Ahlers opens the doors to a 25,300 sq. m. warehouse in the Gorelovo industrial area
Saint Petersburg, 2 November 2022
Ahlers announces the completion of the construction of a new warehouse on the territory of the southern part of the Gorelovo industrial zone in St. Petersburg. The facility with an area of 25,300 sqm is part of the company’s existing warehouse complex which will total more than 60,000 sqm. Ahlers is currently the largest 3pl operator in St. Petersburg on its own premises.
“We are delighted to open the doors to another warehouse facility. With the new facility, we can support our customers with superior quality, efficient inventory management, additional added value services, and speed to the local market”, says Stefan Van Doorslaer, Group CEO Ahlers.
The company first set up its Russian branch in 1993 and has since continued to grow its footprint in an organic way, holding itself accountable to the highest standards of business ethics. The new A-class warehouse facility will be a flagship in addition to the warehouses already located in Saint Petersburg, Moscow, Chelyabinsk, and Novosibirsk.
According to Didier Duponselle, Business Unit Director of Warehousing and On-site Logistics at Ahlers, the new logistics center is the perfect gateway to help customers with their e-commerce strategy. By accelerating the process of goods delivery and increasing our efficiency, we support their complex supply chain challenges, helping them to further improve their customer service.
Founded in the port of Antwerp in 1909, Ahlers has been helping clients with one common goal; finding the best solutions that fit our customers’ profile perfectly. “We enable our customers to stay focused on their core business by creating and managing innovative solutions which add value and solve their supply chain challenges in complex environments.”
Ahlers provides state-of-the-art logistics support in sustainable supply chain management – international forwarding, secured transportation of theft-sensitive goods, warehousing, on-site logistics, projects and machinery, trade facilitation, and after-sales services.