Gardiners, the UK’s leading distributor of global footwear and workwear brands to the retail trade has recently appointed CKF Systems of Gloucester to design and install a brand-new state-of-the-art warehouse automation system at their new logistics unit in St. Modwen Park, Gloucester.

The new 116,000 sq ft logistics space is an impressive addition to the Gardiners portfolio and provides 10 dock level loading doors, two level access loading doors and will safeguard and create numerous jobs for the area.

Matt Trobe, Chief Operating Officer at Gardiners, said “We’re delighted to have appointed CKF Systems to complete the warehouse automation at our brand-new facility at St. Modwen Park in Gloucester. The team at CKF were a pleasure to deal with and really took the time to get an in-depth understanding of our needs and goals for the project. Their extensive knowledge and experience meant they designed a system which perfectly meets our requirements with the flexibility to be tweaked and expanded as our business grows.”

Jamie Quinton, Managing Director of CKF Systems, said “Our team is excited to be working with Gardiners and to support them at a time of such rapid growth. We have developed a dynamic solution which can adapt and grow and will meet their needs for many years to come.”

CKF Systems are a leading UK robotics and automation systems integrator who have been operating for over 30 years. They have a wealth of experience transforming the operations of their customers in the manufacturing and logistics industries by increasing throughput, reducing costs, improving safety and maximising space. For more information visit