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P&O FERRYMASTERS OPENS ITS FIRST WAREHOUSE FACILITY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM NEXT TO FERRY BERTHS AT LIVERPOOL PORT

19th March 2018

P&O FERRYMASTERS today announces that it has further expanded its supply chain network by opening an 800 square metre warehouse at Liverpool Port to support its customers with cross-docking operations and feed its connection with P&O Ferries’ Liverpool-Dublin sailings.

P&O FERRYMASTERS OPENS ITS FIRST WAREHOUSE FACILITY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM NEXT TO FERRY BERTHS AT LIVERPOOL PORTThe warehouse - which will be open 24 hours a day and comprise eight loading bays supporting trailer and container operations - will give the logistics company an increased capacity to handle the projected uplift in daily full and part-load shipments across the Irish Sea. It will also support daily groupage and cross-docking operations, where loads from more than one customer are consolidated.

Andy Apsley, P&O Ferrymasters’ General Manager Ireland, said: “Following feedback from our customer base, we are introducing a cross-docking facility at Liverpool Port which will enable all customers to benefit from our portside location, streamline their logistical requirements and ultimately reduce their costs. Industry-leading IT systems such as load and cost optimisation and track and trace visibility will further enhance the customer experience.”

“We manage more than 800 trailer movements a week into and out of the United Kingdom and our unique value proposition is being able to offer our customers – who come from all sectors including retail, fast moving consumer goods, automotive, and horticulture – a seamless, reliable and punctual service between Ireland, Britain and continental Europe.”

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