Lineage Logistics LLC announced expansion plans in the United Kingdom. Two locations will undergo modifications: its Peterborough Superhub, just 70 miles from Central London, and at its Northern Superhub, in Heywood near Manchester.
Lineage broke ground on a 92,000-pallet-position, fully automated expansion at its Peterborough location to form a strategically positioned South Eastern Superhub. It which will serve both retail and food-service customers. The 155' (35 m) vertical expansion will include automation and refrigeration technology to reduce energy consumption. The final phase of the company’s expansion plans in Heywood will be fully operational in March 2021 and add 22,000 pallet positions to the existing location.
This new capacity will complement 26,000 existing conventional pallet positions at the property and will bring Lineage’s total automated warehouse count in the United Kingdom to six, with a total of 330,000 automated pallet positions.