DP World Initiates Warehousing Operations in Loutulim, Goa

DP World has commenced warehousing operations in Loutulim, Goa, marking a significant step in its expansion strategy. Situated just 31 km from Mormugaon Port, 23 km from Dabolim airport, and 25 km from Panjim city, this Grade A warehouse boasts seamless connectivity to the Goa-Bangalore-Pune highway and adheres to stringent safety standards.

The newly operational facility, spanning 27,512 sq. ft., is fully equipped to handle chemical and healthcare cargo, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements. With three operational docks and 2,620 pallet positions, the warehouse is primed to efficiently manage chemical products while prioritizing safety.

Safety measures are integrated throughout the premises, including a dedicated pump room, advanced fire sprinklers, rockwool insulation on the roof, and bubble wrap insulation on the sidewalls. The facility maintains air quality with six air changes per hour and appoints a resident safety officer to oversee occupational health and safety protocols.

Anoop Chauhan, head of contract logistics and cold chain solutions at DP World Subcontinent, expressed enthusiasm about the new venture, emphasizing DP World’s commitment to establishing an integrated multi-modal supply chain network. He stated, “The addition of our Grade A warehouse in Goa will strengthen our expanding warehousing network and deliver customers in the region with a seamless supply chain experience.”

The Loutulim facility supplements DP World’s extensive warehousing network in India, comprising over five million sq ft across 60 locations. It aims to benefit chemical goods traders in Goa by offering customizable storage solutions, hygienic storage conditions, facility design and development, secondary distribution services, and shipment visibility tools.

Customers can leverage DP World’s logistics solutions to optimize their supply chain efficiency and cost-effectiveness, both in Goa and beyond. With this strategic expansion, DP World aims to facilitate trade growth at local and national levels, reinforcing its position as a leader in the global logistics industry.

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