Maersk Partners with UNAHCO on Dedicated Logistics Facility

Maersk Partners with UNAHCO on Dedicated Logistics Facility

To be Maersk’s first storage and bagging project investment in the Philippines

A. P. Moller-Maersk has announced that it will provide end-to-end logistics solutions with a dedicated warehouse and bagging facility in the Philippines for UNAHCO Inc. (Univet Nutrition and Animal Healthcare Co.), the leading manufacturer and distributor of fast-selling animal nutrition and healthcare products.

This is Maersk’s first investment in the storage and bagging field in the Philippines, to meet the growing demand in the agricultural grain supply chain.

Erry Hardianto, Managing Director of Maersk Indonesia and the Philippines said: "We are very delighted to work with UNAHCO to improve the efficiency and competitiveness of its supply chain.

"This new facility will enable UNAHCO to reduce storage and trucking costs, optimize operations, improve goods flow, as well as provide flexible and faster delivery to mills.

"Building the partnership both in ocean and logistics services, it will enhance the resilience and agility of our customer’s supply chain. We also hope to better leverage our expertise and tap into immense potential for future cooperation."

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This new facility is around 4,000 square meters, which will be strategically located in Angat, Bulacan, UNAHCO’s central distribution hub. It will be accessible to most of UNAHCO’s existing mills and customers, satisfying receiving and delivery needs.

Ricardo Alba, UNAHCO’s President and Chief Operating Officer said: "I am confident that with this partnership, we can make our ocean shipment more economical and scalable, at the same time, build greater flexibility in our supply chain.

"This new tailor-made facility perfectly highlights the benefits we can get from Maersk’s integrated solutions. We look forward to the facility opening in the coming year."

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