Multi-modal transport solutions provider, Allcargo Global Logistics, on Wednesday said it plans to double its export handling capacity to 4,000 TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) per month from the Mundra Container Freight Station (CFS) after the commissioning of the second warehouse.
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 second warehouse of 6,085 sq mtrs in July this year, the export handling capacity would go up to 4,000 TEUs per month, a company press release said here.
At the same time, CFS total handling capacity would also increase to 7,700 TEUs per month as against the current capacity of against 4,100 TEUs per months which includes export, import and empty containers, the release said.
“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,” Allcargo Global Logistics Limited’s Executive Director, Adarsh Hegde, said.
Also diverse clients such as retail, fast moving consumer goods, automotive, pharmaceutical and frozen foods have specialised needs and the expansion is designed to cater to such diverse needs, he said.
“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,” Hegde said.
Allcargo presently has three CFS’ operational in Mumbai, Chennai and Mundra and one Inland Container Depot facility at Indore.