DHL opened the "Fashion Logistics Center" in Shanghai, the fashion capital of China.
DHL Global Forwarding, an air and sea transportation specialist within DHL, opened the Fashion Logistics Center in the Jiuting district of Shanghai. Established in an area of 4.3 m² with an investment of 10.500 million Euros in the big fashion capital of China, the center was designed to meet the detailed needs of the big fashion and luxury industry.
100 expert staff will be employed at this center, which is established to manage fashion supply chains from all retailers in Europe, USA and China.
Kelvin Leung, CEO of DHL Global Forwarding Asia Pacific, said in a statement on the subject; “The market size of China's fashion industry has tripled in the past 10 years. With the luxury goods market in 2012, the number of Chinese consumers grew by 6 percent. We are also working hard to minimize the logistical needs and challenges of our customers and to meet rapidly growing consumer demand. This development is an opportunity for us. The Fashion Logistics Center is not just a milestone for DHL; It is also a first-class logistics solution for the high fashion industry in China. ”
Steve Huang, CEO of DHL Global Forwarding China, said: “We have researched the world's leading luxury fashion brands in DHL China and I believe that we have created a facility with a service package that exceeds their expectations. Storage space is very important in a clean, temperature, humidity controlled and dust-free environment; In addition, DHL Fashion Logistics Center, which provides services on both bonded and duty-free subjects, has special chests, cages, IT and surveillance systems, special operations and security management. It is worth remembering that art and anti-theft - anti-counterfeiting security systems are just as important as damage during transport. ”
This center is located in a three-storey building in the 10.500 m² area and will employ 100 specialist personnel. The center will offer its customers a wide range of solutions designed to meet the specific needs of major fashion retailers. Ready-to-wear, jewelery and watches, perfume, cosmetics, accessories and leather products Hazır
The center will offer flexible and custom-made logistics solutions to address safety concerns. Other services such as classification, collection, labeling, sewing and knitting, visual quality control, repackaging and sales order management are also among the services of this center.
A study by McKinsey estimates that China's luxury goods market will be worth 2015 billion Renminbi (180 billion Euros) by 22.5. As an expected result of growth, DHL Global Forwarding will need to open fashion logistics centers elsewhere…
Between 2006 and 2011, DHL is a special study to open similar centers in many countries such as DHL, India, Hong Kong, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Cambodia and North America due to the increasing trends in fashion and apparel trade between Asia Pacific and Europe. launched.
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