DPD opens new logistics centre in Estonia
DPD Eesti, DPD's Estonian subsidiary, has announced the opening of a new logistics centre in Rae Industrial Park, located 15 km from Tallinn. The new centre will improve handling speeds for courier deliveries enabling the company to handle significantly larger volumes than the 2m annual parcel deliveries currently handled by DPD Eesti.
The company also announced the installation of new parcel sorting technology in the completed distribution centre. The company said it will provide increased capacity for effective growth in parcel handling.
Rainer Rohtla, Manager of Development Projects at DPD Eesti AS, said the capability for handling pallets will also increase significantly in the new building. "In making the investment we considered the specifics of the local market. It is important for us that the facilities we use should provide the best possible benefits to our customers and the owners," stated Rohtla, adding that the new terminal will provide the company with the opportunity to virtually double its parcel volumes over the next five years.DPD's new logistics terminal covers an area of 2,039 sq m, with an additional 822 sq m of office space. The construction of the building began in the spring of 2011 and the total investment was approximately â‚¬2m.