DB Schenker Australia is opening one of the largest multi-client contract logistics facility in the Southern Hemisphere.
(Sydney, September 29, 2017) DB Schenker Australia is opening its new contract logistics facility in Hoxton Park, NSW. Size does matters to Schenker!
With the size of the internal site being nearly 8 football fields which equals 50,000 sqm and 15,000sqm external under cover area, this facility is a great addition to Schenker Australia’s Contract Logistics portfolio. As of today, Schenker Australia operates 25 sites with the total capacity of 330,000 sqm.
Hoxton Park is a multi-client facility for consumer electronics, FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) and fashion/retail customers. With its high profile location close to M7, M4 and M5 it has excellent access to the Sydney metro and national network.
“Hoxton Park is the newest and largest contract logistics facility for DB Schenker in Australia. Our staff will provide for our customers first class logistics services in this well positioned facility right on the Sydney freeway network. We will also utilise the facility as a hub for our domestic transport network” said Ron Koehler, Chief Executive Officer Australia and New Zealand “For our FCL container movements we will be able to move containers cost effectively to Hoxton Park for timely distribution to our customers in Sydney”, concluded Ron Koehler.
The facility will incorporate Automated Transport Sortation Systems that will allow for the consolidation of multiple Customers’ freight, into the rapidly growing Schenker Domestic Transport business. In addition, a vast array of Value Added services will be provided on site including an Advanced Technical Centre providing configuration and testing for IT devices.
“DB Schenker Australia is consolidating existing business into Hoxton Park as well as adding new substantial business” said Michael Harich, Director of Contract Logistics/Supply Chain Management AU/NZ. “Hoxton Park is a key part of our 2020 strategy to grow to 500,000sqm in Australia and at the same time combine existing smaller sites into larger facilities to generate synergies”.
About DB Schenker:
DB Schenker (www.dbschenker.com) is the transportation and logistics division of Deutsche Bahn AG(www.deutschebahn.com). With 65,000 employees and about 2,000 offices in 130 countries around the world, DB Schenker is one of the world's leading providers of integrated logistics services, offering land transport, air and ocean freight as well as comprehensive logistics solutions and global supply chain management from a single source.
Schenker Australia Pty Ltd was established in 1962 in Sydney, has 1,091 employees in Australia and more than 150 in New Zealand operating in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Auckland, New Zealand.
Key features of the site include:
- 15 Recessed docks
- 28 On-grade roller doors
- TAPA Certified facility
- DG storage and handling solutions
- High clearance warehousing and access for High Performance Vehicles (2*40' container or 4*20' on one truck)
- 15m counter levered awnings
- A grade industrial distribution facility
- Warehouse access via a mixture of roller shutter doors and recessed docks
- Full drive around access with generous hardstand
- Weighbridge to support Chain of Responsibility commitments
Photos of the Facility