NewCold plans new frozen warehouse

Corby, UK: NewCold is to open a new deepfreeze warehouse in Corby expected to be in operation October 2021.

The Corby store is on a 23-acre site, “a prime location in the logistics ‘golden triangle’” says Jon Miles, country director, NewCold.

“Since opening our first UK site in Wakefield 5 years ago, we have seen an increase in demand for our warehouse and transport services of over 150% and although the Wakefield plant is the largest of its kind in the country, handling 4,000,000 pallets annually and storing 143,000 at any given time, demand has outstripped supply.” he said.

“With a focus on sustainability at both the Wakefield and Corby sites, our unique cold store design – which uses around 50% less energy than conventional stores – coupled with our ability to reduce food miles by using high-volume trailers, will greatly reduce CO2 emissions and energy use,: Miles says.
 
The Corby operation will enable NewCold to offer their services to customers for whom Wakefield may not have been geographically well-situated or who had run out of space.
 
“The decision to build a second facility has been driven by an increasing wide-scale demand for storage and handling, while the number of deep-frozen storage facilities has reduced. This has seen cold stores at capacity during certain times over the last 2 years and the trend appears to be continuing, so we feel this is the right time to invest,” Miles says.
 
With headquarters in the Netherlands, NewCold is regarded as a leader in developing and operating highly automated cold stores and energy efficient handling systems. At present, the company has around 750 employees worldwide and operates eight locations on three continents.
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In 2015 NewCold made its first foray into the UK, opening an automated, 40m-high cold store on a green field site in Wakefield, Yorkshire, pictured above.

www.newcold.com

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