DB Schenker: An­other ware­house for last mile de­liv­ery

Schenker In­dia, part of DB Schenker, opens its largest ware­house in In­dia at Bhi­wandi near Mum­bai

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The 172,841 sqft (ap­prox. 16,000 sqm) fa­cil­ity be­gins the op­er­a­tion with a staff of around 60 peo­ple by pro­vid­ing state-ofthe-art ware­hous­ing op­er­a­tions for pal­letized and non-pal­letized cargo to the city and nearby ar­eas. Strate­gi­cally lo­cated off Na­tional High­way No 3 (Mum­bai-Nashik High­way), the lo­gis­tics cen­tre fea­tures un­in­ter­rupted power back-up, ad­vanced ware­hous­ing man­age­ment and dis­tri­bu­tion sys­tem; en­abling con­ve­nient end-to-end lo­gis­tics so­lu­tions and value-added ser­vices. Two other large Schenker Lo­gis­tics Cen­ters cov­er­ing 362,000 sqft (33,400 sqm) space are al­ready op­er­a­tional in the area with mod­ern sup­ply chain ca­pa­bil­i­ties.

“Im­prov­ing our ser­vices lev­els and adding value to the dis­tri­bu­tion sys­tem is our top pri­or­ity,” said Shric­hand Chim­nani, Di­rec­tor Lo­gis­tics, Schenker In­dia. “The tac­ti­cal lo­ca­tion and mod­ern in­fra­struc­ture en­sures high ef­fi­ciency level in our op­er­a­tions even in case of an­tic­i­pated in­crease in prod­uct vol­umes in next few years.”

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