Arcese, logistics operator and world leader in land, sea and air transport of goods and logistics services with a presence in 50 countries, and CILSA, the company that manages the ZAL of the Port of Barcelona, have signed a new contract for the renewal of its lease of 12,500 sqm of warehouse and 1,000 sqm of office.
This new agreement responds to the development of Arcese‘s activity in Spain, particularly in Barcelona, as a global logistics integrator, increasing the end-to-end supply of logistics and transport solutions available to all companies regardless of their size or industry. activity, with a special focus on markets such as Automotive, Fashion, Consumer, Retail, among others. Sectors that have found in Arcese a partner that offers them added value, both in terms of quality of service, safety and know-how of customer needs, managing their export operations, such as import, handling, storage, as well as their later distribution both in the Iberian Peninsula and in the South of France, under the influence zone of the Port of Barcelona.
The warehouse will be equipped with the most modern technology for logistics activities, with a free height under the installation’s girder with 10.50 m free in the storage area; It has 40 loading docks with sectional doors and exterior shelters and canopies with interior lighting using adjustable low-consumption LED technology, natural lighting exceeding 10% of the surface area free of skylights.
Furthermore, the plot is equipped with 119 parking spaces for light vehicles and the fire protection installation is made with ESFR sprinklers according to NFPA and the smoke removal system guarantees a medium level of 5 risk.
After the incorporation of ARCESE to the ZAL Port (BCN) in June 2014, increasing this relationship for an additional nine years represents a very important milestone in CILSA‘s strategy, consolidating itself as a logistics infrastructure partner serving the Port of Barcelona for its clients.
The enclave that ZAL Port offers us is unbeatable, within the port of Barcelona, next to the airport and the main connection axes with Europe and Spain by roadJosé Luis Iranzo, CEO and General Director of Arcese in Spain
José Luis Iranzo, CEO and General Director of Arcese in Spain, has highlighted: “With this new agreement, Arcese continues to rely on ZAL Port as a travel companion for the next 9 years. During these 15 years of existence in Barcelona, Arcese has established itself as a reference provider of comprehensive transport and logistics services for our clients, with a focus on our land services with Europe, mainly in Italy, where we have become a reference brand in the Spanish market, as well as services, inbound-outbound, logistics and distribution in the Iberian Peninsula and the South of France. The enclave that ZAL Port offers us is unbeatable, within the port of Barcelona, next to the airport and the main connection axes with Europe and Spain by road, a fact that undoubtedly helps us to offer operational flexibility and cost optimization of transport and handling by being able to condition the goods for their efficient reception both in our warehouses and in direct deliveries to their final Customers”.
Being able to retain logistics integrators of the magnitude of Arcese in our infrastructures responds to the raison d’etre of a project such as ZAL Port.Alfonso Martínez, General Director of CILSA
For his part, Alfonso Martínez, General Director of CILSA, stated: “For CILSA it is strategic to be able to sign long-term contracts with global clients such as Arcese. Once all the development of the available land has been completed and with sustained occupancies of 96-98% in recent years, being able to retain logistics integrators of the magnitude of Arcese in our infrastructures responds to the raison d’etre of a project such as ZAL Port. Being Arcese’s logistics infrastructure partner in Barcelona entails enormous satisfaction and a professional challenge to keep up with such an important and large client, turning the need to continue growing into an obligation to respond to the needs of our customers confirming the ZAL Port as a benchmark in the logistics market of Barcelona”.