Arla Foods, the Danish dairy cooperative, has opened a new distribution facility of 10,000 sq m near Hamburg ,which will supply the northern and eastern regions of Germany.
The distribution centre, which was completed last January, is operated by DSV Solutions. Warehouse capacity is already being expanded and is expected to be ready for regular operation by October 2016, according to Arla.
The new facility will store products from about 30 Arla dairy sites across Europe, employing 40 people.
“Arla strives to be among the very best dairy companies in all Germany, with top-class services and delivery to our retail customers and high-quality dairy products for consumers in Germany. This new distribution centre will play an important part in our continued efforts to develop our German business and the German dairy industry,” commented Arla Foods vice president of logistics in Michiel de Jonge .