DHL Supply Chain to develop logistics infrastructure in China
Shanghai, November 21, 2014 (STAT):-DHL Supply Chain (DSC) announced it will commit a further EUR 113 million in China as its strategy gains attraction. This is on the back of EUR 105 million that was committed in 2013, bringing the total committed to EUR 218 million. The funds will support the expansion of its network across China and in particular, six additional state-of-the-art logistics facilities scheduled for completion by 2020. The confirmed locations are Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Shenyang, Shenzhen and Shanghai Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone.
Oscar de Bok, Chief Executive Officer of DHL Supply Chain Asia Pacific, said: "DHL Supply Chain is on a strong growth path in Asia Pacific. China is a key driver and our strategy is gaining traction. Regardless of location, our customers expect consistency of service delivery and operation execution. By working closely with our customers who provide us with their demand forecast, we have a clear roadmap of the locations we need to be in; as well as the level of the services required. In China alone, DSC will expand its warehouse facilities and transport capacities by 50% over the next three years.