CJ Logistics is continuing its business expansion under its ‘Pan Asia No.1’ strategy with the official launch of the ‘CJ Logistics Smart Hub Bangna’, a new central distribution centre in Thailand. The 71,900 sq m hub offers parcel and logistics services with a maximum daily capacity of 408,000 units responding to market trends and demands as well as to the rapid expansion of e-commerce in the country.
Mr. Myeong-Guk Park, General Director of Parcel Business, CJ Logistics Thailand, addressed the company’s medium and long-term plans, saying: ‘Thailand’s e-commerce market is growing at a double-digit rate every year as the emerging of middle class with a strong purchasing power and the young generation actively embrace the mobile environment. CJ Logistics Thailand foresees the growth of the parcel business in the country and is therefore continuously expanding points of service, increasing driver numbers and our daily capacity to cover all regions. We will have gone from 24 regional distribution canters, 320 drivers and a daily capacity of 10,000 parcels in 2016 to 120 regional distribution centres, an additional 2,200 drivers and a maximum daily capacity of 240,000 parcels by next year.”
It is fully equipped with “K-logistics technologies” including a distribution automation system that can handle various types and sizes of goods, from small to medium boxes. The automation consists of a wheel-sorter, which automatically moves boxes to destination docks based on own area codes and an Intelligent Scanner (ITS), which automates the sorting process by scanning barcodes, waybill numbers, sorting automated equipment and internal cameras as well as giving an estimation of the shipping costs by measuring the volume of each material.
Source: CJ Logistics
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