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Powerstar at Seguro Logistics

Seguro Logistics regards environmental management as a fundamental part of their business. Joining the EU-DEEP Project which is a highly regarded energy management initiative in 2008, Seguro Logistics has since continued to scope out other energy efficient opportunities by means of actively reducing their carbon footprint.

The customer
Providing temperature controlled supply chain solutions to suppliers in the food service, Seguro Logistics operate circa 50,000 pallet spaces of cold storage from three locations based in Yorkshire and Lancashire.

The challenge
Seguro Logistics not only labels themselves as controlled supply chain solutions but also as part of a community who strive to reduce carbon emissions in the most environmentally friendly manner. Powerstar were challenged to prove how their UK manufactured voltage optimisation system was capable of delivering considerable energy savings whilst at the same time causing no disruption to the smooth running of the business.

Powerstar was chosen due to proven results and reliability of the systems gained from over 10 years of successful installations.

The solution
As the operations encountered at Seguro Logistics include the storage and distribution of food, Seguro required a solution that was of the highest efficiency on the market with known records for credibility.

Powerstar’s record of unrivalled performance in head to head trials against competitor systems proved to Seguro that the system was the best solution for their site. Following a free of charge site survey, data logging and half hourly meter reading analysis at Seguro Logistics, the analysed data showed that guaranteed savings of 8.9% were to be established.

Furthermore, Powerstar’s installation records across a number of cold storage establishments gave Seguro added piece of mind in regards to reliability of voltage optimising equipment and alas diminished their fears of disruption to normal procedure at the site.

The business benefits
Following installation of Powerstar at Seguro Logistics (cold store 1) energy savings of 14.74% have been established at the site which is almost 6% higher than the guaranteed 8.9% figure. The reduction in energy consumption will also save Seguro £7,124 on their annual electricity bill.

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