DHL plans largest parcel centre in Germany

Move is in line with the revamp of the parcel network in the country

2014 50 Alpha Industrial delivery base Deutsche Post DHL Frankfurt/Main Germany parcel centre parcel network sorting capacity

Deutsche Post DHL has announced that it was constructing the largest parcel centre – to be completed and ready for operation in 2014 — in the country to revamp its parcel network in Germany. It has tied up with specialist in logistics properties Alpha Industrial for the construction.

The parcel centre will be built on a plot of 140,000 sq m near Frankfurt/Main and will have a sorting capacity of 50,000 items per hour. A delivery base will also be created beside the sorting centre.