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Britvic refreshes warehouse management

By Retail Technology | Monday April 8 2019

Drinks brand Britvic has appointed new management for its recently opened state-of-the-art facility in Rugby, UK

Wincanton will be managing the 273,000 sq ft Britvic warehouse which went live last month.

This contract is in addition to Wincanton’s current brief to manage the drinks company’s main distribution centre at Lutterworth, Leicestershire. The contract award extends the relationship to 2025.
Wincanton will provide engineering and technical support as well as stock management and warehousing for the new 33,000 pallet facility.   At full capacity, it is anticipated that the new operation will clear 376 pallets of goods per hour and dispatch 240 loads every 24 hours.
Ian Keilty, MD Retail & Consumer at Wincanton, said: “Our experience in managing automated warehouses stood us in good stead to deal with this new facility which will be one of the largest, automated pallet high bay warehouses for soft drinks in Europe.”

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