Southampton council invites tenders for sustainable DC

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Southampton City Council is inviting local operators to run a sustainable distribution centre (SDC) and warehouse that will consolidate local deliveries. The aim is to cut lorry movements and congestion while boosting efficiencies. The council has been awarded £225,000 from a central government local sustainable transport fund to fund the SDC, which will serve Southampton, Winchester, Eastleigh, Hedge End, Totton and the New Forest. The SDC will handle deliveries 24/7, grouping and delivering loads together as well as offering flexible […]