Courier Services: New Investment Project

In Costa Rica, DHL Global plans to expand its storage center in Alajuela, for which it will invest about $5.5 million over the next seven years.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Representatives of the company reported that the investment will include workstations, handling equipment, selective racks, fire protection system, surveillance cameras and security.

Rodrigo Jalil, CEO DHL Costa Rica, explained to Elfinancierocr.com that "... The commercial strategies for 2019 are based on volumes, which is why investment in expanding storage space is so important to DHL.

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Jalil added that "... the company invested in the renewal of its Transport Management System operations software, the implementation of which is in line with the new facilities."

Currently, the company's storage center has a 6,400 m2 area, with 14 gates for loading and unloading, and is located southeast of the Juan Santamaría International Airport.

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