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Leschaco opens new state-of-the-art chemical warehouse in Moerdijk, The Netherlands

Bremen, Germany | Moerdijk, The Netherlands - March 2024: Leschaco, a global logistics service provider, announces the opening of a single warehouse facility in Moerdijk, The Netherlands, by the beginning of April 2024.

The new chemical logistics center in Moerdijk is strategically located between the busy ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp and offers optimal connectivity to the European hinterland, ensuring efficient transport of customer products in terms of cost, speed, accessibility and frequency. The facility has optimal multimodal transport connections, including proximity to major seaports and important waterways such as the Rhine and Meuse.

Covering an area of 29,000 square meters, the warehouse offers space for around 45,000 pallets in five sections. Four sections are specially equipped with CO2 extinguishing systems for the safe storage of hazardous goods, while the fifth section is equipped with ESFR sprinklers for general cargo.

Constantin Conrad, CEO of the Leschaco Group, stated: “We are happy to further expand Leschaco's presence in contract logistics with the opening of our newest dangerous goods warehouse. This strategic facility in Europe enables us to meet the growing demand of our global customers in the region and reinforces our commitment to providing our customers with innovative and tailored supply chain solutions."

Sebastian Haebler, Head of Global Contract Logistics at Leschaco, emphasized the importance of the warehouse in Moerdijk: "The opening of our newest facility in Moerdijk is another milestone in Leschaco's commitment to providing its customers with world-class solutions to their logistics challenges. This strategically located warehouse enables us to provide customized support to our global customers across multiple sectors, including chemicals, healthcare, automotive, industrial materials and consumer goods."

In addition to its operational capabilities, the new ADR warehouse in Moerdijk is also an example of Leschaco's commitment to sustainability. The facility is equipped with solar panels on the roof, which cover part of its electricity needs, and incorporates various environmentally friendly measures, including electric underfloor heating, LED lighting and the highest building standards for insulation. In addition, the proximity to the port of Moerdijk enables environmentally friendly transport options such as barge and rail, complemented by e-charging stations for electric vehicles.

Company information: The Leschaco Group is a traditional, owner-managed logistics service provider and offers intercontinental logistics solutions for sea and air freight as well as contract logistics and tank container operation. As proven partner for leading companies in plant construction and mechanical engineering, automotive, chemical and related industries, producers of consumer goods and pharmaceuticals. Leschaco offers comprehensive logistics solutions from one single source. Our globally standardised IT–environment guarantees the required high process transparency. The company was founded under the name of Lexzau, Scharbau by Wilhelm Lexzau and Julius Scharbau in Hamburg in 1879. Today, the group is represented in 24 countries worldwide. This network is supported by a carefully selected network of agents. The company insists on a sustainable business development and its headquarters are in Bremen.