PD Portcentric Logistics clinches long-term contract with major customer

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PD Portcentric Logistics clinches long-term contract with major customer

July 25, 2016 - 00:00
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PD Portcentric Logistics has significantly increased the warehouse capacity of its largest customer by volume at Felixstowe as part of a long-term deal.

Source: PD Ports

Both reeled and palletised paper weighing up to five tonnes are unpacked, stored and packed by PD Portcentric Logistics for clients on behalf of Burhill before being separately distributed by road haulage across the UK and Europe.

Burhill is one of the leading UK freight-forwarders and warehousing providers in the forestry products industry. The businesses have worked together for 10 years and this contract is a continuation of a very successful relationship.

PD Portcentric Logistics manages the shunting service from the dock, devanning, storage and repacking of goods into vehicles for Burhill which has increased its warehouse demands on site from 130,000 to 190,000 m2 today involving more than 7,000 containers each year.

Frans Calje, PD Ports’ MD Unitised, said: “We have built up a successful working relationship over the years, this contract will strengthen our businesses while continuing to improve efficiencies and reduce supply chain costs.