Godrej Consumer opens first mega warehouse in Punjab
State-of-the-art facility has storage space of 2.4 lakh sq. ft and will connect the company’s factories in North India
Godrej Consumer Products (GCPL), a part of the Godrej Group, opened its first mega warehouse in Tepla, Punjab. The state-of-the-art facility has a storage space of 2.4 lakh sq. ft. and will connect the company's factories in North India. The warehouse has already established primary routes across the country, and will serve customers across Haryana, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.
This is GCPL's first mega warehouse and is the result of a consolidation of warehouses across Chandigarh, Ambala, and Kundli (Sonipat), according to an official release. "The Tepla warehouse has the capacity to load/unload 90+ trucks and handle more than 80,000 cases per day. In alignment with the company's commitment to sustainability, it is equipped with rainwater harvesting drainage, ridge ventilation and insulation sheets for maintaining desirable temperatures inside the warehouse."
Pallavi Wad, Head – Product Supply Organisation (India and SAARC), Godrej Consumer Products says: "The inauguration of our mega warehouse in Punjab marks a significant step ahead for GCPL. As a consumer goods company, it is essential for us to consider options that allow easy movement of products from the warehouse to retail outlets, and ultimately to consumers. The Tepla mega warehouse is designed in a manner that it becomes the focal point of our operations in key states across North India while taking into account the company's commitment to sustainability."
The facility has more than 75 warehouse associates and support staff, the release added.