The company has already already set up eight logistic parks in Gurgaon, Nagpur, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, NCR, Chennai, Salem and Puducherry. "We have invested Rs. 35 crore in developing Pune facility. Located strategically on Mumbai-Pune Highway, this facility will cater to the warehousing needs of companies located in Pune as well as Mumbai,” said Vineet Kanaujia, general manager, marketing, Safexpress.
In fact, the company is investing Rs.600 crore to develop world-class warehousing at certain strategic locations across the country. "Due to our seamless and non-stop operations, we will be providing the fastest transit time of 1.8 days for deliveries all across India from Pune,” he added.
The Pune unit is spread across an area of 3,10,000 square feet. The company has installed high-tech equipment to ensure that the goods are handled very carefully. Safexpress plans to develop 5 million square feet of additional warehousing space across the country in the next couple of years, adding to its already existing warehousing space of 5 million square feet.
The logistic and supply chain major intends to launch 32 logistics parks in the next two years. These logistics parks are all set to revolutionize the way supply chain functions in the country.
“There is a huge growth opportunity for warehousing business in India. Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are one of the major driving forces for this business. A large number of upcoming SEZs have necessitated the development of logistics parks for the domestic market as well as for global trade,” said Kanaujia.