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John Key Officially Opens Cardinals New DC

The Right Hon John Key officially opened Cardinals new State of the Art Distribution Centre (DC) at Nesdale Ave, Wiri on 26 February 2014.

The DC was developed to manage the 3PL and distribution requirements of cornerstone client, Griffins Foods and since opening additional new customers including Red Bull, Nuplex Specialties and NZ Drinks have moved in. The site comprises 20,000 sq m of warehouse storage for 44,500 standard pallets. There is also approximately 10,000 sq m of canopied hard stand. The latest equipment and technology was included in Cardinals investment comprising of plastic LED lighting for safety and enhanced energy saving, Dexion 7 high double deep racking as well as a Schaefer Orbitor semi automatic racking system and a fully integrated 'scan pick' replenishment process endorsing Cardinals position as a competitive industry leader.