November 1, 2022, marks the opening of the 54,000 square-meter Pinghu logistics center in the Yangtze River Delta Economic Circle in China. DB Schenker increases its presence in China with this new highly efficient, automated, 2 two-story ramp and AS-RS automated warehouse, holding 111 storage areas. With an area of 3,600 square meters, a height of 21 meters, and an accommodation capacity of 8,100 pallets, the warehouse is superior in space utilization, labor productivity, and logistics cost.

From left to right: Shirley Qian, CFO of DB Schenker; Hongtian Hu, Executive Vice Mayor of Pinghu City and Secretary of the Party & Labor Union of Pinghu Economic and Technological Development Zone; Vishal Sharma, CEO of DB Schenker Greater China,; Qiming Zhou, Director of Pinghu Postal Administration; Cindy Cao, SVP DB Schenker Greater China; Quanming Wang, Member of the Party & Labor Union of Pinghu Economic and Technological Development Zone

The launch of the Pinghu Logistics Center will enable us at DB Schenker to respond quickly to the logistics needs of industrial clusters in East China through more advanced and complete infrastructure, as well as superior services.

Vishal Sharma
CEO of DB Schenker Greater China

The Pinghu Logistics Center

On top of this, the Pinghu Logistics Center offers a smart park system powered by mobile app, cloud computing, big data, and other technologies. It has core features such as smart attendance management, access control, personnel and vehicle entry and exit management, and smart visitor. The self-service and digital management system can effectively improve daily processes in the center by optimizing the utilization of smart facilities. Guided by DB Schenker’s commitment to sustainability, the center features green designs that fulfill the standards of sustainable energy conservation and environmental protection.

This new center will provide advanced logistics support for developing regional industrial clusters in cities and service areas such as Shanghai, Hangzhou, Suzhou, and Ningbo, including Yangshan Deepwater Port, Ningbo Port, Zhapu Port, Dushan Port, and other regional ports.

Published November 2022