XPO Logistics

Project details:

  • Fully Automatic Cardboard Baler GB1108FSS
  • 1200mm Heavy Duty Chain Conveyor
  • Modified Bale Exit Ramp

Timespan: 3 weeks

Sector: Retail & Distribution

What they asked us: “Keeping your distribution hub sending new stock out the door is our main priority”

XPO Logistics is one of the largest providers of transportation and logistics services worldwide, specialising in time-sensitive freight. With several distribution hubs across the UK, Whitham Mills were contracted to replace and refurbish several waste sorting systems with fully automatic cardboard balers and feed conveyors.

XPO manage Tesco’s entire waste network and due to the wealth of tonnage and materials being processed through their Magor site, they required a robust and reliable system to ensure the distribution centre kept up with the material demand.

Whitham Mills designed and installed a fully automatic cardboard baling system which included a GB1108FSS – 40Hp with a 1200mm heavy duty feed conveyor and a modified bale exit ramp to allow bales out of the building to ground level.

The GB1108FSS is a fully automatic channel baler and is capable of producing over 7 tonnes per hour of cardboard bales weighting in excess of 700kg.

To adhere to the strict safety set by XPO we also included in the install a SAFETECH system which automatically stops the conveyor if an operator was to have fallen onto the system. We also designed a steel door to close off the building at night due to the exposed bale exit ramp.

Fully Automatic Baling Systems

  • The customer has access to an extensive ‘in-factory’ training programme
  • Skilled engineers on the other end of the phone as the first port of call
  • 90% of breakdowns we can attend site same day
  • 95% of breakdowns are first time fix
  • Nationwide service provided by skilled engineers
Case Studies

Accreditations & Awards

ISO 9001
Safe Contractor
The Logistic Awards
Excellence Finalist
Venturefest Winner

Our Latest Case Study

Ras Al-Khaimah


UK waste management machinery designer and manufacturer Whitham Mills, has been appointed by the government of Ras al-Khaimah to provide waste processing machinery at...

Find out more

Contact Us

Here at Whitham Mills we have been providing excellence in service since 1999.

Speak to one of our friendly staff members today on 01706 811 880 or email us on sales@whithammills.com

Our Sectors

We cover a wide range of sectors, from Local Government to Retailers. Take a look at some of our case studies for each sector our sectors page.

Sectors Covered

Our Latest Article

Last Orders For Christmas Consumables!

It’s that time again… Make a note of Friday the 6th of December…   We would like to politely remind all of our baling...

Read more


This website uses cookies to enhance your browsing experience... moregot it