(23 Mar 2021)
Whitbread has opened a warehouse in Haiger,
Germany as part of a long-term solution to support Premier Inn’s
growth plans in the country.
The warehouse, Whitbread’s first in Germany, provides centralised
storage and quicker deliveries to hotels, ensures availability of
key products without the worry of border restrictions, and
reduces delivery costs by optimising deliveries to multiple
Once the post-Brexit environment has been
navigated, the focus will remain on delivering the needed service
for acquisitions and new-builds, whilst also developing a more
strategic warehousing solution that opens up multiple supply
routes to maximise its’ service capability.
Whitbread has a Force for Good commitment to
reduce its carbon emissions by 50% by 2025, with the delivery
optimisation from this project contributing to this.
The next focus is on building the back office
financial and tax processes to support the next phases of the
project which will see the implementation of key lines of
replenishment stock and the capability to accept inbound
deliveries from internationally sourced products.
Travel Industry News,
Marriott Signs Three Hotels in Saudi Arabia