FDC have successfully completed construction of Scandinavian furniture giant – IKEA’s first purpose-built distribution centre in Australia at Sydney Business Park Precinct, Marsden Park. This is the second construction that FDC have completed for IKEA, the first which is the award-winning IKEA, Marsden Park retail store.
IKEA is a transnational company that designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture, kitchen appliances and homeware. They have been the world’s largest furniture retailer since 2008.
FDC’s new 70,000sqm IKEA distribution centre houses a fully automated storage and retrieval system which is 11,000sqm in area and 35m high and consists of 9 automatic cranes and an extensive conveyor system which sorts, shelves and retrieves 66,000 pallets 24 hours a day.
This distribution centre will improve IKEA’s efficiency, lower supply chain related costs and equip IKEA with the capacity for new phases of growth with the introduction of more streamlined online shopping options.
- Automated storage and retrieval system
- Capacity for more than 106,000 pallets between the low bay racking and the automatic storage and retrieval system
- 2017 Winner
- Best Industrial Building $35 - $75M