ECP announces new distribution centre

New site to offer greater space and training facilities

Published:  04 November, 2014

Euro Car Parts has announced plans to build one of the largest distribution facilities in the UK.

The 778,000 sq ft bespoke warehouse will be build on the Birch Coppice Estate in Dordon, Staffordshire. It will include 47,500 sq ft of offices and training suites. The facility will stock over 150,000 different product lines and despatch over 200,000 items each night to the branch network.  Euro Car Parts currently occupy over 600,000 sq ft (inc mezz floors) of warehousing on the same estate which will be retained and transformed into a specialist facility for collision, coatings and green parts.

The company will use an investment from LKQ Corporation to develop the facility, which will secure over 1,350 jobs for the local area and an additional 2,000 jobs in branches and head office.

Martin Gray, CEO of Euro Car Parts, comments: "Actions speak louder than words and this unprecedented investment demonstrates our long-term commitment not just to the UK aftermarket but to our customers and our people. We are determined to continue maximising our logistics capability and launch pioneering, unique and truly added-value solutions for our customers. I would like to sincerely thank our customers, our supplier partners and all of our people for their continued loyalty and support.  Together we continue to prove that we are indeed greater than the sum of our parts."

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