DSV to invest $300 million in the facility
DSV plans to invest approx. $300 million in a new logistics centre, Europe's largest with just one leaseholder.
The logistics facilities in and around the city of Horsens in Jutland, Denmark, can no longer accommodate DSV’s present and expected growth.
Simultaneously, DSV wants to consolidate its warehouse and cross-docking terminals in the Horsens area to ensure increased efficiency and productivity combined with a greener profile and less CO2 emissions.
Therefore, DSV will build a future-proof logistics centre on a 700,000 sqm area in Horsens.
Simon H. Galsgaard, Managing Director for DSV Road A/S in Denmark said: "In DSV we focus on growing our business. As part of our growth strategy, we want to consolidate all our activities within Air & Sea, Road and Solutions in one location to ensure that our operations are efficient and that we provide the best possible solutions to our customers.
"Furthermore, Horsens is a strategic hub for transports between the Nordics and all other European countries. We also want to retain our many talented employees and with this new development we maintain our connection with the city."
The new logistics centre will be built on the plot next to DSV's present facilities in Horsens. Not only will it be Denmark's but also Europe's largest logistics centre with only one leaseholder.
The office will comprise 18,000 sqm office space, the cross-docking terminal will occupy approximately 50,000 sqm and the warehousing facilities will occupy between 200,000 and 269,000 sqm.
Peter Sørensen, Mayor of Horsens said: "Building a facility of this size will mean a lot of additional jobs available during the construction phase, something which local craftsmen and hauliers will benefit from. According to DSV's estimates it may amount to 250 jobs."
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