DHL Express doubles Leipzig hub capacity

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, announced that it will double the operational footprint of its main European hub in Leipzig, Germany to accommodate future shipment volume growth.


DHL Express doubles Leipzig hub capacity


DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, announced that it will double the operational footprint of its main European hub in Leipzig, Germany to accommodate future shipment volume growth. The company plans to invest €150 million to construct additional warehousing, sorting and office facilities with a territory of approximately 44,000 sqm. The installation of a new shipment sorting system will increase the processing capacity of the hub by 50 per cent, to more than 150,000 shipments per hour. Work on the new facilities began in December 2013, with the new, expanded warehouse expected to be operational from the fourth quarter of 2014. The planned investment will bring DHL’s total investment in Leipzig Hub to date to over €510 million.