15 Oct 2019
MUNICH, 15 OCTOBER 2019
Frasers Property Industrial today announced that its Hermes Germany GmbH (“Hermes”) facility has received Gold certification by the German Sustainable Building Council (“DGNB”) at the 2019 Expo Real held in Munich.
The state-of-the-art warehouse located in Hamburg is approximately 11,500 sqm.
Patrick Frank, Head of Asset Management in Europe for Frasers Property Industrial said, “Like the other Hermes facilities that Frasers Property Industrial has built, owns and manages, this latest facility has been planned and constructed to meet highly sustainable standards. We design and equip our buildings to deliver direct and tangible benefits to our customers. The DGNB certification acknowledges our exemplary treatment of resources and the environment. In addition to the ergonomic and barrier-free workstations which come with height-adjustable tables, this Hamburg-based facility is also surrounded by extensive green spaces which were created in collaboration with the German Nature Conservation Association (NABU).”
“We will continue working closely with our customers to create spaces that meet their needs while achieving sustainability benchmarks,” he added.
Key features of Hermes’ facility include accessibility to vehicles on all sides of the building and cutting-edge automated sorting facilities enabling the efficient processing of consignments. In addition, the site has approximately 32,000 sqm of external areas utilised for operational processes.
The property is situated in Hamburg Billbrook, one of the largest and most important industrial locations in Hamburg. It is connected to the B5 which links Billbrook to Hamburg city centre, and to the Motorway A1 which provides access to Lübeck and Bremen. Billbrook is in the vicinity of the Port of Hamburg, Germany’s largest port and the second largest port in Europe.
Hermes is part of international logistics group, Hermes Logistics, which provides total logistics solution to its clients globally through state-of-the-art integrated supply chain management. In Germany, Hermes is the largest post-independent logistics service provider for deliveries to private customers. One in three B2C parcels in Germany are delivered by Hermes, with one million customer contacts every day.