Lineage Logistics opens expanded Peterborough site

Peterborough, UK: Lineage Logistics has opened its southeast hub in Peterborough.

The 71,000 pallet capacity coldstore will serve retail and foodservice customers using some of the world’s most sophisticated automation and refrigeration technology, helping to reduce energy consumption and the environmental impact of food distribution, Lineage says.

“We are investing in the future of food supply chain across Europe, using the latest technology, data analytics and green solutions to help feed the world in the most efficient way possible. Our Peterborough Superhub is the latest demonstration of Lineage’s ongoing commitment to our UK customers and an indication of our aim to be a leader in this crucial sector across Europe,” said Harld Peters, president of Europe, Lineage.

The combination of traditional capacity in Lineage’s existing facilities on the site, combined with the expansion’s automated design, “will enable maximum flexibility and a highly-customised solution for customers,” Lineage says.  Lineage now has six UK sites with a total of 335,000 automated pallet positions.

Lineage has also expanded in mainland Europe. “Our large expansions in these two critical logistics hubs highlight Lineage’s commitment to adapting to our customers’ demands as consumer expectations shift in the UK and around the globe,” said Greg Lehmkuhl, chief executive, Lineage. 

“We are, and have always been, 100% focused on our customers and their extended supply chains, and we are pleased to make these significant investments, create more than 230 much-needed jobs and provide expanded access to our next-generation cold storage network.”