DHL opens logistics hub at Vienna Airport

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May 24, 2019: DHL Global Forwarding, Deutsche Post DHL Group's air and ocean freight specialist, together with DHL Freight, one of Europe's leading road freight providers, opened new state-of-the-art logistics hub at Vienna Airport.

The new DHL campus at the Vienna Airport will combine the strengths of the three different transport modes - overland, air and ocean freight - for optimal handling and transport of goods in and out of Austria and Eastern Europe.

"Our longer-term goal is to be the market and quality leader in European overland transport, which is why we continue to invest in the expansion and further development of our transport and groupage network," explains Uwe Brinks, CEO DHL Freight. 

"We already have one of Europe's densest terminal networks. The new DHL campus at the Vienna Airport is another important step in this direction."

The German logistics giant tells us that until now, DHL Global Forwarding and DHL Freight conducted business consolidated its business from three separate locations around Vienna. With the opening, these will now be consolidated at the new campus.

Along with some 3,500m2 of office space, DHL's new Vienna Airport campus includes two freight terminals, each measuring some 12,000m2 and consisting of roughly 5,000m2 for DHL Global Forwarding warehousing and handling, as well as 7,000m2 for DHL Freight.

In order to meet the steadily growing demand for logistics and transport services in the life sciences and healthcare sector, DHL has also created larger capacities for temperature-controlled goods. With over 1,200m2, DHL Global Forwarding has doubled its space in this area.

The new logistics hub has been designed and constructed keeping in line with Deutsche Post DHL Group's target to achieve zero-emission logistics by the year 2050. In addition, the new logistics hub also meets the highest TAPA security standards (TAPA A).

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