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Heuver Tyrewholesale readying itself for warehouse completion

Heuver Tyrewholesale readying itself for warehouse completion

4th July 2017 | 0 Comments

According to Bertus Heuver, the construction of a new warehouse facility at Heuver Tyrewholesale’s site in Hardenberg, the Netherlands is “making significant progress.” The director comments that the shape of the 16,000-square metre building is now clearly visible, and adds that the wholesaler has acquired three new forklift trucks in preparation for its completion in September.

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Triangle opening first US warehouse

16th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Triangle Tire USA is opening its first US warehouse in Madison, Tennessee to supply off-the-road (OTR), medium and heavy truck as well as passenger and light truck tyres to its distributors and dealers. The 53,000 square-foot facility allows for future expansion, according to Triangle.

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Cooper Tire distribution centre damaged by tornado

30th January 2017 | 0 Comments

A tyre warehouse and distribution facility leased by Cooper Tire & Rubber in the USA sustained damage during a tornado just over a week ago, and as a result is currently out of operation. The site in Albany, Georgia was damaged on 22 January, and customer orders are being rerouted to other facilities.

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Cooper Tire Europe opens new UK warehouse in Swindon

Cooper Tire Europe opens new UK warehouse in Swindon

14th December 2016 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe has opened a new 211,000sqft UK warehouse, with the capacity to store 400,000 tyres, in Swindon. Cooper stores Cooper and Avon brand tyres at the Spectrum Building, with the new facility already being fully operational. The Spectrum Building, designed by British architect Norman Foster, first opened in 1982 and was used as a backdrop in the James Bond film A View To A Kill in 1984.

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Heuver Tyrewholesale accommodating growth with added warehouse capacity

Heuver Tyrewholesale accommodating growth with added warehouse capacity

21st October 2016 | 0 Comments

Increasing sales can create pressure at specific points along a company’s distribution chain, and Heuver Tyrewholesale reports that sales growth over the past year did just that at its warehouse in Hardenberg, the Netherlands. According to the wholesaler, capacity issues “endangered the delivery times promised to customers.” In response, Heuver Tyrewholesale examined the layout of its warehouse, and has installed a tailor-made storage rack that increases warehouse capacity by 3,000 square metres.

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Virtual Warehousing ‘the shape of things to come for auto aftermarket’ – Klarius

Virtual Warehousing ‘the shape of things to come for auto aftermarket’ – Klarius

20th October 2016 | 0 Comments

As owner and operator of the largest dedicated automotive stock holding and distribution centre for automotive emission control products in Europe, Klarius has embraced virtual warehousing as a route to efficient stock management. Charles Greaves has been managing director at the Staffordshire HQ for several years and shares his first-hand experience with the benefits of the system.

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Grouptyre member ETB continues expansion with 2nd St Austell warehouse

9th August 2016 | 0 Comments

When looking for new premises for its expanding wholesale operation, Grouptyre member ETB looked no further than across the road from its existing site in St Austell. The 35-year old family-run company services tyre retailers across the South West, Mid and South Wales and the Midlands from its four warehouses which are located in Worcester, Exeter, Bridgend and St Austell.

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Harvie Tyres upsizing to modern office, warehousing facilities in Blackpool

Harvie Tyres upsizing to modern office, warehousing facilities in Blackpool

20th July 2016 | 0 Comments

Harvie Tyres has relocated its team, warehousing and logistics operation to a new sales and distribution hub in Blackpool, following two years of planning and organisation. The new offices, ample warehousing, modern conference facilities and customer/staff car parking has received positive feedback from customers and employees. Harvie states that the facilities offer a significantly enhanced working practice and significant logistical improvements.

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Warehouse expansion at BFGoodrich tyre plant

11th July 2016 | 0 Comments

The warehouse at one of the two Michelin factories fully dedicated to the production of BFGoodrich tyres will more than treble in size through a US$8 million investment. Michelin North America shares that the warehouse of its BFGoodrich factory in Tuscaloosa (Alabama, USA) will increase from 29,000 square feet to 92,000 square feet (8,550 square metres). This expansion will result in a storage capacity more than nine times greater than at present. Construction work on the project begins in August and is expected to be completed early next year, with the enlarged warehouse operational in the second quarter of 2017.

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Exol announces small pack investment

Exol announces small pack investment

20th June 2016 | 0 Comments

Exol Lubricants has introduced an additional eight-head Masterfil filling machine at its Wednesbury facility, enhancing the efficiency and production capacity of small pack products. The Adelphi Masterfil is designed to offer flexibility of filling volumes, handling both low and high viscosity liquids. The machine’s adjustable nozzles enable the fill of products with variable speed filling capacity.

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Grouptyre member EG Wholesale opens new West Sussex warehouse

Grouptyre member EG Wholesale opens new West Sussex warehouse

17th May 2016 | 0 Comments

Independent tyre distributor and one of Grouptyre’s 10 member EG Wholesale has opened its new warehouse in Partridge Green, West Sussex. Colin Obbard, operations and logistics manager said, “It has been a long time coming finding a suitable location for an expanding wholesale operation.” Grouptyre states that “continued investment” by members, “such as new warehousing, is one of the primary reasons for the continual growth of the company, who consistently strive to offer more to the retailer.” EG Wholesale is a division of a motor trade group that has petrol stations, convenience stores, property rentals and workshops. The family run business has been in business for over 40 years with a turnover of £48m and 230 members of staff.

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Kumho relaunches UK truck and bus tyre business

Kumho relaunches UK truck and bus tyre business

13th February 2015 | 0 Comments

Having previously been a relatively influential part of the UK truck and bus tyre business, Kumho has spent the last year or so rejuvenating its distribution, products and personnel in this area with a view to relaunching this part of its portfolio in line with the growth of the wider company. That’s why Tyres & Accessories visited the company’s large Lutterworth, Leicestershire distribution centre in February in order to learn more.

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Grouptyre warehouse openings cap year of development for wholesaler

8th October 2014 | 0 Comments

Grouptyre opened new warehousing facilities in Tyne and Wear in September, joining other recent additions in Aylesbury, Brentwood, Leeds and Worcester over the last 12 months – a busy period for the company. In addition to this investment in its physical infrastructure, 2014 also saw the wholesale group launch an improved e-Commerce facility, Tyres Online, on which more information is presented in the Online Tyre Business section of this issue.

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Pirelli expands Carlisle warehouse

Pirelli expands Carlisle warehouse

9th September 2014 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has opened an expanded warehouse facility at its Carlisle factory. The move is part of a continued commitment by the company to make significant investment at the Dalston Road site. The new extension, built onto an existing unit, will provide much needed additional storage space for the premium SUV tyres that are manufactured there.

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Stamford Tyres opens new ‘Commercial Tyre Centre’ in Singapore

Stamford Tyres opens new ‘Commercial Tyre Centre’ in Singapore

2nd May 2014 | 0 Comments

Singapore-based Stamford Tyres has officially opened its new £15 million Commercial Tyre Centre and warehouse at its headquarters in Jurong. The company says this new complex supports its existing facility at the site and will have a staff of 85 people. The all-new centre was constructed at a cost of £12.2 million, while a further £2.8 million has been invested in equipment, including six service bays for trucks offering 'full life cycle' facilities along with eight loading and unloading container bays.

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