F.H. Bertling Logistics opens Middlesbrough warehouse facility
F.H. Bertling Logistics has responded to many new project opportunities arising in central/northern UK with the opening of a new warehouse facility at the Port of Middlesbrough. The warehouse has a size of 2,488 square metres and encompasses three 20-ton overhead cranes.
This is a home game for Bertling Logistics having their experienced Middlesbrough technical and engineering team on site to support the complex warehouse operations. The team is headed by Mike Hetherington, technical director and global head of HSSE at Bertling Logistics. The heavy-haulage veteran has more than 40 years of experience in the industry and is very proud of what his team put in place in a relatively short time frame.
“Clients recently visited our office and warehouse and were very happy with our setup and sustainable material handling solutions, which have commenced already”, says Mike Hetherington. “Going forward, we plan to take on additional warehouse space to accommodate additional cargoes, while we continue to discuss further carbon emission measuring, reduction and offsetting opportunities with our customers as part of our responsible logistics solutions at Bertling Logistics”, Hetherington continues.
Bertling Logistics’ Middlesbrough office is in the Port of Middlesbrough was opened in August 2006 although cargo has been shipped by Bertling through this facility since 2004. Bertling’s Middlesbrough office operates both as the technical and engineering resource for the Bertling Logistics Group and as heavy-lift project cargo consolidation facility – now adding a warehouse to its portfolio.