Die Einrichtung bedient derzeit ein breites Spektrum an Kunden, darunter etablierte Erstausrüster (OEMs) und Automobilhersteller aus Italien, verschiedenen europäischen Ländern, den Vereinigten Staaten sowie China. Foto: DHL

DHL: First Center of Excellence for electromobility for mainland Europe

DHL opens the first Center of Excellence for electric mobility in mainland Europe in Pozzuolo Martesana (near Milan, Italy). In collaboration with DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation’s electric vehicle team, it offers DHL Global Forwarding’s combined warehousing and freight management, including sea and air freight services, complemented by DHL Express’ network solutions for global distribution. This state-of-the-art facility, with an area of approximately 10,000 square meters, is a logistics hub designed to meet the increasing demand for electric vehicles in the Italian market and specifically targets the growing electric vehicle industry.

The Center of Excellence for electromobility in Italy comprises inbound and outbound logistics with various modes of transport, warehousing including additional services such as battery testing and charging as well as complete aftermarket management for batteries. This also includes dealer service for warranty claims, battery removal and replacement. In addition to these key benefits, customers enjoy seamless integration into a pan-European network designed for lithium batteries. In addition to a modern warehouse, the site offers extensive energy storage capacities and specialized services tailored to two-wheelers. In addition, the Center of Excellence for electromobility has temperature and humidity-controlled rooms, providing a holistic solution that includes facilities for both normal and hazardous materials. The services are provided by trained teams from the electric vehicle industry; for air freight tasks, customers can rely on teams that are IATA CEIV certified. Customers also have the option of drawing on the expertise of the Formula E logistics team, whose headquarters are located in Italy.

As the sixth hub in a global network, the Center of Excellence for electromobility in Milan offers international customers the advantage of its strategic location in the automotive country of Italy as well as neighboring European markets. The facility currently serves a wide range of customers, including established original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and car manufacturers from Italy, various European countries, the United States and China.

“DHL is firmly committed to advancing the electrification of automobility. To this end, we have established the Centers of Excellence for Electromobility for electric vehicle logistics around the world. Here, teams of specialists offer pioneering solutions for the entire supply chain – from component sourcing to vehicle delivery,” affirms Fathi Tlatli, President Global Auto-Mobility Sector of DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation. “With the new Center of Excellence for e-mobility in Italy, we are now present in all regions and can give our customers a clear competitive advantage in the growing e-mobility market.”

29.05.2024   |  

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