Kupittaan kärki Partnership Project, Turku
Logistics Centre for consumer goods was a major project in Finland, where the customer expected secure and reliable construction.
We have built a logistics centre for SOK's subsidiary Inex Partners as a working alliance (Freeway) with Skanska. The centre was fully commissioned in 2018. The project was implemented in five phases.
At the time of its construction, the logistics centre was one of the largest construction projects in Finland. It has a surface area of approximately 189 000 gross square metres and a volume of approximately 3 400 000 cubic metres.
YIT won a contract to build an automated consumer goods logistics centre for Inex Partners, a subsidiary of SOK. The large size of the building - ten Finnish Parliaments in cubic metres - and the combination of automation installations and traditional technical building systems required very specific know-how in project planning. Environmental aspects constituted a major consideration in the Sipoo project. A close partnership between the customer and contractor helped to strengthen trust and make the project a success.
In addition to logistics centre for consumer goods built in 2010‒2012, YIT's and Skanska's Freeway consortium is building a grocery logistics center for S Group, of which the first phase of the dry goods warehouse will be completed in 2016.
Sipoo building complex will form a very significant grocery logistics center, as the S Group is currently the market leader in the Finnish grocery trade. The new center will replace the S Group's former logistics center in Kilo, Espoo and is available in its entirety in 2018.