Major logistics park in South Africa
Danish logistics corporation DSV has opened its Gauteng HQ in South Africa, a major logistics centre in Africa. The group has consolidated its operations from different locations in South Africa into this centralised facility, which is situated near O.R. Tambo International Airport between Johannesburg and Pretoria.
The hub consists of approx. 130,000 sqm of buildings and covers supply chain solutions from first to last mile. The amount of the investment was not disclosed.
The complex features a 79,000 sqm logistics warehouse, a 41,000 sqm cross-dock facility and 10,000 sqm of office space. A sorter that can handle 13,000 packages per hour is also included. The centre will house the company's air & sea, road, solutions divisions as well as the shared services segment.
DSV is also building a consolidating logistics centre in the Western Cape called DSV Park Cape Town. This site will be located near the Cape Town International Airport, and close to the harbour. (sh)