Loscam opens second new pallet service depot in last three months
Loscam’s Executive and regional management team, together with over 100 valued guests gathered at Erskine Park Sydney for Asia-Pacific’s largest pallet pooling company’s latest depot opening.
Strategically located at the arterial roads of the M4 & M7 and within close proximity to many of their major local customer base, the facility is expected to enhance operating efficiency, including immediate improvement in truck loading/unloading turnaround, repair capabilities and flexibility in managing Loscam’s growing range of products.
Occupying a total area of 4.18 hectare, this 4,400 sqm depot improves Loscam’s local repair capacity by more than 50% and with a storage capacity exceeding 280,000 pallets. Quality assurance and environmental protection aspects are incorporated into the design of the facility in addition to the improved necessities including a segregated plastics wash bay supported by rainwater catchment system, an eco-friendly 600sqm office and LED lighting throughout.
A new and fully automated repair line with quality checking system allows equipment repair in a time efficient manner, and more importantly meeting the lofty quality benchmark set by Loscam Australia’s 3500 customers.
Erskine Park is Loscam’s second new facility opened in Australia this year after the Richland depot in Brisbane just 3 months earlier. In addressing the guests gathered for the opening, Daniel Bunnett, Loscam’s Executive Vice President of Australia & New Zealand, stated, “This key investment further strengthens Loscam Australia’s capability to serve our growing customer base and product range. It also allows us to meet the quality expectations of the market as our customers embrace more automation within their warehouse operations.”
Sirin Limpaitoon, President of Loscam, expressed his appreciation to the team and supporters, “This new depot has 2 main objectives, first and foremost to enhance Loscam’s support to our valuable customers with development and changes in the supply chain; and second incorporate environmentally friendly elements into each part of our operations. It’s also a solid proof our continuous investment in infrastructure to support the growth of our Australian business.”