DHL opens US$1.5M facility in Vietnam
DHL has announced that its Supply Chain division is investing more than US$1.5 million to build a new DHL Distribution Center at VietnamÃ¢â‚¬™s Inland Clearance Depot Song Than, Binh Duong, located some 20km from Ho Chi Minh city centre. The centre will comprise a 15,000 square metre builtto- suit, multi-user warehouse and is part of […]
June 1, 2010
Occupying a total land area of 60,000m2, the site will be developed in three phases. In the first phase, the distribution centre will feature an Integrated Packaging Centre (IPC) and has a large parking yard for sheltered loading/unloading to facilitate cross-dock operations. The Integrated Packaging Centre will provide a coordinated system of preparing goods for transport, warehousing, logistics and sales which will serve the needs of companies across a wide range of industries including technology, consumer and retail sectors. Construction for the new facility commenced in March 2010 and is expected to be completed before Q4 2010.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Our investment in the new facility signals DHL Supply ChainÃ¢â‚¬™s commitment to Vietnam, and confidence in the dynamic and growing economy,Ã¢â‚¬Â said DHL Supply Chain Asia Pacific CEO, Paul Graham. With the governmentÃ¢â‚¬™s projected GDP growth of 6.5-7 per cent and Asia Pacific packaging market growing at 4.7 per cent per annum, our investment will further strengthen the range of world-class solutions available to businesses operating in Vietnam.Ã¢â‚¬Â