LyondellBasell expands with new UK distribution hub  

LyondellBasell has established a new distribution hub in the United Kingdom for its polyolefins grades.

This strategic move is part of LyondellBasell’s ongoing commitment to enhancing the customer experience by placing inventories closer to customers’ facilities reducing lead times on orders.

The creation of this new hub is the result of a collaborative effort with logistics expert Bertschi. The hub will be strategically located in Middlesborough, ensuring optimised distribution and swift delivery.

Ivan Meakin, marketing manager consumer and industrial flexible packaging, said: “At LyondellBasell, our unwavering commitment to providing a positive customer experience is at the heart of everything we do.

“The establishment of our distribution hub in the UK is a testament to our dedication to our customers, and we are excited to leverage this new addition to our network to deliver shorter lead times and enhance our service, as well as leverage our global asset footprint.”

Kai Ruch, business manager plastic hubs of Bertschi, added, “We are delighted to be collaborating with LyondellBasell on this exciting project. The synergy between our logistics expertise and their commitment to customer-centric solutions will undoubtedly make this distribution hub a success. We look forward to contributing to a more efficient and streamlined supply chain.”