AGRO Merchants Group To Expand Its Facility in Maasvlakte (Rotterdam, NL)

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AGRO is doubling cold storage capacity and expanding the veterinarian border inspection facilities.

AGRO Merchants Group, a global leader in cold storage and logistics solutions, announced its plans to expand its cold store in Maasvlakte, in the port of Rotterdam. The strategic investment will bring the total capacity of the facility to more than 35,000 pallet spaces and will also expand the Border Inspection Point, both currently operating at full capacity.

The Maasvlakte facility opened its doors in December 2016 and demonstrated the strong demand in the Rotterdam market by quickly reaching capacity. As the busiest container port in Europe and the first port of call for most major shipping lines, the Port of Rotterdam is a leading import and export hub for perishable cargo.

AGRO Merchants Maasvlakte specializes in offering integrated cold storage and logistics solutions for the seafood and meat sector, including transport & distribution, customs documentation, veterinarian border inspection and bonded storage.

Construction works on the expansion is expected to commence in April 2020. The Border Inspection Point extension is expected to be operational in Q3 2020 and the cold store expansion to be completed in Q1 2021.

About AGRO Merchants Group

AGRO Merchants Group is the 4th largest and most international cold storage operator in the world, with 66 facilities in 11 countries across Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific. AGRO is dedicated to delivering superior fresh and frozen food handling solutions through our international facility network using local market knowledge with a focus on customer care and sustainability. AGRO’s vision is to be the leading partner in temperature-controlled logistics for the global food industry, recognized for innovative thinking, commodity expertise and ability to integrate businesses, driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and respect for its rich heritage.

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