FM Logistic's Jhajjar multi-use warehouse to be ready by Dec 2020
September 25, 2019: Global logistics provider FM Logistic has broken ground on its 31-acre multi-client logistics facility (MCF) in Jhajjar, near Gurugram, Haryana.
September 25, 2019: Global logistics provider FM Logistic has broken ground on its 31-acre multi-client logistics facility (MCF) in Jhajjar, near Gurugram, Haryana. The facility, expected to be completed in December 2020, is part of the five-year $150 million investment plan FM Logistic announced in March 2019.
The new warehouse will have a storage capacity of 100,000 pallet positions and provide a dedicated area for co-packing and other value-added services. It will offer safety and security features, and cost efficient, quality storage and handling services. It will also allow for good working conditions, in addition to respecting the environment.
Highlighting the key features of the facility, Alexandre Amine Soufiani, managing director, FM Logistic India said, “With a built-up area of 700,000 sq ft, the Jhajjar MCF enjoys strategic access to the Kundali, Manesar and Palwal expressways for faster connectivity to all major consumption centres in the northern region."
The construction of the warehouse will be supervised by NG Concept, the real-estate sister company of FM Logistics. NG Concept has more than 30 years of experience in constructing ‘A’ grade, XXL multi-client warehouses.
Jeremy Lefevre, construction director Asia, NG Concept, said, “The new A+ Grade facility will be the first in India to combine LEED-certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), FM Global firefighting and natural hazards protection, and high quality insulation and ventilation."
Stéphane Descarpentries, director for Asia and strategic projects, FM Logistic said the new warehouse would fit into the company's strategy of of constructing multi-client warehouses near major Indian cities, such as Mumbai, Bangalore and Calcutta. "All these facilities will meet our customers’ expectations in terms of cost efficiency, warehouse space optimisation, product safety and capacity flexibility. They also answer the demand for fewer, bigger distribution centres, which is driven by the GST,” she added.
FM Logistic India provides warehousing and distribution logistics services for the FMCG, retail, automotive, e-commerce, engineering, telecom, pharma and other sectors.