GEODIS to Open New Multi-User Facility in Luhari to Seize Strong Growth Opportunities in India’s Retail Supply Chain
The facility extends GEODIS’ contract logistics capabilities in India to support the e-commerce boom with advanced warehousing solutions for retailers
DELHI, INDIA - Media OutReach - 6 October
2021 - GEODIS, a global leading transport and logistics services provider,
today announced the upcoming launch of a new multi-user facility at the LOGOS Logistics Estate in Luhari, 60 kilometres north
of Delhi. This will support the rapidly growing needs of GEODIS clients
within the retail sector. Developed by LOGOS, one of Asia Pacific's top
logistics property groups, the new purpose-built facility offers both a modern
infrastructure and an extensive space that allows GEODIS to fully optimize its
contract logistics offerings to the Indian market which is currently
experiencing unprecedented demand.
GEODIS to Open New Multi-User Facility in Luhari to
Seize Strong Growth Opportunities in India's Retail Supply Chain
shift towards online shopping and omnichannel platforms, accelerated by the
pandemic, has compelled retailers to seek logistics operators who can provide
the sheer capacity to manage large merchandise inventory, along with the
necessary tools to ensure both real-time and end-to-end visibility. The 26,654
sqm warehouse will have a state-of-the-art storage system consisting of both
selective and very narrow aisle (VNA) pallet racks. Equipped in this way, the new facility addresses
retailers' concerns regarding space availability and packing efficiency to ramp
up order processing procedures.
LOGOS Luhari Logistics Estate is strategically located within close proximity
to other large industrial clusters, including Bawal, Bhiwadi, and Dharuhera, as
well as the central business districts of Gurugram and Delhi, the International
Airport and National Highway 48. The location is a prime spot for
manufacturers and retailers alike, who wish to strengthen their presence in New
Delhi and Northern India. With these strong networks in place, GEODIS'
customers can look forward to faster and more reliable delivery options when
the facility officially opens in March 2022.
new facility in the LOGOS Luhari Logistics Estate ushers in a new era for
GEODIS' contract logistics capabilities and reinforces the company's commitment
to being a strategic growth partner for our retail and e-commerce customers,"
said Lakshmanan Venkateswaran, Sub-Regional Managing Director, South Asia,
GEODIS. "We look forward to unveiling the facility and its potential to
strengthen both our own and our partners' presence in an industry that is
currently undergoing a great deal of change."
of LOGOS' India business, Mehul Shah, added: "This is our first partnership
with GEODIS and we are pleased to be working with them to deliver their
state-of-the-art facility at Luhari. LOGOS is committed to establishing a new
benchmark of high quality and sustainable logistics warehousing in India to
support the critical infrastructure services needed and our work with GEODIS is
another step in achieving this. We look forward to supporting GEODIS's real
estate needs throughout India and Asia."
Luhari Estate will incorporate market leading sustainability and environmental
initiatives including 20 acres of Miyawaki Forest Plantation, solar power
generation and distribution for warehouse and common infrastructure energy
provision in line with both partners' commitments to care for the environment.
State of the art monitoring to measure warehousing air circulation,
temperature, energy and water usage will also be employed within the Estate in
conjunction with heat mapping on the movement of trucks and people throughout
the property. Such operational control
will also influence the future design requirements of logistics estates.
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GEODIS – www.geodis.com
is a global leading transport and logistics services provider recognized for
its commitment to helping clients overcome their logistical constraints.
GEODIS' growth-focused offerings (Supply Chain Optimization, Freight
Forwarding, Contract Logistics, Distribution & Express, and Road Transport)
coupled with the company's truly global reach thanks to a global network
spanning nearly 170 countries, translates in top business rankings, #1 in
France and #7 worldwide. In 2020, GEODIS accounted for over 41,000 employees
globally and generated €8.4 billion in sales.