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Rhenus expands its presence in the Indian logistics industry

The announcement about the expansion of Rhenus warehousing facilities in India to up to 2.4 million square feet follows a period of sustained growth for Rhenus

Rhenus expands its presence in the Indian logistics  industry
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(Left) Vivek Arya, Managing Director, Rhenus Logistics India with Tobiaz Bartz, CEO & Chairman, Rhenus Group

The Rhenus Group as a global logistics service provider has expanded its warehousing footprint by launching two new multi-user chemical warehouses in Jamalpur (Gurugram) and Bhiwandi (Mumbai). Rhenus also reportedly has its very own building, Rhenus Tower, located at the center of the logistics hub in Mumbai-Andheri.

The announcement about the expansion of Rhenus warehousing facilities in India to up to 2.4 million square feet follows a period of sustained growth for Rhenus.

Currently, Rhenus India has 31 fully compliant and certified warehouses strategically located across India with more than 2.4 million square feet of warehousing space, including both dedicated and multi-user facilities. The new storage solutions include a heavy-duty selective pallet racking system for customised storage, shelving systems for smaller / spare parts, an automated vertical lean storage system for the safe and optimized storage of products as well as temperature-controlled / cold-room storage facilities.

The brand-new warehouse in Bhiwandi (Mumbai) opens on 301,000 square feet, with 32,000 pallet positions with a load capacity of 1.1 tons per pallet, and houses 20 docks.

The upcoming multi-user chemical warehouse in Jamalpur (Gurugram) is equipped to handle 18,000 pallet positions with a load capacity of 1.1 tons per pallet and houses 19 docks with top-of-the-class infrastructures, such as automated roller shutters and hydraulic dock levelers. It also exclusively provides block space for flammable chemicals.

These facilities have received operation approval from the Chief Controller of Explosives (CCoE) and the Pollution Control Board. Dedicated fire detection and management facilities and a 24/7 CCTV monitoring system provide customers with peace of mind for their cargo.

"Enhancing our logistics services in India, we are taking an important next step in continuing to grow along with the market demand and achieving excellence in operation, sales, and digitalization," says Tobias Bartz, CEO, and Chairman of the Rhenus Group. "In the last few years, Rhenus has expanded its footprint across all continents spanning the APAC region, the Americas, and Europe. Logistics in India has a very bright future with its growth forecast of 10.5 percent by 2025 and a lot to be achieved. We will continue to build on the back of this sustainable support and create impact in this region, leveraging sustainable solutions and keeping customer experience at the core of our efforts."

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