New mega depot for Doncaster logistics business

A leading distribution firm has invested millions into new premises in Armthorpe, Doncaster, to meet the growing demands of the business.

McGregor Logistics, a member of the Palletways network, has recently expanded into a new 278,000 sq ft. ‘mega depot’. The state-of-the-art facilities are tailor-made for McGregor’s activities, which includes heavy and palletised haulage and palletised storage, and is already home to a number of high profile clients from the automotive and gardening industries. The premises includes a host of energy efficient features including rain water harvesting facilities and multiple electric car charging points.

More than 60 employees work at the depot, collectively moving in excess of 800 pallets a day. The depot can accommodate McGregor’s growing fleet of 89 vehicles, boasting 38 loading bays and four roller access shutter doors, with capacity to store more than 44,000 pallets.

Katy Riley, operations director for McGregor Logistics, said:

“This new site is a significant investment for us which will create fantastic opportunities and allow us to meet the heavy demands of the industry and move even more pallets around the region. We have had really positive responses from our clients and these enhanced facilities are sure to open up even more opportunities for us and our customers.”

McGregor Logistics is one of over 120 depots that are part of the Palletways UK network, belonging to Imperial, a DP World company. They benefit from shared expertise and resources from within the group to deliver consignments of palletised freight to market faster and more cost-effectively than ever before. The Palletways Group, renowned for its industry-leading IT developments and operational systems, comprises 450+ depots and 20 hub operations, through which it provides collection and distribution services across 24 European countries, including the UK.

Source: UK Haulier - New mega depot for Doncaster logistics business