DHL Scales up Operations in Myanmar with new Warehouse

DHL Supply Chain, one of the global market leaders for contract logistics solutions, announced the opening of its first multi-user warehouse in Myanmar, last week.

The company has invested approximately K1.58 billion (€1 million) in the facility located in Dagon Seikkan Industrial Zone in Yangon, and is targeting to add more than 200 full-time employees to its team by 2021.

“Our investment in Myanmar showcases our commitment to ensure that we are consistently offering the best end-to-end logistics solutions to customers in the region, to help them capitaliwe on growth opportunities. Over the years, we have witnessed tremendous growth in Indo-China including Myanmar, and have scaled our offerings accordingly to meet our customers’ needs. Today, our customers can count on us to provide a full suite of integrated end-to-end supply chain solutions, pegged to the highest global standards of excellence,” said Kevin Burrell, CEO DHL Supply Chain, Thailand Cluster (Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia).

The warehouse caters to the needs of the expanding local customer base, mostly from the consumer and technology sectors.

“Our experience and expertise in supply chain management globally combined with our deep understanding of the local business environment and its distinct culture provide the perfect platform for us to build intimate knowledge of our customers’ requirements and optimize our operations in Myanmar,” said Shisanupong Pitidhanyasawasdi, Country Manager, DHL Supply Chain Myanmar.

DHL first entered Myanmar back in 1982 with its Express division and has expanded its portfolio to include the full range of logistics solutions, powered by its Supply Chain and Global Forwarding divisions. DHL Supply Chain remains the only 100 per cent foreign-owned logistics company to have acquired an investment permit from the Myanmar Investment Commission.

DHL is a global brand in the logistics industry and it offer logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, e-commerce shipping and fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management.

Source: The Myanmar Times

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