DHL inaugurates Asia Pacific’s 1st solar powered Service Center in India

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Located in Goregaon, Mumbai, the 25,000 sq ft DHL facility uses solar-powered panels that reduce the consumption of grid electricity by 30 percent.

Dr. Frank Appel, CEO, Deutsche Post DHL recently inaugurated Asia Pacific’s 1st solar powered DHL Service Center in India. The 25,000 square feet DHL’s facility uses solar-powered panels that reduce the consumption of grid electricity by 30 percent.

To further support growth in India, the global logistics company, Deutsche Post DHL , plans to invest € 45 million (about Rs 315 crore) in the country over the next three years in new upcountry developments, upgrading and expanding its infrastructure and bolstering its retail presence.

Adoption of “green technology” makes way for increased use of alternative energy sources in current and new DHL India facilities.

“India’s integration into the global economy has been accompanied by economic growth and progressive policy initiatives. With the country emerging as a global trade hub, India remains a critical growth market for us and we will continue to invest proactively to support the business here,” said  Dr. Frank Appel, CEO, Deutsche Post DHL.

The Goregaon Service Center is the company’s 45th service center in the country, and the 6th in Mumbai, in addition to the existing centers in Andheri, Byculla, Thane, Vashi and Vidyavihar.

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