Being based in the North East allows us easy access to UK and global markets. We are proud of our operations throughout the UK, Europe and beyond with our location providing easy access to import and export routes.
We focus on building positivity and energy in our business, recognising the work the team have done. We truly value the communities around us, and we are extremely focused on ‘home grown talent’ with commitment to nurturing and growing our own people. With Vantec is not just a job, it’s a career and it’s here for the taking
Vantec Europe Limited
The future of logistics is here in the North East of England…
Vantec Europe Limited’s head office is located within its purpose built 39,700m² Logistics Processing Centre on Hillthorn Business Park in Washington, Sunderland; with a second 38,476m² facility less than a mile away at Turbine Business Park, both close to the A19 and A1. Part of the Vantec Corporation, with parent company Hitachi Transport Systems, the organisation employs more than five thousand people throughout the world and is continuing to grow its global business.
Redefining logistics and setting the standard for innovative solutions in an ever-evolving sector, Vantec offer fully integrated customer-centric services and is a third party logistics (3PL) and processing centre management partner to global businesses. With nine operations in the UK and a key customer base including in the automotive and premium vehicles, construction equipment, lighting, electric battery and offshore industries.
Delivering through an extended range of services, Vantec provides consistent logistics systems, with the combination of the planning, design and implementation, optimisation and management of logistics processing centres and transport operations, to international freight forwarding and contract logistics, supply chain solutions and industry insights covering the full supply chain.
Vantec develop a range of innovative ways to add value services to clients – creating a partnership and investing in a deep understanding of its customers’ business; their customers; the challenges they face and the gaols they want to achieve. Specialising in last mile logistics and logistic processing design, our services include Receiving, Pick and Pack, Kit, Sequence, Decant and delivering Just-In-Time (JIT) to wherever our client needs their product. Providing full Tracking and Traceability, Cross Docking and an integrated Logistic Centre Management.
Vantec offer a seamless one-stop shop for import goods and operations including customs clearance, unloading, storage and delivery to end user.
Experienced and proactive management and staff pride themselves on leading service levels, agility and flexibility and modern distribution centres which are customer centric service focused, delivering through a site-level empowered culture
Through dynamic leadership Vantec created the UK’s first ‘living warehouse’ in 2018 and continues to pioneer work in IoT (Internet of things), trailblazing within the industry in their drive to be carbon neutral and net zero by 2050. With the introduction of interactive and engaging 3D immersive suites; E-learning; Virtual Reality and FLT (Fork Lift Truck) Simulator. As well as developing bespoke internal management systems including Vantec Safety Management System (VSMS), Vantec Inventory Management System (VIMS), Vantec Quality Management Systems (VQMS), Vantec Purchasing Management System (VPMS) and Vantec Budget Management System (VBMS) and instant hazard reporting systems.
With blue chip companies as clients Vantec Europe Limited invest in continuous improvement and are currently developing its offer, providing cradle to grave services to customers. Their aim is not only to improve and fit in with client’s processes, but to be forward thinking and adaptable to further operations.