- Maersk India, the integrated logistics company, today inaugurated its brand new warehouse in Bhiwandi on the outskirts of Mumbai.
- As an integrator of logistics, Maersk is developing and providing solutions ranging from ocean transportation to landside and air transportation etc.
- To create a seamless experience and integrated logistics solution for its customers, Maersk is strategically investing in W&D facilities.
A.P. Moller – Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customers’ supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs over 100,000 people.
A new journey begins
Spread over 250,000 sq. ft, the new facility will be the company’s fifth warehouse inaugurated this year in India, taking the total footprint to over 2.1 million sq. ft. Ryan Best, Head of Logistics & Services, Maersk West & Central Asia, Darryl Judd, Head of Products, Maersk South Asia, Anuj Kathuria, President (India), JK Tyre & Industries Ltd. Rajesh Gupta, Head of Supply Chain, JK Tyre & Industries Ltd. along with the other staff ;it up the place with their presence. Maersk performs a plethora of services at various stages of its journey coupled with flexibility in the supply chain. With the expansion in its ambit of functions, a single window for availing services has been developed by Maersk.
In the words of Darrly Judd, “With the new facility, we can support our customers with superior connectivity, efficient inventory management, cost optimization, and speed to market.”
It is just the beginning!
Maersk’s new facility in Bhiwandi will be the fifth warehouse going live in 2022 after one each at Sikandrabad in Uttar Pradesh, Kolkata in West Bengal, and Pune and Bhiwandi in Maharashtra. Being strategically located on the Mumbai – Nashik highway, the facility provides excellent connectivity to the manufacturing hubs.
Mr. Anuj Kathuria comments “The Bhiwandi site will be the hub for our export as well as our domestic OEM supplies creating synergy of operations.”
Ocean shipping and landside logistics & distribution have traditionally been shared amongst multiple stakeholders resulting in complex supply chains.
Last week, Maersk completed the acquisition of LF Logistics, a Hong Kong-based contract logistics company with premium capabilities .
LF Logistics has seven warehouses in India, which have been added to Maersk’s network. The total warehousing footprint offered by Maersk to its customers in India now stands at over 2.1 million sq. ft. from the 12 warehouses.
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