DHL Global Forwarding sets up Logistics Hub in Tanger Med

April 12, 2019 - 17:33
DHL Global Forwarding sets up Logistics Hub in Tanger Med

This new Logistics Hub will be the largest warehousing facility for DHL Global Forwarding in Morocco

 TANGER, MOROCCO MediaOutReach - April 13, 2019 - DHL Global Forwarding,the leading internationalprovider of air, sea and road freight services,has signed a deal with Tanger Med to set up its new Africa-Europe Logistics Hub in the Tanger MedLogistical Zone. DHL Global Forwarding will be one of the largest freightforwarders to establish operations in Tanger Med dedicated logistical zone.    

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The hub, at 6,000m² will be the largest facility for DHL in the country, and serves as a gatewayto the international markets for DHL's customers, especially for imports andexports to and from Europe, North and West Africa. 

This new LogisticsHub at Tanger Med will enable DHLGlobal Forwarding to provide its customers with end-to-end solutions such ascustoms clearance facilitation and supply chain management, in addition to air,sea and road freight services. 

"The strategiclocation of Tanger Med presents a huge opportunity for us. Its ability tosupport multi-modal connectivity, especially its maritime, as well as roadconnections to Casablanca and the South, will allow us to expand and enhanceour customer service offering," said Christelle Fadel, General Manager, DHLGlobal Forwarding, Morocco. 

"The Tanger MedLogistical Zone is a perfect choice for large multinationals and logisticaloperators seeking to optimize their logistics operations and redistribute theirflow of goods to Africa, Europe and America," said Rachid Houari, GeneralManager, Medhub.

 The newstate-of-the art warehouse will begin operations by May 2019.

DHL -- The logistics company for the world

DHL is the leadingglobal brand in the logistics industry. Our DHL family of divisions offer anunrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging from national andinternational parcel delivery, e-commerce shipping and fulfillment solutions,international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chainmanagement. With about 380,000 employees in more than 220 countries andterritories worldwide, DHL connects people and businesses securely andreliably, enabling global trade flows. With specialized solutions for growthmarkets and industries including technology, life sciences and healthcare,energy, automotive and retail, a proven commitment to corporate responsibilityand an unrivalled presence in developing markets, DHL is decisively positionedas "The logistics company for the world".

DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group. The Group generatedrevenues of more than 61 billion euros in 2018.

Tanger Med is a global logistics gateway located on the Strait of Gibraltar with handling capacities of 9 million containers, export of 1 million new vehicles, transit of 7 million passengers and 700,000 trucks on an annual basis.  

Tanger Med port Complex encompasses three ports (Tanger Med 1, Tanger Med 2 and Trucks and Passengers port) as well as the adjacent logistics zone. In 2018, the total volume of import/export flows handled by Tanger Med was 33 b USD.

Medhub, Tanger Med dedicated Logistical Zone offers more than 200 Ha including ready to use warehouses for advanced logistics operations and enjoys full integration with Tanger Med Port hence offering connectivity to more than 186 ports worldwide.