Japanese company Sumisho Global Logistics (SGL) specializing in pre-production logistics has expanded its warehouse capacity at CTPark Plzeň. Due to its growth, the company has leased there 6,000 sq m of new warehouse and office space adding to the original 26,500 sq m.
The company has been seated at CTPark Plzeň since 2006 providing various businesses with complex logistic services, and therefore this year it celebrates the 10th anniversary since its branch in the Czech Republic was established. „Our company has been successfully expanding customer portfolio of manufacturing companies which continuously increase their production, and decide to use our service in the pre-production logistics, Just-In-Time, Just-In-Sequence, pre-assemblies and during other logistic operations with added value. They can thereby focus on their key business activities and save valuable space for further expansion of a production,“ said Tomáš Mucka, SGL Europe General Manager. In the new lease transaction, SGL was represented by real estate company 108 AGENCY. Martin Šumera from its Industrial Property Team stated: „SGL is our long-term business partner and we are very pleased they addressed us also in the matter of their expansion at CTPark Plzeň. Despite the limited warehouse capacity in the region and increasing lease prices, the expansion goes hand in hand with favorable lease conditions.“
CTPark Plzeň belongs into the CTParks network owned and operated by developer CTP which operates over 60 premium business parks throughout Central Europe. Occuping 42 hectars, the park offers in total 174,000 sq m of „A“ standard commercial premises for warehousing, light manufacturing as well as for other business activities. The park is strategically located in the vicinity of the Pilsen city center from where its easily accessible by public transport, also providing an excellent transport connection to the E50/D5 motorways in direction to Germany and Prague. „CTPark Plzeň is one of the top business addresses in Central Europe. A number of large lease deals have been signed since the beginning of the year, including the SGL expansion who now provides logistics services to Hisense, Chinese producer of TV sets, who has recently started production in our park. The park is full at moment and we are constructing last few units which will become available in June 2016. This is a testament to the economic success of Pilsen city and the region at large,” said Jaroslav Kaizr, CTP Business Director.
Sumisho Global Logistics Europe, GmbH is a leading 3PL / 4PL Japanese company operating in Europe. As a part of the SUMITOMO CORPORATION, it is responsible not only for corporate logistics support but provides services to the third parties as well. As 4PL, it offers management consultancy services to many business fields counting optimisation and cost reduction for client global operations to its main aim. The company´s branches are situated in Pilsen, Düsseldorf and London. More about the SGL on the website www.sgleurope.com.