APL Logistics opens new container freight station in Jakarta

APL Logistics has announced the opening of a new container freight station at the Tungya Collins Terminal in Cakung, Jakarta, Indonesia. The container freight station extends APL Logistics’ footprint in Indonesia where it offers export consolidation and warehousing services. It also complements APL Logistics’ existing facilities across Asia as a sourcing hub for both international and domestic distribution.

“Indonesia is a major hub for international sourcing and there is an increasing demand for effective, quality assured warehousing and distribution. The new facility underlines APL Logistics’ commitment in providing value-added and pre-retail services to our customers. It forms part of our active delivery of storage solutions as we distinguish ourselves as a logistics leader with sustainable warehousing infrastructure and supply chain systems in Indonesia,” said APL Logistics’ President, Beat Simon.

The container freight station is an 11,000 sq m storage and distribution facility which has an adjoining yard space and cross-docking capabilities. It is located within close proximity to the Port of Jakarta and has an annual handling capacity of 600,000 cu m.

APL Logistics offers warehousing services at five locations in Indonesia, coordinating with some 280 factories to consolidate and export cargo for overseas buyers. In the last three years, APL Logistics has seen its cargo handling volume in Indonesia grow by 10% annually.

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