FM LOGISTIC FRANCE BUILDS ITS 30TH PLATFORM AT HEUDEBOUVILLE (27)France
Construction of the 30th FM Logistic platform in France began last January at Heudebouville, near Évreux (27).
Initially, this new site, which is expected to be operational at the beginning of 2018, will house classified cosmetics in 3 storage compartments measuring 3,000 m² each. Eventually, the platform will have 6 compartments and a total warehouse area of 21,000 m², with the aim of hosting other customers in the cosmetics and pharmacy sectors.
A new-generation platform
This project, which represents an investment of 10 million Euros, also has 350 m² of ancillary space including technical rooms and the gatehouse, 180 m² of offices and several car parks. Eventually, the platform will have 700 m² of offices and 200 m² of ancillary buildings.
In line with the FM Logistic group's commitments, the Heudebouville platform meets the latest standards in terms of energy savings: insulation of the building (façade and roof, 100% LED lighting, car parks equipped with electric vehicle charging stations, limitation of water consumption (push-button flushes, etc.) and electricity consumption (motion detectors). In addition, a landscaping study is underway to create a natural, wooded environment around the platform.
A project supported by the urban community authority
The Seine-Eure urban community has been particularly involved in the steps leading up to the construction of the Heudebouville platform. The latter is expected to create a significant number of jobs. Initially, 18 employees will work at the new warehouse, with almost 25,409 pallets loaded per year and some 587,345 packages prepared.
Furthermore, the platform's location close to the road infrastructure (A13 and A154 motorways in particular) and its strategic geographical location not far from Cosmetic Valley (the world's leading perfumery and cosmetics resource centre) are what motivated FM Logistic France's choice of this site.
About FM Logistic France
Created in 1982, FM Logistic France is a subsidiary of FM Logistic, one of the reference international players in the fields of warehousing, transport and co-packing. With 1,300,000 m² of warehousing space situated in the heart of the logistics barycentres, FM Logistic France optimises industrial and retail flows. With 4,550 employees, the company has 28 platforms and generated a turnover of 380 million Euros in the year ending 31 March 2016. With its expertise in the food, industry and electronics, retail, personal and home care, beauty and health sectors, FM Logistic France is the no. 1 co-packer in France with 600,000 units prepared every day. As a socially responsible company, it was awarded Top Employer France 2016 certification for the first class conditions it offers its employees in terms of human resources. For more information: www.fmlogistic.fr
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