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Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid, visits Europa’s new state-of-the-art site at Corby to celebrate first milestone being reached

First major milestone reached at Europa’s new Corby Site

The first major milestone has been reached in the construction of Europa Worldwide Group’s new £60 million, future proofed 715,000 sq ft state-of-the-art, logistics facility in the Midlands.

The outer steel frame has now been completed for Europa’s newest warehouse at Midlands Logistics Park in Corby, (Northants) with the scheme due for completion in June 2020.

Visit from Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid

To mark this significant point Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid (and Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Bromsgrove) visited the site.

The Chancellor site visit was hosted by Europa Worldwide Group’s Managing Director, Andrew Baxter.

Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid comments

“Europa is building an impressive state-of-the-art facility in Corby. This is one of the leading UK-Europe logistics operations – it’s an example of exactly what Britain needs after Brexit.  What they need more than anything is certainty.”

Europa’s Managing Director Andrew Baxter comments

“We’re thrilled with how our new state-of-the-art facility is now taking shape – seeing the steel frame up really does put the scale of the project in perspective.

“This is going to be our most innovative and efficient facility to date – as well as our largest – and will be “best in class” in terms of other facility in the UK.”

More about Europa’s new site at Corby

Midlands Logistics Park in Corby has already created 2,200 local jobs since 2015.  Built on the site of a former British Steel quarry and latterly Stanion Plantation, Midlands Logistics Park covers 150 acres.

Corby is an established and strategic industrial and distribution location in the heart of the East Midlands, and benefits from excellent connectivity due to recent road network upgrades. Europa is looking to recruit a team of 200 ready for its site opening.

More about Europa Warehouse

Europa Warehouse delivers a cost-effective solution offering a range of value-added capabilities including e-commerce fulfilment, production services, inventory management, packing, labelling, special deliveries, final assembly, quality control and critical parts management.

Europa also has a fully compliant contact centre, offering an extensive range of outsourced customer support by phone and digital platforms.

This new facility will double Europa Warehouse’s logistics portfolio and is being constructed to a high-quality institutional specification, including above market standard 18 metre heights to facilitate three floors of mezzanines.

Europa Warehouse already supports a wide range of leading blue-chip clients and this new facility will enable it to enhance its services significantly.

More about Europa Worldwide Group

Europa Worldwide Group is an ambitious independent logistics operator with four divisions – Europa Road, Europa Air & Sea, Europa Showfreight and Europa Warehouse. The new Corby site will become Europa’s largest facility in the UK.

Europa Worldwide Group is the leading independent logistics firm which has gone from strength to strength, reaching a turnover of £180m last financial year, with further growth expected for 2020.

It has been an exceptional 12 months for Europa Worldwide Group, the best in the company’s 50-year history.  Europa employs over 900 staff and was recently featured in The Sunday Times Top Track 250 for the second time.

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