DB Schenker in India opens logistics centre in Patna
New centre extends supply chain capabilities in the eastern region of India
Schenker India Pvt. Ltd, a part of DB Schenker, the transport and logistics division of Deutsche Bahn Group, announced the opening of its DB Schenker Logistics Centre (SLC) in Patna, Bihar in the eastern region of India. With a starting capacity of 10,600 sq. ft., the SLC would be providing
DB Schenker customers with logistics and warehousing solutions with last-mile delivery and value added services to the industries involved in home appliances, electronics, computer peripherals and hi- tech segments. The facility has scalability options to cater for future growth in the region for the next 3-5 years.
Strategically located at 14 kilometers from Patna Railway Station at Deedarganj on NH-30, and only 6 kilometers from Transport Nagar, the logistics centre features, uninterrupted power back-up, and advanced transportation and IT systems, enabling efficient and convenient end-to-end supply chain solutions to its customers.
With its proprietary Warehouse Management System(WMS), the DB Schenker Logistics Centre in Patna would provide customers many benefits, including the analysis of product supply, forecast and demand fulfillment, real-time data input, interface capabilities, web order placing, and other customized functions.
Commenting on the development, Mr. Shrichand Chimnani, Director Logistics said: “The opening of the DB Schenker Logistics Centre in Patna, is part of our corporate strategy to bolster our presence in the eastern region, that enables us to serve the industries more effectively in Bihar, Jharkhand and neighbouring parts of West Bengal, as well as Uttar Pradesh, which are witnessing rapid economic growth. The warehouse is strategically located close to Transport Nagar, making movement of goods for industries even easier and cost effective. This state-of –the-art facility is well positioned to cater to the rising awareness and an increase in demand, for quality integrated logistics solutions in the eastern part of India.”
Last modified: 09.02.2015