DB Schenker will provide warehouse and transport solutions for Hitachi Rail Europe in the UK

(London Heathrow, 2 October 2017) DB Schenker UK is delighted to announce that it has secured a long term contract with Hitachi Rail Europe to manage the central warehousing and spare parts distribution for Hitachi’s Intercity Express Programme (IEP) in the UK.

DB Schenker is providing warehouse and transport solutions for a wide range of parts, from smaller consumable items, to 8 Tonne bogies and generator units, that are in excess of 5m x 2m in length. DB Schenker will support Hitachi Rail Europe’s Train Maintenance Centres, fulfilling orders to sites at London, Bristol and Doncaster. In addition, two new sites are due to join Hitachi Rail Europe during 2018, the first at Bounds Green in London, the second in Edinburgh. DB Schenker will manage two main warehouses for Hitachi as part of this contract, a southern central warehouse located in London and a northern central warehouse, which is planned for completetion in 2018, and will be located in or around the Doncaster area.

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