We’ve invested £400,000 updating our fleet of fork lift trucks as part of our on-going growth strategy, find out the full story...
Leading logistics and warehousing specialist, Core Management Logistics (CML) has invested £400,000 in updating half of its fleet of mechanical handling equipment.
The major new investment is part of CML’s ongoing growth strategy and the new Crown Trucks, purchased, will provide improved efficiency throughout its warehouse, as well as support its expanding operations.
Purchasing four types of truck from Crown Trucks’ exceptional range, which CML has trusted for over 10 years, the new fleet comprises of two man-up combi trucks for narrow aisle work, powered pallet trucks, counter balance trucks, and reach trucks . The new fleet is now in use across CML’s 270,000 sq ft warehouse based at Lutterworth’s Magna Park.
purchase follows CML’s three high profile contract wins. At the end of
2013 it won an international contract with luxury underwear line Björn
Borg to distribute its products in 15 countries and the company also
recently announced new contracts with Triumph cosmetics and retail giant
Commenting on this latest investment, Managing
Director, Graham Copley, said, "We have experienced a strong period of
growth over the past 12 months and this is reflected in our fleet
replenishment and our acquisition of new contracts. The investment with
Crown represents a desire to keep our fleet reliable and efficient and
this strategy is expected to produce significant operational benefits to
"Our working relationship with Crown is a very
trusted one and for over 10 years we have been able to keep up-to-date
with the latest technology and advances. We are extremely pleased with
our new fleet and as a company we want to continue to show customers and
potential new business that we are committed to providing the very best
in service from investing in not only our future, but their future
needs as well.”
Crown’s UK Sales Director Simon Barkworth
commented, "The Crown fleet supplied is equipped with Crown’s
award-winning Infolink® fleet management system and the resulting cost
savings and efficiency improvements experienced by CML have been
"Since its introduction onto the previous fleet in
2008, CML saw an improvement in fleet utilisation and efficiency, a
boost in driver productivity and a dramatic reduction in damage and
operating costs. The CML fleet is fully maintained and supported by
Crown with our service engineer making a daily call to site to check the
fleet and ensure all equipment is working correctly and efficiently.”
based at Magna Park in Lutterworth, CML is a privately owned
supply-chain services company specialising in retail warehousing and
distribution, along with global freight forwarding services. Their
270,000 sq ft warehouse services retail giants and they provide bespoke
solutions for many other distinguished brands and suppliers.
To find out how CML can help your business please telephone 01455 200700.