DHL Supply Chain to invest in a new warehouse facility in Senai Airport City to fulfill growing logistics demand

  • Invests US$5.6 mil into this initiative
  • Facility expected to be completed in Q1 2025

Groundbreaking ceremony of South Region Hub

DHL Supply Chain, a global leader in contract logistics, has inaugurated its first warehouse in Southern Malaysia, known as the South Region Hub. Representing a US$5.6 million (RM26.5 million) investment, this facility will provide an additional 10,000 square meters of warehouse space to DHL Supply Chain's existing portfolio of 236,000 square meters in Malaysia. Local developer Eastern Group will undertake the construction of the facility, slated for completion by Q1 2025.

Strategically situated in the Free Trade Zone of Senai Airport City, the South Region Hub is conveniently located just 10 minutes away from the North-South Expressway and Senai International Airport, facilitating faster delivery times. This move aligns with DHL Supply Chain's efforts to meet the growing demand for warehousing in sectors such as automotive, technology, cloud business, and data centers, as it expands its presence in Southern Malaysia.

Mario Lorenz, Managing Director of DHL Supply Chain Malaysia, stated, "With the launch of the South Region Hub as our 24th facility in Malaysia, we aim to raise logistics standards in the Southern region and beyond. This investment underscores our confidence in Johor's potential as a regional distribution hub. Positioned at a prime location, our Hub will set a new standard in efficiency and sustainable logistics solutions."

As part of DHL Supply Chain's global sustainability commitment, the South Region Hub will be a carbon-neutral operation with facilities such as solar panels, smart LED lighting and rainwater harvesting solutions.

The inauguration of the South Region Hub is part of DHL Supply Chain's strategy to invest US$379 million (RM1.8 billion) in Southeast Asia over the next four years, with US$142 million (RM673 million) allocated specifically for Malaysia. This investment will expand warehousing capacity, workforce, and sustainability initiatives in the country. Additionally, DHL Supply Chain plans to open three more facilities across Malaysia, including two in Penang and one in the Central region.


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