Getting it right: a distribution centre like no other

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Getting it right: a distribution centre like no other

Getting the right products to the right place at the right time takes some doing! The Office Depot main Distribution Centre in Beaumont Leys, Leicester is a unique operation that can process 75,000 order lines in 12 hours and distribute 36,000 cartons every day.

With a host of green-rated credentials and a level of automation unique to the UK, the Office Depot main Distribution Centre in Beaumont Leys, Leicester is certainly impressive.

The sheer scale of the operation (the distribution centre covers over 25,000 square metres) and the extent to which technology creates efficiency and accuracy is striking. Our Distribution Centre is at the heart of getting things right for our customers and one of the main reasons that our customers get on time, accurate and complete deliveries of their supplies.

Last year saw over 350 customer tours through the Leicester Distribution Centre facility, where people could see and learn at first hand just how we manage such complex distribution challenges.

As Head of Logistics and Supply Chain, Mike McCrieesh, reports:

"The feedback we get is always positive and you don’t have to be a materials handling expert to be wowed by it. It’s something we’re really proud of and we love showing people around."

"The commitment and enthusiasm of our people is quite evident. You get a real sense that, as well as being a very technically sophisticated centre, we have a team of people who are always committed to getting things right for our customers."

To arrange a tour of our technologically-advanced distribution centre, please email us. We’d love to show you around.

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