailer of value books, arts, crafts, toys, gifts and stationery. The forwarder has worked with The Works for five years and will continue to oversee and manage its inbound movements for another term. [caption ... [+]

Watson to head up Europa Corby sales

Europa Warehouse has appointed Sally Watson its first head of sales at its Corby, hub which is set to open this summer. She joined Europa as a senior account manager in 2014. [caption id="attachment_29249" align="alignleft" width="300"] Picture by Edward Moss[/caption] [+]

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