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New logistics centre for Thales opens

New logistics centre for Thales opens

Supporting the LUL 4LM project


Tags: 18 Principles Better Reliability Continuous Improvement Customer Engagement Improved Performance Infrastructure Material Supply


In January, Unipart Rail and Thales GTS signed a contract for the provision of logistic services in support of the LUL 4LM Project. 

Thales Transportation is the main contractor for this major project, the next phase of LUL’s modernisation programme which will bring faster, more frequent and more reliable journeys to millions of passengers who use the Circle, District, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines.

Unipart Rail will provide a full logistics service, operating out of the Unipart site at Weedon including warehousing, inventory management, kitting, consumables, IT Systems through 'Remote Warehouse', returns and repairs management and a forward store operated out of the LUL depot at Neasden. Also, Unipart Rail is storing a huge range of cable, cutting to precise lengths and supplying to the project ready to install.

The service has now begun, with materials coming into the Weedon logistics centre, and being despatched to the forward store, on demand.

To hear Paul Hill, Thales' 4LM Project Director, describing the service, click here.




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Dave Tilmouth

Head of Marketing Communications

I'm Head of Marketing Communications for Unipart Rail, so I get to be involved in lots of exciting stuff across Traction & Rolling Stock, Infrastructure and road traffic. My colleagues know me as someone who has a perspective on everything, as well as being a bit of an extrovert!

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