DHL Expansion in India
One of the world`s largest logistics company DHL announced its plans to invest about $130 million over the next four to five years for expending its logistics infrastructure in India. DHL will open eight multi-client centers, increase its warehouse space to 464,500 m2, and update its transport fleet.
New multi-client facilities will be opened in the following cities: Mumbai, Gurgaon, Delhi, Bangalore, Nagpur, Chennai, Kolkata and Ahmedabad.
The expansion program in India will create about 5,000 additional jobs, the number of which in 2015 will increase to 10,000.
Today DHL has already opened about 100 warehousing facilities in 50 India locations, covering about 371600 m2 of space. According to DHL, in 2015 the main drivers of the company growth will be China, India and other emerging markets.