Following the launch of their new 500 page product catalogue in June of this year, the management of specialist Electrical Distributor TLA announced their intention to further expand the company’s footprint due to organic growth.
TLA, whose headquarters are in Nottingham, have already opened a further 3 strategically located technical sales offices and distribution centres in Stafford, Northampton and Sheffield, and they now propose to continue expansion by relocating from 3 separate buildings in Nottingham to a single new 30,000 square foot building just 5 minutes from their present site.
Dean Curtis, TLA’s Managing Director explained, “Based on a marked increase in product demand which coincided with the catalogue launch, we have focused our attention on improving office space and logistics at our Nottingham site. We have recognised for some time that as a direct consequence of carrying an ever expanding range of product lines, we now require larger, more open facilities that put an emphasis on efficient product handling. This will specifically take the form of wide aisles, high bay pallet racking that allows the use of lift trucks and a new mezzanine storage system, larger shipping and receiving docks, and a location that still gives us good access to transportation facilities.”
“The new building will give us all the above benefits by efficiently utilising a large frontage with 4, full height roller doors to enable all of our delivery vehicles to load in just two shifts.
It is envisaged that the move will take place later this year when work on the new warehouse and office facilities are complete.
The success of TLA’s organic growth is a sure-fire test of the management’s ability to engage with customers to ensure that a unique solution is provided for every client, and to deliver that vision.
Dean went on to say “Companies like ours who choose to grow organically must not measure their success on financial measures alone but must also take careful note of other equally important factors like customer satisfaction, product quality, logistics and supply chain reliability. This move signals the first step in our intention to expand our distribution capability to exceed our customer’s demands.”
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