DB Schenker Opens Facility In Manchester

DB SCHENKER has opened its new, purpose-built multi-modal facility at Trafford Park. The £11 million freehold building provides a boost to the local economy and is a testament to the company’s commitment to the Greater Manchester area. Located on a 2.3 acre site, this project underscores DB Schenker’s strategic expansion across the UK & Ireland cluster.

Spanning 47,500sq.ft of warehousing and 7,500sq.ft of office space, this modern hub has been designed with efficiency and sustainability in mind, and is a Transported Asset Protection Association, Authorised Economic Operator and customs approved warehouse facility, to support the diverse needs of DB Schenker’s operations and client base across the region.

Aaron Scott, CEO UK & Ireland cluster said: “This investment reflects our long-term commitment to the region. Our team in the north have worked tirelessly to bring this multi-modal hub to fruition.”

The new building features solar panels on the roof, reducing its carbon footprint and reliance on non-renewable energy sources. Additionally, the site is equipped with electric vehicle charging stations for use by DB Schenker vehicles, colleagues and visitors. It is also equipped with an x-ray machine for local airfreight screening, to allow cargo to depart from Manchester Airport.

The Manchester site serves as a key facility for various diverse industry verticals including: industrial, aerospace, retail, healthcare and renewables.

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