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First pile of new DHL Express Service Center in Courcelles

written by Norbert Padt
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Friday 30 September, WDP officially launched the construction works of the brand-new DHL Express Service Center in Courcelles. It was a memorable event, and signals the beginning of the next chapter of the company’s Belgian success story.

WDP designed and developed this logistics center, which boasts impressive traits in terms of operational efficiency and sustainability. Come July 2023, this new distribution center will replace the current Service Center in Charleroi, and become DHL’s central hub in the Hainaut province.

DHL Express Service Center in Courcelles: impressively efficient

  • Futureproof logistics hub of 15,000 m²
  • Handling capacity of 3,000 packages per hour (!)
  • Loading infrastructure for 60 electric vans
  • Fully gasless
  • In line with DHL CRE Go Green guidelines
  • Developed according to BREEAM standards
  • CO2 neutral
  • Green power through rooftop solar panels

Experience the opening event: check out the video!

Delivery of this new, extremely sustainable logistics hub is set for Q2 2023. The construction works were launched with a festive firsts pile event which both local mayor Caroline Taquin, CEO of DHL BeLux Danny Van Himste, and WDP’s Country Manager Belux & France Kristof De Witte attended.

Did you miss out on the event? No problem, you can experience it by watching the video below. That way, you’re still able to be part of this important milestone for one of the leading logistics companies in the country, and the next step in their successful business strategy.

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