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Regional Distribution Centre contact details
Kite Packaging’s South Coast Regional Distribution Centre is based in Portsmouth, strategically located near major roads (M27, A3) the RDC services key accounts in Dorset, Hampshire, West Sussex, East Sussex, Surrey, Jersey, Guernsey, IOW and much more.
The highly experienced team is led by Managing Partner Neil Hopkins and delivers high levels of service and solutions, offering first class expertise to help its customers reduce their total packaging costs.
Kite, South Coast, further enhance their service offering by utilising Kite’s teams of specialist engineers in the following areas:- ‘in-the-box solutions’, ‘load retention’ (including stretch wrap audits) and now ‘aerospace and automotive’ (a team of specialist designers using Solidworks). To further enable the delivery of high quality added value solutions, the South Coast team have a Mobile Test Facility which can be taken directly to customers premises, where full product testing and demonstrations can be carried out.
A fleet of fully owned trucks manned by Kite’s own drivers regularly deliver to Southampton, Poole, Bournemouth, Salisbury, Andover, Newbury, Basingstoke, Guildford, Crawley, Chichester, Brighton, Worthing and Eastbourne.
We are currently looking to recruit a Class II multi drop truck driver / warehouse operative.
The role will be integral to our distribution operations where you’ll be working in a fast paced environment as part of a wider RDC team. We are looking for a candidate that is able to develop in our business, and share our passion for delivering exceptional levels of customer service.
Interested in applying? Click here to see full description.
A South Coast based business challenged Kite to reduce the amount of expanded foam used to pack their precision engineered and high value aerospace parts.
The local team worked with Kite’s specialist service and solutions team using Wrap & Hold to develop an alternative pack that eliminated the foam, reduced the time to pack the products by 70% and significantly reduced the pack price by over 25%. The overall size of the outer corrugated carton also reduced by over 20% which will reduce the customer’s logistics costs by a further 8% - this is a typical example of the work Kite do for customers, reducing not only packaging costs but further costs in the supply chain.
Wrap and Hold is a new product recently launched by Kite exclusively for Kite regional distribution centre customers, more information about the product can be found here.
Conveniently located just a few minutes from the M27 motorway, the Kite Packaging Portsmouth regional distribution centre is easily accessible from anywhere in the South Coast. Please refer to the map to the right for a visual guide.
Leave the M25 at junction 10 and take the A3 exit to London (SW). At the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A3 ramp to Portsmouth. Remain on A3(M) before continuing onto A27. Take the A2030(S)/ Portsmouth (E) exit and at the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Eastern Rd/ A2030. At the traffic lights take the first right onto Anchorage Rd and go through the 1st roundabout. Take the 1st exit at the 2nd roundabout onto Williams Rd, and then the 3rd exit onto Airport Service Road. After 0.2 miles turn right at the sign for Kite Packaging and after 50m you will see a blue gated entrance leading to our secure yard.
Follow the A338 towards Ringwood. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit to Southampton and merge onto A31. Continue onto M27, and then at junction 12 take the exit to A27. Keep right and follow the signs for Paulsgrove, turn right onto Western Road/A27 and take the 2nd exit to stay on. At the next roundabout take the 3rd exit onto London Rd/A3 and continue to follow A2047. Make a slight left onto Copnor Rd/A288 and a slight left onto Norway Rd going through roundabout. At the next roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Williams Rd, and then the 3rd exit on to Airport Service Road. Turn right at the sign for Kite Packaging and after 50m you will see a blue gated entrance leading to our secure yard.
Drive along the A335/ Stoneham Way, at the roundabout take the 4th exit onto the M27 ramp to Fareham / Portsmouth. Merge onto M27 and at junction 12 take the exit to A27. Keep right and follow the signs for Paulsgrove, then follow the same directions above following Western Road / A27, London Rd/A3 and A2047. Make a slight left onto Copnor Rd / A288 and Norway Rd, go through the roundabout and at the next roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Williams Rd. Take the 3rd exit on to Airport Service Road, turn right at the sign for Kite Packaging and after 50m you will see a blue gated entrance leading to our secure yard.
Follow the A259 Westbound and go through 2 roundabouts. At the 3rd roundabout take the 3rd exit onto A27. Go through 2 roundabouts before turning right onto Lewes Rd / A27. Continue to follow A27, going through 15 roundabouts. Take the A2030 exit toward Portsmouth(E) / Central Southsea, and at the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Eastern Rd / A2030. Turn right onto Anchorage Rd and go through the roundabout, and then take the 1st exit onto Williams Road. Take the 3rd exit onto Airport Service Rd, turn right at the sign for Kite Packaging and after 50m you will see a blue gated entrance leading to our secure yard.
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History & ethos
Founded from scratch in 2001 with a unique vision - to be the premier packaging suppliers in the UK with a philosophy of employee-ownership.
Bespoke products and services are available to customers requiring large quantities and spending over £30,000 a year or £3,000 an order on packaging.