DHL Express Doubles Capacity at European DHL Hub Leipzig

One of the leading international express services providers worldwide, DHL Express, will double the operational footprint of its main European hub in Leipzig, Germany to accommodate future shipment volume growth.

The company plans to invest €150 million to construct additional warehousing, sorting and office facilities, with a territory of approximately 44,000m².

SACO was commissioned to supply all ULD handling equipment, including a total of 10,500m² castor deck, and 240 reload / offload roller decks with weighing equipment. The scope also includes PLC and SCADA systems to monitor the ULD loading and unloading operations.

The first phase was installed and commissioned in the third quarter of 2014, a second phase in the second quarter 2015, and the remainder is planned for completion before the fourth quarter of 2015.

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