A new logistics centre in Hanover near the A7 motorway is currently being built to meet the individual requirements of Rhenus Home Delivery. Once it has been completed according to plan in May 2021, the specialist for making deliveries to final customers will move from its current, smaller business site in Hanover to the new property, which will have space measuring 6,000 square metres.
“The warehouse and our offices have been located at different sites in Hanover up to now and they’ll be united under one roof in future. The shorter and improved distances needing to be covered with the incoming and outgoing goods areas opposite each other are another positive feature. Particularly the large number of loading gates, compared to standard properties, is a significant benefit, given the large quantities of goods that pass through our sites,” says Ronny Sassen, Managing Director of Rhenus Home Delivery, explaining the investment. The number of loading gates will rise from the current figure of six to 20.
The employees will benefit from a modern area for breaks and improved ergonomic facilities like height-adjustable desks. The business site will also take into consideration sustainable aspects and is certified according to DGNB Gold. The outside area will be equipped with six electricity charging points for cars and four for bikes. The necessary infrastructure, which could be needed to construct electricity charging point for trucks and a larger solar panel unit on the roof in future, will also be put in place. Warm water supplies will be guaranteed via a solar panel unit.
The logistics centre will be equipped with a burglar alarm, video equipment and a security checkpoint as regards its security features.
The Rhenus Group is one of the leading logistics service providers with global business operations and annual turnover of EUR 5.5 billion. Rhenus has business sites at 750 locations worldwide and employs 33,000 people. The Rhenus Group provides solutions for a wide variety of different sectors along the complete supply chain; they include multimodal transport operations, warehousing, customs clearance as well as innovative value-added services.
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