A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) inaugurated two new warehouses in India that are strategically located near the National Capital Region (NCR) in the northern part of the country.
“Logistics is moving up the strategic agenda of organisations. Our conversations with customers are turning into holistic, partnership-based discussions through which they seek resilient solutions to their supply chains that are insulated from unforeseen disruptions. He added, an important element of end-to-end logistics is warehousing & distribution. Expanding the warehousing footprint is fundamental to our strategic growth, especially in an important market such as India and helps us offer our customers truly integrated logistics solutions”, said Soren Skou, CEO, A.P. Moller – Maersk.
The 420,000 sq. ft. Farrukhnagar Warehouse is connected to the busy manufacturing hub of North India. With proximity to the Western Direct Freight Corridor (DFC), Farrukhnagar Warehouse will be a key facility for retail, FMCG and large eCommerce customers.
The 100,000 sq. ft. Maersk Dadri Warehouse, located within the Inland Container Depot (ICD), offers customers bonded warehousing solutions. Being at the confluence of Western and Eastern DFC, having a rail head connection, proximity to eight national highways, and Jewar Airport coming up within 60 km range, this warehouse has all the prime attributes that will add value to customers’ supply chains.
Earlier this month, Maersk acquired LF Logistics, a Hong Kong-based contract logistics company with premium capabilities within omnichannel fulfilment services, e-commerce, and inland transport in the Asia-Pacific region. LF Logistics has seven warehouses in India, which have been added to Maersk’s network. The total warehousing footprint offered by Maersk to its customers in India now stands at around 3.3 million sq. ft. from over 20 warehouses.
Source: Maersk Group