Pune, 27th March 2023: Mahindra Logistics Ltd. (MLL), one of India’s largest integrated logistics solutions providers, announces the setting up of a new one million square feet of multi-client warehouse park in Talegaon, Pune. This will be an important part of MLL’s pan-India network of multi-user facilities, in a strategic industrial cluster. In addition to A-grade warehousing capacity of 1 million square feet, the facility will also host MLL’s first Automation Technology Centre.
The modern A-Grade warehouse, located within Chakan Talegaon Industrial Corridor (CTIC), will be designed with the company’s sustainability standards. It will be developed with a focus recycled construction material, liquid discharge management, renewable energy waste management, and state-of-the-art automation. MLL’s commitment to sustainability ensures the company, actively invests in making warehousing facilities energy efficient and exceptionally sustainable with a goal of achieving Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) platinum certification as well as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for all our multi-client large format warehouses. The facility will be IGBC Gold/Platinum certified with 100% on-site solar powered renewable power. With comprehensive connectivity, the entire development will be spread over three phases with the first phase of 0.5 million sq. ft. to be operational by the end of 2023-24.
The facility will also see the launch of MLL’s first Automation Technology Centre. This center will focus on development and deployment of automation technologies on Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), Robotics & Automation, ARVR, AGVs and Block-Chain.
Mr. Rampraveen Swaminathan, Managing Director & CEO, Mahindra Logistics, said, “The Chakan region is one of India’s leading industrial & consumption clusters. The region is the largest area for Mahindra Logistics, and we are pleased to announce this investment in partnership with Ascendas-Firstpace. The one million SFT facility will allow us to further expand our range of Integrated solutions for key customers in the area, and provide world class, technology enabled solutions. The site will also host our first Automation Technology Centre and focus on DEIA talent development. Designed to be an IGBC/LEED certified facility per our vision to carbon neutral by 2040.”