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Date added: 07 March 2006

Honda Invests in New Logistics Centre 

Honda Logistics Centre (UK) Ltd today opened a new £24 million logistics operation in Swindon, to supply parts to Honda’s UK car, motorcycle and power equipment networks.
 
Employing 106 people, the state-of-the-art centre is adjacent to Honda’s UK and European car manufacturing facility where Honda employs 4,000 Associates manufacturing Civic and CR-V models.
 
Honda's new logistics centre
Further investment in Swindon:
the new Honda Logistics Centre

Further to its commitment to car manufacturing in the United Kingdom this new, fully-owned purpose built warehouse confirms Honda’s future Logistics and Procurement functions in Swindon.
 
The land was purchased on 31 March 2005 and in less than 12 months the new 350,000 square foot warehouse and office facility has been completed, including all fitting out and the transfer from the existing premises of complete motorcycle units, power equipment and spare parts for the aftermarket.
 
Honda's new logistics centre
Opening ceremony: Ray Runza - Director - HLC Mr Kato
 - Executive Vice President Honda Motor Europe Ltd and
 Managing Director Honda of the UK Manufacturing Ltd.
 Bernard Snell - Product Developer - European Liaison
and  Product Trainer (43 years working for Honda)
Mr Ichimi -  President Honda Europe N.V Steve Jackson
- Section Manager - HLC
 
The new building provides the 106 Honda associates and its partners with a state of the art facility, including a European Engine Centre sales and training facility.
 
Additionally the design incorporates all the latest building technologies with particular emphasis on reducing any impact to the environment.
The new logistics centre was designed and built by ProLogis, the largest warehouse developer in Europe, with support from Norwest Holst.
 
  Honda in Swindon - more information
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