Over the next five years, DHL Supply Chain, the industry leader in contract logistics solutions globally, intends to invest EUR 350 million in Southeast Asia to increase its personnel, warehousing capacity, and sustainability initiatives.
This is one of DHL Supply Chain’s significant investments over the past year, which have already totaled EUR1.35 billion worldwide. The infrastructure of the supply chain, employment and training of personnel, automation, digitization, and sustainability in India, Latin America, and Southeast Asia are all being invested in to support DHL’s customers’ omnisourcing strategy across all major geographies and industries.
This is one of DHL Supply Chain’s significant investments over the past year, which have already totaled EUR1.35 billion worldwide.
DHL Supply Chain is modernising logistics facilities and increasing their capacity. DHL Supply Chain will add 40,000 square metres, or 25%, to its existing 1.6 million square metres of warehouse capacity in Southeast Asia with this investment. While adding more warehouse technologies in certain areas, such as automated guided vehicles (AGVs), automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) for pallets and heavy products, and car stores.
DHL Supply Chain will keep developing its Warehouse Management Systems (WMS). Employees can also advance their skills in these kinds of implementations thanks to these digitization projects. DHL Supply Chain reaffirms its dedication to workforce development as it aims to provide more than 3,000 employment opportunities throughout Southeast Asia by the year 2024. This is part of a larger plan to develop expertise in automation, digital analytics, electric vehicle (EV) handling, reverse logistics, and solution design to support new growth sectors and satisfy changing consumer demands.
DHL Supply Chain reaffirms its dedication to workforce development as it aims to provide more than 3,000 employment opportunities throughout Southeast Asia by the year 2024.
DHL Supply Chain intends to increase its EV fleet in Southeast Asia over the next five years in support of both customers’ scope emissions reduction targets and DHL Group’s strategy to reach climate-neutral logistics by 20230.
Additionally, DHL Supply Chain is dedicated to establishing carbon-neutral facilities in all newly constructed buildings. As evidence of DHL Supply Chain’s leadership in promoting sustainability in the supply chain industry, all 100 of its locations in Singapore and Malaysia have now attained carbon neutrality.