The UAE-based DP World will soon introduce its first air cargo logistics hub in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. “The company is easing into the industry with the launch of a new air cargo logistics hub that can be used for belly cargo and freighter shipments,” said. Morten Johansen, COO, DP World Americas. “By the end of the year, all DP World air cargo import and export operations will be centralised through the hub. The 10,000 sq. mts. air cargo facility boasts features including a logistics centre with warehouse and manufacturing facilities, and a fuel supply terminal, in addition to existing warehouses. The logistic centre warehouse and manufacturing facilities are currently under construction and is projected to be operational by the second half of 2024. “The hub is currently receiving cargo via land transport across the country, and then shipping it via the airport,” he added.
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