May 20, 2016: DB Schenker, the transport and logistics division of Deutsche Bahn Group, has announced the opening of its third Schenker Logistics Centre (SLC) in Bhiwandi.
The facility will be spread over 200,000 (approx.) square feet and would be providing integrated logistics solution to businesses involved in baby care, mother care, fire protection, camera & accessories and bathroom fittings.
It would be located at a distance of 3 kilometres from NH-3. Mumbai – Nasik Highway, 60 kilometres from JNPT and 60 kilometres from NH-8, Mumbai –Ahmedabad Highway, the logistics centre comes with material handling equipments like – Reach trucks, Stacker and Forklifts and features warehouse height (side) -30 feet , (centre)-38 feet, Turbo Ventilators and louvers, and three phase electricity connectivity.
Proposed dedicated freight corridor is just 0.5 kilometre away from the new warehouse which will start from JNPT port and end at the northern state of Uttar Pradesh covering through the states of through Gujarat, Rajasthan and Haryana.
Oliver Bohm, CEO, Schenker India, said, “The western industrial corridor is one of the busiest in India with a high concentration of existing and upcoming manufacturing units. This creates an immediate demand for effective logistics and warehousing solutions. Our new Schenker Logistics Centre (SLC) in Bhiwandi, with its strategic location, is well placed to cater to the logistics requirements of customers in the region.”