DHL Express expands in Jakarta with new airport facility

DHL Express has launched a new €2m facility at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport as its existing hub has reached capacity.
The Jakarta Gateway 530 facility has been opened in addition Jakarta Gateway 510, which is operating at full capacity due to strong sustained volume growth over the years.
The 1,353 sq m Jakarta 530, which can handle twice the number of containers as the existing setup,  has the capacity to handle up to 2m shipments per annum.
DHL Express Asia Pacific chief executive Ken Lee said: “Our new Jakarta Gateway 530 will enable local businesses to trade seamlessly with customers around the world.
“SMEs play a vital role in the Indonesian economy, contributing close to 58% of Indonesia’s GDP and Indonesia remains a key pillar in supporting Southeast Asia’s economic growth.”
The facility also boasts direct air access, offers in-house customs clearance and is equipped with Dual View X-Ray security screening, Heavy Duty X-Ray Security, and an Explosive Trace Detector system to ensure the safety and security of each shipment.
Ahmad Mohamad, senior technical advisor of DHL Express Indonesia, added:  “This latest investment enhances our network in Indonesia which includes gateways in Balikpapan, Batam, Denpasar (Bali), Jakarta, Medan and Surabaya, and enables us to grow with our customers.
“With the new Gateway, we can better manage the increasing shipments from SMEs and support their expansion internationally and help them tap into the global marketplace.”

Share this story
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn

Related topics

Latest express news

Sovereign Speed enters airfreight market with Businesswings acquisition

By Rachelle Harry

Time-sensitive trucking firm Sovereign Speed has expanded into the airfreight market thanks to its acquisition of German Kassel-based airline Businesswings….

Read More

Logistics City to be built at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

By Rachelle Harry

A new hub called ‘Logistics City’ is to be built near Stockholm Arlanda Airport. The Logistics City will cover an…

Read More

time:matters gains Bosch preferred supplier status

Time:matters has been awarded preferred supplier status for logistics and global courier services by technology and service company Bosch. Time:matters,…

Read More