Kuala Lumpur, 12 October 2021
SH Cogent Logistics Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the COSCO SHIPPING Group, organized a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of its warehouse at Westports Malaysia.
The new 330,000 square feet warehouse is scheduled to be completed in 2023. It will support the COSCO Shipping Integrated Logistics Platform in Malaysia to meet the growing demand for logistics solutions while offering its customers a broader range of logistics services.
SH Cogent Logistics Sdn Bhd is expected to handle up to 3,000 TEUs per month, and the completed facility will create employment opportunities for 80 staff.
Mr. Eddie Lee, CEO of Westports Malaysia Sdn Bhd, enthused and “congratulated SH Cogent Logistics for its important milestone. With the location of the warehouse within Westports Malaysia’s premises, SH Cogent Logistics has chosen an ideal location for its Regional Distribution Centre requirements while ensuring fast turnaround with simplified documentation processes. By leveraging Westports Malaysia’s extensive infrastructure facilities and drawing on the support by the COSCO SHIPPING Group, the new warehouse will be able to provide better services to domestic and international clients.”
Mr. Eddie also “expresses Westports Malaysia’s appreciation to the Port Klang Authority for their support of this project. The warehouse is also synergistic to Westports Malaysia as the COSCO SHIPPING Group is one of our top clients and a member of the Ocean Alliance”.