Ecogise Secure Distribution Centre Contract Worth In Excess Of £1.5Million

Ecogise have been awarded the electrical package at a new national distribution centre in Hull for a major safety wear supplier.

The new distribution site, which is expected to be completed around the start of 2020, is part of a growth strategy by Arco which will see £55m in investment, supporting new jobs in Hull.The 20,439msq building will house additional warehouse and logistics capabilities, doubling Arco’s capacity.

The firm says that the extension, which will be linked to the existing building, has been designed to optimise the space available, having a 19m internal height storage capacity and the ability to store around 40,000 pallets.

The new, designed to complement Arco’s current facility, will have space for three times as many pallets as the current site and will have the space of over 210 Olympic swimming pools.

The investment marks a major commitment from Arco to Hull where it can trace its history back 130 years. The company said the new centre was "the next step in its ambitious growth plans" and could create "over 200 potential new jobs in the local area".

Posted on May 08, 2018.

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