New DHL supply chain facility in Indonesia

Express and logistics company, DHL, announced that its DHL Exel Supply Chain business unit has begun operating a new purpose-built, state-of-the-art Synchronized Dispatched Facility (SDF) for Unilever near Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. Earlier this year, Unilever extended its contract with DHL Exel Supply Chain as its operations partner to run the new facility. Th e […]


Express and logistics company, DHL, announced that its DHL Exel Supply Chain business unit has begun operating a new purpose-built, state-of-the-art Synchronized Dispatched Facility (SDF) for Unilever near Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia.

Earlier this year, Unilever extended its contract with DHL Exel Supply Chain as its operations partner to run the new facility. Th e 8,750 sqm, US$5 million SDF is located on 11,000 sqm of land within Unilever’s factory compound. Th e new facility accommodates more than 17,000 pallet storage locations, which will provide for planned incremental volume growth up through 2010 for Unilever’s product storage requirements.