Japanese shipping and logistics group K Line has opened a 44,000 square metre warehouse near the Yangshang deep-water port, near Shanghai, that will handle a variety of cargo, including automotive parts.  

K Line’s joint venture in China, K Line Zhenhua Logistics (Shanghai), opened the warehouse last week at a logistics park in Shanghai Lingang New Town, which is on the Shanghai side of the bridge connecting the city to the Yangshang port.

The two-story warehouse has 43,890 square meters of total floor space in its intial phase, constructed on about 140,000 square meters of land area. The company said that the warehouse would be used for export cargo, devanning and interim storage for import cargo, as well as for distributive processing for domestic cargo.

K Line Zhenhua currently deals with a number of sectors including automotive, fast moving consumer goods, retails and electronic parts.  

K Lines has recently been expanded its logistics services in emerging markets, including the start of milkrun services this summer for Denso in India