- Nestlé operations is located in DHL’s first
multi-user warehouse in the country, located in Dagon Seikkan Industrial Zone
in Yangon – accounts for more than 60% of total available warehousing space
- This is an extension of a longstanding partnership
between both companies, that has spanned over two decades in the region
YANGON, MYANMAR – Media OutReach – 9 January 2020 – Nestlé, the
world’s largest food company has appointed DHL Supply Chain (DHL), the global
market leader for contract logistics solutions, to manage warehousing
operations for its food products in Myanmar, which include household brands
such as Coffee mate®, MILO® and Nescafé®.
Mr. Kevin Burrell, CEO of DHL Supply Chain Thailand Cluster (Left) and Mr. Terry Ryan, CEO of DHL Supply Chain Asia Pacific (2nd to Left) hand the first invoice to Mr. Victor Seah, CEO of Nestlé Indochina (2nd to Right) and Mr. Stephen Knight, Country Manager of Nestlé Myanmar (Right) to mark the partnership between Nestlé Myanmar Trading Ltd. and DHL Supply Chain Myanmar at DHL Supply Chain Myanmar, Dagon Seikkan Warehouse, Yangon.
Total operations for Nestlé products spans 4,000 sqm, which accounts for more
than 60% of total warehouse space in DHL’s first multi-user warehouse in the
country. The recently-unveiled warehouse is conveniently located next to Nestlé’s
new manufacturing facility, situated in Dagon Seikkan Industrial Zone in
Yangon, the country’s trade and commerce epicenter.
Kevin Burrell, CEO DHL Supply Chain,
Thailand Cluster (Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia) said, “Myanmar is an
exciting market to be in, and we have been very successful in ensuring that our
capabilities are customized to meet our customers’ needs, enabling them to grow
their business footprint here. As the country shapes up to be a bigger player
in intra-regional trade, and with the local economy projected to grow by more than 6 per cent next year, we can expect more
investment from various international players, who will need our expert local
knowledge and executional excellence to optimize their supply chain.”
“We are committed to continue
investing in Myanmar’s food and beverage industry, in order to deliver
nutritious, high quality and safe products to local consumers under great
brands such as Nescafe, Milo, Bear Brand, and Cerelac. With a wide portfolio
of food & beverage products for different consumer segments, it is a top
priority that we partner a logistics provider who not only understands our
strict adherence to the highest standard of food safety and storage, but can
also deploy an array of strategic warehousing options to ensure our products
are kept in the best conditions, in order to deliver a seamless customer
experience,” said Victor Seah, Chairman and CEO Nestlé Indochina.
Well-connected by land transport and in close
proximity to the downtown area, the warehouse runs on a fully integrated
warehouse management system that can monitor Nestlé’s inventory, in real time. It is also outfitted with eight
loading docks and raised floors, as well as round-the-clock surveillance
cameras, to ensure operational efficiency.
In addition to this new collaboration and the longstanding
partnership that has spanned more than two decades, DHL Supply Chain is also
managing Nestlé’s warehouses and supply chain operations in other parts of Asia
Pacific such as Australia, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
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