DHL Global Forwarding China has signed an agreement with state-owned enterprise Shanghai Lingang Group making DHL its preferred logistics partner, and for joint development of new supply chain and logistics services.
Liu Jiaping, chairman and president of Shanghai Lingang Economic Development said: “We will leverage DHL’s logistics expertise and global capability to help realise our plans of establishing the Shanghai Lingang Industrial Area as a key logistics hub and distribution centre in Asia, combined with a strong industry base.”
The partnership will focus on the aerospace and heavy equipment manufacturing sectors.
The Shanghai Lingang industrial area is divided into industrial areas, and an international logistics park and is integrated with the Yangshan free trade port area. It is next to Shanghai Yangshan deep sea port and is 25km from Shanghai Pudong International Airport.