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Freight Terminal in Mettmann: New Location for Automotive Logistics

DHL Freight Frachtterminal Mettmann

From left to right: Christian Todt, Terminal Manager DHL Freight Mettmann; Dr. Thomas Vogel, CEO DHL Freight Germany, Austria, Switzerland

DHL Freight is expanding its network in Germany: In addition to the new location in Erlensee near Frankfurt am Main and the takeover in Gochsheim near Würzburg, a new freight terminal in Mettmann has now been added. DHL Freight acquired the site near Düsseldorf on July 1.

The location of the new Terminal Mettmann

For us, the new facility in Mettmann represents an important opportunity for strategic expansion, especially in the automotive business. At the same time, we are strengthening our groupage network, which will enable us to offer our customers an even more efficient service as transport volumes increase.

Thomas Vogel DHL Freight

Dr. Thomas Vogel CEO DHL Freight DACH

On a total site area of 26,700 m², the automotive services offered by DHL Freights in particular will be expanded in the future. 48 gates and an access ramp as well as an 8,000 m² handling and storage area will provide ideal conditions for dealing with the increasing volume of orders and logistics from major automobile manufacturers.

More information

For more information about the new location in Mettmann, read our press release.

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