“K” line: Commissioning of the new general dry storage facility in Bangkok

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE) is pleased to announce that its Thailand-based group company, K LINE CONTAINER SERVICE (THAILAND) LTD. (KCST) starts operating a new warehouse in Bangkok’s Bang Na district on April 1st. The new warehouse is in a prime location 30km from downtown Bangkok, the largest consumption area in Thailand. It is designed to handle e-commerce products and can ship products faster per item instead of shipping products per pallet or per box as before. For this purpose, multi-storey shelves were installed, which take advantage of the 15 meter high ceiling. With the installation of a 15 meter wide canopy that can store a variety of products in small quantities, the warehouse has been fully equipped with all-weather cargo entry and exit. In addition, KCST has obtained four ISO certifications (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and ISO 28000) for its existing warehouses and plans to obtain these same certifications for the new warehouse within the year.

Exterior view of the new warehouse

(Overview of the new warehouse)

  • Name: K LINE CONTAINER SERVICE (THAILAND) LTD.
  • Address: No. 191/1 Moo 9 T. Bangchaloang A. Bangplee, Samutprakarn 10540.
  • Service start date: April 1, 2023
  • Main business activities: general cargo storage, distribution processing, packaging, etc.
  • Total area: 10,638 m2

“K” LINE has been operating regular warehouses as well as frozen and chilled warehouses with close ties to the community in Thailand for over three decades. We have provided logistic services by placing each warehouse in a prime location, e.g. B. On the outskirts of Bangkok, in an industrial area with a high concentration of Japanese companies, at Suvarnabhumi Airport and near Laem Chabang, one of Thailand’s most important ports.

In addition, BANGKOK COLD STORAGE SERVICE, LTD. (BCS), another group company on the same site, is currently constructing a new freezer and cold storage facility, due to open this summer (expected August 2023).

In its management plan, “K” LINE has positioned the logistics business as an important business that contributes to stable income. In the future, “K” LINE will continue to provide high-quality logistics services and solutions to meet the increasingly diverse customer needs and growing demand, with a focus on Southeast Asia, which will continue to show remarkable economic growth.

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