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First international standard cold storage debut in central region

Update: August, 04/2017 - 09:00
Transimex Corporation launches the first cold storage in Đà Nẵng city. — VNS Photo Công Thành
Viet Nam News

ĐÀ NẴNG — The Transimex Joint Stock Corporation, listed in the HCM City Securities Exchange as TMS, officially put into operation its first international-standard cold/chilled storage unit at its logistics centre in Hòa Cầm Industrial Zone (IZ) on Thursday.

General Director of Transimex Lê Duy Hiệp said the frozen storage, which covers a 1,500sq.m area with a capacity cargo load of 2,000 tonnes, aims to provide local and foreign direct investment (FDI) operatives in the central and Central Highlands region a high quality warehouse service for worldwide exports.

Hiệp said the number of international standard cold/chilled storage remains deficient compared with the volume of farm produce and seafood shipments in the central and Central Highlands region.

The tailor-made SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) storage, which was built with an investment of VNĐ20 billion (US$885,000), will also provide various logistics services, including air and sea freight, bulk cargo and trucks in connection with trading route in the East-West Economic Corridor and a system of deep sea ports at Tiên Sa and Liên Chiểu, as well as airports.

In 2015, Transimex introduced its first logistics centre in the park on total 16,200sq.m including a 9,300sq.m general warehouse with an automatic cargo forklift and loading system for importers

Hoà Cầm IZ, which covers on 137ha in southwest of Đà Nẵng, has attracted 55 businesses with an 81 per cent filling up rate.

The central city plans to get a boost as a centre of hi-tech industries, logistics service and tourism in central Việt Nam. — VNS


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