ACCI’s auto-an­cil­lary ware­house un­veiled in Guwa­hati

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Av­vashya CCI Lo­gis­tics (ACCI), a sub­sidiary com­pany of All­cargo

`60 Lo­gis­tics, is likely to in­vest al­most crore in the next two years to build an auto en­gi­neer­ing part ware­house in Guwa­hati. The ware­house will be par­tially HD (heavy duty) racked ware­house, auto spe­cific with shelv­ing and block stor­age for odd di­men­sional cargo. The ware­house, lo­cated at DPS road, Gorchuk on NH 27 Amin­gaon, Guwa­hati, on the high­way from Kolkata to­wards As­sam, has an ad­van­tage of be­ing a gate­way to the whole of North­east. Spread across three lakh sqft, the ware­house will pro­vide end-to-end man­age­ment for af­ter­mar­ket spare parts to ser­vice the North­east sec­tor, which in­cludes last mile delivery. Ex­plain­ing the ra­tio­nale be­hind the move,

Adarsh Hegde, Joint Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor, All­cargo Lo­gis­tics, said, “Our foray into the North­east com­pletes our pan In­dia pres­ence and en­hances our jour­ney to pro­vide the best of fa­cil­i­ties in lo­gis­tics across the coun­try.”

In the first phase, the fa­cil­ity will be spread across one lakh sqft and pro­vide em­ploy­ment to around 100 em­ploy­ees. In the sec­ond phase, the com­pany plans to ex­pand to three lakh sqft and em­ploy more than 250 em­ploy­ees. A large part of the in­vest­ment will be used to­wards au­to­ma­tion in the state-of-the-art fa­cil­ity de­signed to meet global stan­dards. V Balaji, CEO, Con­tract Lo­gis­tics, Av­vashya CCI Lo­gis­tics, said, “The unique­ness of the ware­house lies in the de­gree of au­to­ma­tion. Through smart in­te­gra­tion of tech­nol­ogy and ser­vice qual­ity of high­est stan­dards, we plan to in­crease our ef­fi­ciency and make our lo­gis­tics pro­cesses more ef­fec­tive.”

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