Tuffnells Parcels Express, the logistics specialist for B2B has confirmed a ‘move in date’ of September 22nd 2017 for employees and vehicles based at the new, purpose built Sheffield Depot at Europa Close within the S9 area of Sheffield.
The new premises will see 137 employees, 45 vehicles and 2 conveyor belts move from the depot that has been housed at Shepcote Lane, Sheffield for over 50 years, adjacent to the Head Office which will also be moving to Meadowhall Business Park in Autumn.
James Church, Group Property and Facilities Manager said of the planned move
“After three years since the site was acquired by Tuffnells at Sheffield Business Park, we are very pleased to see the final stages of development complete in time for our planned go-live date. The building has been designed and constructed to reflect the modern requirements of a Tuffnells depot and is a huge step forward in design since the last purpose built depot was constructed for the business some nine years ago, and will provide considerably more space for the depot both internally and externally. ”
Facilities at the new depot include dock levellers, terberg, and loading ramps for our 3.5 tonne vehicles, health and safety equipment and designs have been completed by H&S Team which include walkways all around the depot and inside the warehouse.
The new location will accommodate the growth of Tuffnells as the business continues to expand, providing a stronger local presence and a more flexible and accessible venue for employees and meetings with clients.
The Sheffield depot is one of 37 total regional locations around the country.
Commenting on the move, Tom Kelly, General Manager, said:
“We are very excited to make the move, the new depot substantially increase the amount of space we have to operate, this provides the opportunity for the depot to grow further and gives the Managers and Staff a great working environment and a depot to be proud of. This also gives the business opportunity to streamline our procedures with IT and deliver a better customer experience.
The new address of the Sheffield depot is Tuffnells Parcels Express Sheffield Depot Europa Close Sheffield S9 1XS