Halal certification for DB Schenker’s Kuala Lumpur Logistics Centre

DB Schenker expects the halal logistics solutions offered by the company will allow their clients to achieve a total halal supply chains for food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical companies, and strengthening its position in the FMCG business.


DB Schenker Halal IHIAS 0100:2010 Schenker Malaysia Logistics


Schenker Logistics (Malaysia) announced that the Kuala Lumpur Logistics Centre 9 (KLC9) warehouse located in Shah Alam is officially accredited for their halal logistics operations under the international halal standard for logistics IHIAS 0100:2010. The accreditation covers both storage and transportation.

The certificate was presented by IHI Alliance executive director Hj Rafek Saleh to Schenker Malaysia Logistics director Claus Kuhnert on 14 October in Shah Alam.

According to Kuhnert, this recognition is timely as Halal supply chain management is an emerging requirement for FMCG brands. It is a new milestone for DB Schenker to be the first accredited multinational third party logistics service provider to receive this international Halal logistics recognition.

“Schenker Malaysia understands the importance of a halal value chain, and an unbroken halal supply chain for big brand owners serving Muslim markets in Southeast Asia. We feel that this need is not well served by the logistics industry and we at Schenker Malaysia see this as an opportunity to become one of the first fully certified international logistics service provider in Asia. We are gearing towards full compliance to serve the halal industry as the innovative integrated logistics service provider of choice,” he added.

DB Schenker expects the halal logistics solutions offered by the company will allow their clients to achieve a total halal supply chains for food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical companies, and strengthening its position in the FMCG business.

The accreditation will also enable DB Schenker to actively participate as the MNC logistics player in strengthening Malaysia’s position as a global halal hub.