Delhivery Launches its Bhiwandi Mega Gateway, one of India’s Largest Trucking Terminal: Delhivery Ltd, India’s largest fully integrated logistics provider, has successfully operationalized its largest mega-gateway in Bhiwandi. Built over 1,200,000 sq ft. of land area, the Bhiwandi trucking terminal is one of India’s largest logistics facilities and combines automated hub, sortation, returns, and freight operations with the capability to handle Delhivery’s parcel and part-truckload freight volume simultaneously.
The facility’s automation system, developed and deployed by Falcon Autotech(Delhivery invested company), comprises 1.8 km of integrated double-deck cross-belt sorters coupled with over 5kms of material conveyance systems, and is equipped to process over 32,000 shipments and 17,000 freight units per hour.
Sahil Barua, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Delhivery, said, “Our expanded Bhiwandi gateway will enable us to increase capacity for Mumbai and the West Zone’s large and SME freight shippers while maintaining world-class service reliability and efficiency. Our investments in this facility’s cutting-edge automation systems will enable us to generate improvements in efficiency and speed, setting a new standard for our network and the industry at large.”
The upgraded facility is strategically located in one of the busiest logistic corridors in India. It is also well-placed to leverage the seamless connectivity to the capital via the New Delhi-Mumbai expressway. This is the company’s second mega-facility after its first facility in Tauru, Haryana, went live in 2021. A third mega-facility in Bangalore is also expected to become operational in 2024.