A.P. Moller-Maersk starts up a newly built 8,168 m2 facility that will provide logistics services to the Iberian Peninsula and the South of France while meeting the highest energy efficiency and sustainability criteria.
Built in the Port of Barcelona, Maersk’s new logistics center is a state-of-the-art facility with an 11-meter-high storage area which allow higher capacity density. It has 39 loading docks which makes it flagship for transfer operations in Barcelona.
The building includes self-sufficient energy generating solar panels, an efficient installation and electric vehicle chargers.
“Our goal is change logistics from being an art of problem-solving into a science of opportunity-seeking, increasing the offer of comprehensive solutions for our customers and making them available for all types of companies, regardless of their size and/or industrial sector. Our focus is mainly on the deconsolidation of imported goods for their subsequent distribution both in Spain and Portugal as well as the South of France,”mentions Diego Perdones, Managing Director for Southwest Europe and Maghreb at Maersk.
The new warehouse, certified under LEED standard with Gold category, has been built by CILSA under the turnkey modality on plot A30 of the ZAL Port (Prat) of which 14,409 m2 lies within the port of Barcelona.
“This facility is equipped provided with the most modern technology for logistics activity, a key aspect in the global supply chain that is increasingly focused on the flow and visibility of information behind the movement of goods,” adds Diego Perdones.
Maersk aims to improve and expand its services, providing its customers with end-to-end logistics services via intermodal solutions which guarantee operational flexibility and optimization of transport costs by managing cargo for efficient reception both at their distribution centers as well as direct deliveries to their final customers.
Maersk’s new facility for Southern West Europe is part of CILSA`s new building projects within the ZAL Port (+350,000 m2), an industrial area of + 920,000 m2 that will be part of a Logistics Park specifically designed for storage, management distribution and transportation of cargo.
For more information:
Toni Sánchez, Barcelona Logistic Center Manager, A.P. Moller – Maersk firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information:
Koke Herrero, Commercial Manager ZAL Port Barcelona. Tel. 93 552 58 40 koke.herrero@winworld