eCommerce and specialist mail services firm The Delivery Group will open a new £2 million mail processing hub in Aylesford, Kent in March.
The new premises will enable The Delivery Group to support the rapidly growing delivery demand from eCommerce clients based outside London, and the Kent location – near Maidstone – has been specifically chosen for its proximity to prime motorway links to the company’s main suppliers. The site comprises of a 25k square foot warehouse including office space which has been purpose-built by the company and will house over fifty staff. Over 100,000 packages will be processed each month by the new facility.
Steve Stokes, CEO, The Delivery Group comments: “This is an exciting time of growth for the company and this investment outlines our determination to offer exceptional value and service to clients throughout the UK.
“We move 1.6m items a month of tracked and untracked mail and parcels both domestically and internationally. The new Kent hub complements our existing sites in Warrington, Luton and Central London and enables us to effortlessly handle the growing volume of parcels and packages that we are processing on behalf of the UK’s rapidly expanding eCommerce marketplace.”
The site is set to be officially opened with the unveiling of a plaque by the Worshipful the Mayor of Tonbridge and Malling, Councillor Pam Bates, on March 11th.