SF Express takes first UK distribution centre

SF Express, one of China’s largest parcels businesses, is to take its first UK distribution centre at 90,000 sq ft warehouse at G-Park Northampton.

The Shenzhen-based courier and parcels operation a global customer of GLP, and has already signed up for 5.4 million sq ft of GLP floorspace in China.

The Northampton site at Moulton Park is close to the M1 and M40 and is within easy reach of the M6/A14. This puts 90% of the population of England and Wales within a four-hour HGV drive time.

Simon Truss, General Manager for Western Europe at SF Express, said: “The facility will focus on National Distribution for our high value products, and as such will be fitted out to a very high standard.”

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