The facility, which is covering 6.5 lakh sq. ft., is set to bolster MLL's nationwide network of multi-client facilities, the release said.
Phases of development
Mahindra said the development of the warehouse will occur in two phases. The first phase, encompassing 3.5 lakh sq. ft., is expected to be operational by the end of 2024. The phase is already contracted to a manufacturing client and will serve as their national logistics center.
Phaltan is a strategic location in close proximity to key customers in auto OEM & components. Mahindra Logistics said it will manage inbound logistics to manufacturing and distribution solutions of diverse clients in the automotive and manufacturing sectors located in the region.
Sustainability and community engagement
The company said the development aligns with its sustainability standards, the warehouse will incorporate decarbonization, renewable power utilization, and adherence to green warehousing standards.
It also plans to dedicate resources to skill development initiatives, creating employment opportunities for more than 500 individuals in the region.
Rampraveen Swaminathan, MD & Chief Executive Officer, Mahindra Logistics Ltd. said, “To enhance our capabilities and meet the rising demand, we are expanding our multi-client warehousing network across India. Our latest facility in Phaltan is strategically located to augment the overall business ecosystem for our valued clientele in the region.
Swaminathan said the facility will be integrated with our national network of multi-client facilities, express, and Full truckload operations providing enhanced reach and service levels to our customers.
"It embodies our commitment to delivering world-class, technology-driven solutions and aligns with our vision to achieve carbon neutrality by 2040," Swaminathan added.
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