Huercasa launches a new logistics centre

The company has invested 12 million euros on its new premises in San Miguel del Arroyo (Valladolid)

In July, Huercasa opened a new logistics centre in San Miguel del Arroyo (Valladolid) that will be the keystone of the company’s expansion over the next decade. The installations cover around 10,000 m² and have meant an investment of approximately 12 million euros and two years of work.

Optimisation of processes

The new plant has allowed the company from Segovia to reorganise its processes, focusing on the production phase in the Sanchonuño factory and centralising the entire final phase – labelling, packaging and storing, as well as dispatching at San Miguel del Arroyo. The general manager for Strategy and Innovation, Manuel Moracho, emphasises the fact that the new installations will allow Huercasa “to grow in an orderly manner over the next ten years, taking factors of competitiveness and technological innovation into account.”

4.0 industry in a rural environment

The new plant is completely up-to-date with the latest advances in automation and robotics, “which will allow us to be more competitive and adapt better to our customers and their needs,” Moracho states. The logistics centre already has the most advanced technologies in the sector, and the plant’s characteristics make it possible to implement other improvements that have already been planned for the next 5 years.

Once the new plant is operating at full capacity, Huercasa plans to employ around 80 people.

Future outlook

Moracho points out that the company foresees growth of around 50% over the next 8 years, with a horizon of 60 million in invoicing for 2025. He also recalls that the logistics centre project has not had any public aid and that Huercasa has funded the project with its own equity and bank financing.

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