GROWTH of a logistics company was on the agenda as an MP toured the firm's Chandler's Ford depot.

Steve Brine MP visited DHL Parcel UK to tour operations and discuss the company’s recent growth and contribution to the local community.

The MP met some of the 59 people who work on site and deliver parcels in the local area.

The depot provides an important service for local businesses and constituents who rely on DHL for e-commerce deliveries and collections.

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The 85,000 sq ft site opened in November 2020 with an investment of over £7.5m to serve Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh and surrounding postcodes with up to 17,000 parcels a day.

Mr Brine said: “Logistics plays an integral part in our daily lives, keeping vital supply chains moving and delivering to our local businesses and homes.

"I was delighted to meet the team at the local DHL Parcel site to understand more about their business. The company’s recent investment in the area has brought jobs and ensures our local community is effectively connected within their UK network.”

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