DHL opens new ocean freight terminal in Kochi

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Kochi, May 5 (IANS) Leading logistics company DHL Wednesday opened a new ocean freight terminal here and launched weekly direct ‘Less than Container Load’ (LCL) consolidated services connecting Kochi to Europe, north America and other emerging markets through the gateway in Colombo.

Operated by Danmar Lines, DHL’s in-house carrier, the new service from Kochi via Colombo will offer customers services with reduced transit time of up to three days.

With the introduction of this new LCL service, ‘we can offer opportunities to our customers to increase their footprint in global commerce,’ said Amadou Diallo, chief executive officer, DHL Global Forwarding, South Asia Pacific.

‘This fixed direct LCL Consol service connecting Kochi to the rest of the world has further strengthened our ocean freight product to support customers especially in the spices, palm oil and coir business sectors,’ said Diallo.

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