11 May, 2017 DB Schenker Expands its contract logistics footprint Port of Tanjung PelepasNew expansion of 224,000 square feet ? Future Free Trade hub(Shah Alam, 11 May 2017)? DB Schenker in Malaysia is planning its fifth facility named Johor Logistics Centre (JLC7) in the Port of Tanjung Pelepas, Southern Johor. This facility will provide warehousing, distribution and value-added services. Construction has commenced in Q2 2017 and completion is expected in Q2 2018.The state-of-the art logistics center with feature a built-up space of 224,000 square feet and a total storage capacity of 27,000 pallet positions, plus a 9,500 square feet office space. This facility will provide temperature-controlled and ambient areas to suit the requirements of different customers.The facility is located in PTP Free Trade Zone, Southern Johor with excellent multi-modal linkages: 38km/50 minutes to Port of Singapore Authority (PSA); direct access to Senai International Airport Johor Bahru; 62km/65 minutes to Changi International Airport of Singapore – and to the land side of the free zone allowing access to the major sea ports where the confluence of main shipping trade-lanes are.Services offered combined with the optimal location of the facility will enable a smooth and accelerated flow of sea-to-air and air-to-sea cargo transportation, as well as cross-border trucking, thus facilitating our customers’ goods movement in their global supply chain.About DB Schenker in Malaysia:DB Schenker in Malaysia offers integrated solutions in Supply Chain Management, operating 25 warehouses in Peninsular Malaysia with footprint of more than 2.4mil square feet in 16 strategic locations. Schenker Malaysia hold all required licenses for customs clearance, transportation, warehousing and recently was officially accredited for their halal logistics operations under the international halal standard for logistics IHIAS 0100:2010 covers both storage and transportation. In 2016, Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA) has granted Schenker Logistics (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd the status of?International Integrated Logistics Services (IILS) Provider.