Rhenus opens 1 lakh sq ft multi-user chemical warehouse in Chennai
The global logistics service provider Rhenus has launched a new multi-user warehouse in Chennai, expanding its warehousing space across India to 2.2 million square feet (sq ft) and strengthening its capabilities in supporting the chemical industries.
October 4, 2021: The global logistics service provider Rhenus has launched a new multi-user warehouse in Chennai, expanding its warehousing space across India to 2.2 million square feet (sq ft) and strengthening its capabilities in supporting the chemical industries.
“With good connectivity to Chennai’s major ports and to major industrial and automobile hubs, the PCB (Pollution Control Board) - the approved facility will serve as the central Rhenus distribution hub for chemical customers throughout South India,” reads the release.
Offering 110,000 sq ft of storage space for chemical cargo, the multi-user facility meets all HSSEQ (Health, Safety, Security, Environment & Quality) standards, and features modern fire safety infrastructure such as fire-rated walls, beam detectors and NBC-approved sprinkler system.
Marcus Fornell, director of contract logistics, Rhenus India, said, “The logistics market in India is seeing an upward trajectory, with forecasted1 growth at a CAGR of 10.5 percent between 2019 and 2025. The new warehouse, built with world-class Rhenus infrastructure, is our latest step in offering broad-based logistics support in India. By offering safe and reliable storage of general and chemical cargo, we are confident to provide well-managed and tailor-made storage solutions for our customers and continue to maintain our leadership position in handling chemical Logistics.”
Manned by a team of professionals well-trained in material handling, safety and statutory compliances, the warehouse provides comprehensive solutions to leading companies from the chemical Industry.
The warehouse is part of a modern logistics park and equipped with eight loading and unloading bays with hydraulic dock levellers, as well as ground plus a 7-level racking system and a capacity of 10,270 pallet positions.
Rhenus India has over seven decades of expertise in domestic freight and logistics services. With more than 2,000 professionally qualified employees across 69 locations in India, Rhenus India provides integrated logistics solutions and services across most industry segments including chemicals and petrochemicals, industrial and engineering, automotive, electronics and white goods as well as pharmaceuticals.