DSV builds 42,100 m² large warehouse for dm-drogerie markt
October 11, 2017: DSV has built a new 42,100 m² large warehouse in the German city Bochum for the German drug store chain dm-drogerie markt.
With a ground area of 90,000 m², 40,000 m² terminal space and 2,100 m² office space the warehouse facility built by DSV offers twice as much capacity than the previous. The new warehouse stores large volumes of goods, which are distributed to more than 250 dm-drogerie markt (dm) drug stores in the region. Currently, the warehouse employs 130 people, which will increase to 200 employees during Christmas and Easter seasons.
With the opening of the new warehouse dm greatly expands its capacities, while also getting the shortest routes to individual drug stores in the surrounding Ruhr area.
Journalists, representatives from the city of Bochum and DSV employees were all present to celebrate the opening of the new warehouse on the September 26.
The new sustainably built warehouse in Bochum is one of seven large warehouses operated by DSV for dm totalling around 180,000 m² warehouse space.
On a daily basis, DSV delivers 12,000 pallets using more than 1,000 trucks to dm stores all over Germany. dm and DSV have worked closely together since 1986.