NNR UK opens new logistics operation
NNR Global Logistics a subsidiary of the Nishitetsu Group has further expanded its Contract Logistics Services in EMEA by opening a new DC in Northampton.
The multi user facility sits within the Crow Lane Industrial Estate on Ravens Way. The facility totals 63,000 square feet with 6 loading bay doors with storage accommodating over 7,000 pallets.
“We have seen significant interest for our Contract Logistics offerings and we are already planning further sites throughout the UK, both dedicated and multi user facilities. NNR holds strong values to its staff, customers and the community and will continue to offer a fresh approach into the Logistics and outsourced Supply Chain market” – says Tim Dabbs, Head of Contract Logistics.
“The new site provides NNR with a platform to support both existing and new customers in total end to end logistics solutions. The location is perfect; within easy reach of the M1 and A45 an ideal location for us to provide quality warehousing, distribution and value added services.”
NNR Global Logistics service offering emphasises international transportation management with integrated value-added warehousing and distribution capabilities. In 2013, it generated gross revenue of $1.7 billion and estimated net revenue of $450 million. NNR Global Logistics employs around 5,000 staff worldwide who manage operations in 55 countries on six continents.
The Global Logistics division is part of the $4.4 billion Nishitetsu Group headquartered in Fukuoka, Japan. Nishitetsu grew out of Nishi-Nippon Railroad, one of 16 private Japanese railroads and is made up of a wide array of companies in multiple industries from Bus and Taxi Services to Leisure and Hospitality. Over 40% of its revenues come from third-party logistics (3PL) activities marketed under the NNR Global Logistics brand.