This new Logistics Hub will be the largest warehousing facility for DHL Global Forwarding in Morocco
TANGER, MOROCCO - Media
OutReach - April 13, 2019 - DHL Global Forwarding,
the leading international
provider 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 Med
Logistical Zone. DHL Global Forwarding will be one of the largest freight
forwarders to establish operations in Tanger Med dedicated logistical zone.
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The hub, at 6,000
m² will be the largest facility for DHL in the country, and serves as a gateway
to the international markets for DHL's customers, especially for imports and
exports to and from Europe, North and West Africa.
This new Logistics
Hub at Tanger Med will enable DHL
Global Forwarding to provide its customers with end-to-end solutions such as
customs clearance facilitation and supply chain management, in addition to air,
sea and road freight services.
location of Tanger Med presents a huge opportunity for us. Its ability to
support multi-modal connectivity, especially its maritime, as well as road
connections to Casablanca and the South, will allow us to expand and enhance
our customer service offering," said Christelle Fadel, General Manager, DHL
Global Forwarding, Morocco.
"The Tanger Med
Logistical Zone is a perfect choice for large multinationals and logistical
operators seeking to optimize their logistics operations and redistribute their
flow of goods to Africa, Europe and America," said Rachid Houari, General
state-of-the art warehouse will begin operations by May 2019.
DHL -- The logistics company for the world
DHL is the leading
global brand in the logistics industry. Our DHL family of divisions offer an
unrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging from national and
international parcel delivery, e-commerce shipping and fulfillment solutions,
international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chain
management. With about 380,000 employees in more than 220 countries and
territories worldwide, DHL connects people and businesses securely and
reliably, enabling global trade flows. With specialized solutions for growth
markets and industries including technology, life sciences and healthcare,
energy, automotive and retail, a proven commitment to corporate responsibility
and an unrivalled presence in developing markets, DHL is decisively positioned
as "The logistics company for the world".
DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group. The Group generated
revenues 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.