DHL strengthens its presence at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport with a new Cargo program developed by Goodman

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DHL strengthens its presence at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport with a new Cargo program developed by Goodman
Sunday, June 15, 2014Description :
DHL Global Forwarding, Deutsche Post DHL's air and shipping specialist, significantly and durably strengthens its activity at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport.

Aéroports de Paris, land developer, and Goodman, an investor and developer of this project, signed a long-term lease allowing Goodman to develop 16,000 m² of warehouse space and offices for the DHL.

Jean-Claude Levi, President of DHL Global Forwarding France, said: "In order to manage the significant increase in our volumes, we have decided to relocate to Paris-CDG airport. To optimize our operational performance and to better respond to the demands of our customers. We will also take advantage of this relocation to make specific investments dedicated to different sectors of the industry such as luxury and pharma.

Our main objective is to satisfy our customers, but we do not forget our employees whose working conditions in terms of safety and ergonomics will be strengthened. "Goodman will split the delivery of the project in two phases, The provision of a warehouse of 12,000 m² at the end of August 2014 and, secondly, the delivery of 4,000 m² of office space expected at the end of 2014.

This new 16,000 m² airport logistics platform will allow DHL Global Forwarding to concentrate all of its air transit activities and eventually have direct access to the runways.

"Goodman has worked closely with the teams at Aéroports de Paris and DHL Global Forwarding to sign the lease for this tailor-made platform." Philippe Arfi, Managing Director of Goodman, France, said: All of our customers' demands, even at the most specific as is the case on this airport platform, has definitely convinced the players of this project to trust Goodman.We are proud today to accompany DHL Global Forwarding In the setting up and development of their activities at the Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport.

"After DB-Schenker, Kuehne + Nagel and Bolloré Logistics, it is now the turn of DHL Global Forwarding to establish, in the long term, its operation at the Paris airport," said Edouard Mathieu, Head of Real Estate Development at Aéroports de Paris. -Charles de Gaulle, demonstrating once again the attractiveness and operational efficiency of our platform.

This new step in welcoming the world leaders in air cargo processing in the Cargo zone also reinforces the competitiveness of the airport and demonstrates Aéroports de Paris' strong will to accompany the rapid changes and the needs of his clients".

With its Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly platforms, Aéroports de Paris is the leader in Europe and the world's 7th largest freight forwarder (including mail) with nearly 2.3 million tonnes of cargo and mail processed In 2012, including 2.2 million on Paris-Charles de Gaulle.

With 600,000 square meters of buildings and 80 airplane stations specially dedicated to freight, ParisCharles de Gaulle airport is an essential platform that welcomes all major international players and hosts the European hub of FedEx and the Post.

The freighter in Paris-Charles de Gaulle generates more than 15,000 direct jobs and over 40,000 indirect jobs. Key Project Data Area: Two buildings for a total of 16,000 m² (including 12,000 m² warehouses and 4,000 m² offices) Aéroports de Paris Developer / Investor: Goodman End User: DHL Golbal Fordwarding Expected Delivery: August 2014 (warehouse), last quarter 2014 (offices).

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