Travis Perkins has opened an 11-acre RDC in Appleton, Warrington, which it hopes will improve stock availability at branches in the area. The predominantly own-account operator will run 20 vehicles from the site, which includes 99,500ft² of storage space and 2,938 racking locations. Offices and staff areas will take up 11,267ft² of additional space at the RDC (pictured below), which employs 105 staff. The site will serve 150 branches in the area and Travis Perkins says will allow branches to […]
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