DB Schenker puts into operation one more distribution terminal in Sweden
A new distribution terminal in Sweden has been launched by DB Schenker, the German logistics provider. The new facility, which was designed in line with sustainability, is located in the vicinity of Stockholm. It is the 29th terminal of DB Schenker in the Scandinavian country.
On Monday, 21 February, DB Schenker put into operation its newest terminal in Almnäs close to the city of Södertälje, which is the fast-growing area of Stockholm County. It is the second company’s facility in the Swedish region: another one is located in Spånga, the community in the northwestern part of the mentioned county.
“Our terminal in Södertälje enables both earlier delivery and later pick up for our customers south of Stockholm. This is a great advantage for both senders and consignees. We also now have increased delivery reliability because the goods no longer have to pass through Stockholm like they used to,” said Franco Carbajal, head of DB Schenker´s new District Södertälje.
4,000 parcels per hour
The Almnäs terminal has 98 gates for handling trucks with an area of 122,000 square metres. It can process up to 4,000 parcels per hour at a total area of 14,400 square metres. Its establishment has led to the creation of 200 new jobs. The facility was constructed in line with the company’s sustainable policy. Solar panels with a capacity of 150 kilowatts, which were installed on the roof, can generate up to 140,000 kilowatt-hours of green energy per year. Furthermore, the terminal also uses geothermal energy and has a network of charging points for electric vehicles at cargo gates and in parking lots.