August 19, 2020: Maersk has launched its warehouse and distribution facility in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire to address the needs of customers and significant trade growth within this market through its premium solutions.

Maersk’s new storage, deconsolidation, and distribution multipurpose facility in Abidjan is strategically located outside the city, around the industrial zone, with easy access to the port with options to bypass the city’s traffic congestion.

The size of the non-bonded warehouse is 5,000 square metres with a total capacity of 3,900 pallet locations.

The fully Maersk-operated best in class facility is equipped to support various industries from Retail, Fast Moving Consumer Goods and Technology. It enables Maersk to offer a consistent warehousing experience for both our global and local customers, assuring them the same reliable service, security and safety being provided in this facility is on par with what customers experience in our facilities within Europe and North America.

“Maersk has a strong presence in the West Africa market, and we are continuously reviewing our value proposition to ensure we offer competitive end-to-end solutions,” says Thomas Theeuwes, Maersk Central West Africa Managing Director. “With this facility we are able to assist customers in meeting the dynamic challenges faced in their supply chains, providing much needed flexibility caused by seasonal and irregular consumer demands”

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