Grand Opening Ceremony of WHA Mega Logistics Center Laem Chabang Project 2
Shown in photo: Ms Jareeporn Jarukornsakul (front row, center), Chairman and Group CEO, WHA Corporation PCL, and Mr. Jakrit Chaisanit (front row, 2nd right), Chief Operating Officer, WHA Corporation PCL, are seen at the Grand Opening ceremony of Mega Logistics Center Laem Chabang 2, with WHA executives and staff in attendance.
Bangkok, 2 July 2020 – WHA Group, Thailand’s leader in fully-integrated logistics and industrial facilities solutions, today held the Grand Opening ceremony of its new Mega Logistics Center Laem Chabang 2. The new facility, WHA Group’s second Mega Logistics Center in Laem Chabang Project 2 and its 38th in Thailand, is conveniently located just 6 kilometers from Mega Logistics Center Laem Chabang 1.
With a total building area of 44,800 sq. m., the center will be leased to two tenants. Occupying 34,700 sq. m., Thai Samsung Electronics will use the site as its main distribution center for home appliances, such as TV sets, air-conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines, etc. A trusted partner of Thai Samsung for almost ten years, DB Schenker will occupy 10,100 sq. m. to continue serving Thai Samsung’s customers in Thailand and neighboring countries like Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia.
Strategically located in the heart of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), Mega Logistics Center Laem Chabang 2 is just 4.5 kilometers from Thai Samsung Electronics’ main plant. It is also close to the motorway, providing easy access to Laem Chabang deep seaport, Suvarnabhumi airport and Bangkok.
The building size and construction design including floor flatness, plus features such as LED motion sensors, are ideal to accommodate the technologies specific to the logistics industry. The center will also be used for management, administration and training activities.
“We are very pleased to welcome these two prestigious companies to our newest mega logistics center” said Ms. Jareeporn Jarukornsakul, Chairman and Group CEO, WHA Corporation PCL. “It reaffirms the strategic role we play in the logistics industry in the EEC, which is Thailand’s main industrial base and logistics hub. We look forward to serving Thai Samsung Electronics and DB Schenker, as they continue to expand their commercial presence both in Thailand and neighboring countries. This is a win-win situation for all parties involved.”
With the addition of this 38th logistics center, WHA controls about 2.39 million square meters in various logistics facilities in Thailand, including Built-to-Suit facilities (BTS), ready-built factories (RBF) and warehouses. The group plans to reach over 3 million square meters within the next 3-4 years.