Wednesday 28th Sep 2016 - Logistics Manager

DHL to open end-of-runway logistics centre

DHL Supply Chain is investing 14m euros in a 15,000 sq m multi-user distribution centre at Leipzig/Halle airport which is due to start operations in May next year.

The site which is designed as an “end-of-runway” operation, combining the strengths of both DHL’s express and supply chain divisions.

It is targeting the  life sciences & healthcare and technology sectors. The concept is to allow for late cut-off times, combined with speed to market and integrated services coordination based on a direct injection into DHL’s express network.