Meachers Group has a struck a long term deal with Lionvest Trading (UK), one of the UK’s largest stockholders of solid and engineered wood flooring, to accommodate 1,000+ pallets of flooring stock at its new warehousing facility in Majestic Road, Nursling. Meachers is providing Lionvest with a mix of value-added supply chain services, which will include collecting their containers from the Port of Southampton, devanning, storage and then onward transportation to the company’s UK customer base.
Lionvest’s decision to move its warehousing to Meachers was based on Meachers ability to offer a state-of-the-art facility and easy access to the motorway network. Meachers outstanding customer service, long warehouse opening hours, excellent security systems and ability to provide a turnkey operation helped seal the deal.
"The relationship with our warehouse and its staff is a fundamental part of the smooth running of our business and the lynchpin of our commitment to excellent customer service", said Mark Warrington, Transport Manager at Lionvest Trading (UK). "Meachers will ensure that Lionvest’s stock can now be moved with a minimum of delay to anywhere within the UK within 48 hours from order", he concluded.
Meachers innovative warehouse system allows customers easy access to current stock levels and movement figures over the Internet to provide them with accurate, timely and complete visibility of information across the supply chain. The system uses radio and barcode scanning technology to scan goods in and out of its warehouses and provides flexible communication facilities to interface with a variety of other systems.
"As the business climate becomes more competitive, it is becoming more important for logistics companies to react faster, provide more innovative products and remain competitive", said Stuart Terris, Deputy Managing Director of Meachers Group. "Meachers particular mix of hi-tech warehousing, transport, facilities management and freight forwarding is providing a win, win situation for our customers."
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