- To upgrade Mundra CFS by setting up a 2nd warehouse of 6,085 sq mtrs
- Plans to double its export handling capacity to 4,000 TEUs
Mumbai, August 6th, 2010: Responding to the growing market demand Allcargo Global Logistics Ltd, is all set to upgrade its Mundra CFS by doubling its export loaded volume. The CFS currently has the capacity of a single warehouse of 6,125 sq mtrs with 19,125 sq mtrs of paved yard. With the commissioning of the 2nd warehouse of 6,085 sq mtrs, the export handling capacity would go up to 4,000 TEUs per month.
This will increase the total handling capacity to 7,700 TEUs per month. At present the total handling capacity that includes export, import and empty handling capacity is 4,100 TEUs per month.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Adarsh Hegde, Executive Director, Allcargo Global Logistics Ltd, mentioned “The expansion is an absolute necessity! The existing CFS is running optimally. In the last couple of years, we have observed a consistent growth in our customers’ overall business, resulting in an increased demand for more storage space, logistics solutions and value-added services. Also diverse clients such as retail, fast moving consumer goods, automotive, pharmaceutical and frozen foods have specialized needs. This expansion is designed to cater to such diverse needs”.
The facility has been built on a land measuring 28,375 sq mtrs, with a paved yard of 23,800 sq mtrs. The 6,085 sq mtrs warehouse is equipped with 24 X 7 CCTV surveillance and has the capacity to handle 2,000 TEUs of exports and 1,600 TEUs of imports per month. Allcargo Global Logistics, Mundra, has its own fleet of 12 trailers, 5 Fork Lifts of 3 MT capacity, 2 Fork Lifts of 10 MT Capacity for handling 20′ empties, 2 Reach Stackers of 45 MT Capacity each and a 12 MT Hydra Crane. The facility is pilferage free with regulated entry of visitors at the gate, guarding personnel and adequate fire fighting equipments. Regular mock drills for health & safety are conducted.
“The CFS expansion project is initiated as part of the Group’s business plan, which sets the framework for extending Allcargo’s global presence while integrating and diversifying its range of services”, mentioned Mr. Adarsh Hegde.
“In order to remain competitive, Allcargo global logistics will also continue to upgrade its warehouse management system, and implement process automations such as bar coding and scanning in the new enlarged facility. This will enable us to continue to serve the present and future logistics needs of our customers, and keep the company at the forefront of the logistics industry” added Mr. Hegde.
Cargos being handled here include: Bagged Cargo such as – Rice, Groundnuts, Sesame seeds etc; Heavy Machinery (Open Top, Flat Rack) Scrap, Stones (Crated and Blocks) Wooden Logs, Cotton Bales (Fire Sensitive Cargo).
At present Allcargo has three CFSs operational in Mumbai, Chennai & Mundra and one ICD facility at Indore. As one of the largest operators, Allcargo provides comprehensive multimodal transport solutions, under a single umbrella.