ASDA has signed an agreement with SDI Group, a global integrator of automated materials handling systems, to expand its Brackmills regional distribution centre for its “George at Asda” clothing brand in Northampton.
- SDI Group will construct a four level mezzanine structure which will increase ‘garment-on-hangers’ capacity and will also install SDI LS900 carton sortation system along with a new packing operation using conveyors and benches.
- It will incorporate two mini-load cranes within the existing automated carton store.
- A new loading bay door will be installed along with conveyors for transporting incoming goods to adjacent storage areas.
- Furthermore, SDI Group will continue to look after maintenance of all materials handling equipment of brand’s RDCs at Lymedale, Brackmills, and Washington.