DHL to invest into new freight logistics centre at Brucargo Airport
By: Miriam Sauter On: 15/05/2012 In: Parcel Delivery Service Comments: 0
- Deutsche Post DHL to invest 27 Mio. Euro into construction of a new logistics centre at Brucargo Airport in Belgium.
Soon DHL Global Forwarding are going to unite all of their air freight activities on 54,000sqm at its new centre in Belgium. The courier services provider and freight forwarder chose Burcargo as its new location which was partly due to its close proximity to Brussels Airport.
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Jean-Claude Delen, CEO of DHL Global Forwarding BeNeLux & France confirmed aims to strengthen the DHL freight area and create more employment opportunities at Brucargo Airport.
“Brussels Airport is our country’s second economic driver, providing 20,000 direct and 40,000 indirect jobs. Through this 27 million euro investment in this new logistics platform, DHL Global Forwarding is reinforcing our strategy to focus on the specific logistics needs of our various key industry sectors”, said Delen.
Moreover, DHL confirmed that the new built is going to comply with both, the air freight safety requirements and the TAPA (Transport Asset Protection Association) standards. Comprising a 1,750sqm temperature-controlled area and meeting the highest GDP standards, the new building is going provide special services for life science customers.
Arnaud Feist, CEO Flughafen Brussles, was pleased about
“the extensive freight capacity available on our many long-haul passenger and freight flights with Brucargo’s unique geographic location.”
This year, the DHL Global Forwarding office at Brucargo is going to celebrate its 32nd anniversary.