Evri moves to larger depot in Tyneside to enable growth

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Evri has relocated to a larger site in Tyneside, approximately 4 miles from the original location.

The move is part of a nationwide plan to facilitate future growth of parcel volume driven by continued growth of consumer demand for home delivery.



For more than 20 years, the Tyneside depot has been an integral part of the community and Evri’s operation in the North East. The enduring commitment is evident not only in the efficient parcel processing of thousands of parcels every day, but also the positive impact it has had on the local economy, with more than 140 people from the community working at the site. As part of the move, Evri will be consolidating both its original site and its pop-up site into one large unit which has been refurbished based on Evri’s requirements. As part of the refurbishment, 8 new state-of-the-art docking areas have been added to ensure swift and seamless processing of parcels.

The new Tyneside depot, now spanning an expansive 149,000 sq. ft, which is approximately twice the size of the original site, reflects the remarkable growth within the business. The upgraded depot is now equipped to handle an impressive 50,000 additional parcels per day bringing the total capacity to 200,000 per day which demonstrates Evri’s commitment to meeting increasing demand. Evri has signed a lease for the site, committing to more than a decade ahead in the community.

All existing workers have moved to the new site and Evri expects to create new jobs at the site this year.

Gary Chalk, Head of Depots (North), at Evri said:

We are very excited to be moving into our new depot. We’ve got a great team here – some have worked here for decades – and provide a great service to the local community. We are very grateful all the team have moved with us - a big thank you to everyone who has helped make this happen.


About Evri - Evri is the UK’s biggest dedicated parcel delivery company, delivering over 720 million parcels a year. The company has a mission to be the most convenient way to send, receive and return parcels, without costing the earth. Evri works with most of Europe’s top retailers, marketplaces and pre-loved sites. The roots of Evri can be traced back to Yorkshire in 1974 but the business has grown over the decades and now has a team of 8,000+ employees, 20,000+ couriers, 10,000+ out of home locations and a growing network of state-of-the-art hubs and depots.


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