A.P. Moller - Maersk and Taulov Dry Port sign off one of the most innovative agreements within sustainable logistic and warehouse facilities in Denmark.

Press release

A. P. Moller - Maersk and Taulov Dry Port forms the future cooperation between the two companies with a market leading logistic and warehouse setup placed near the Port of Fredericia, the core railway hub and the motorways. The agreement has a total estimated potential of 1 billion DKK in domicile and warehouse investments.

The agreement will be the most innovative within the Danish maritime and logistic sector, and it will strengthen and accelerate Taulov Dry Port as one of the leading European transport hubs offering competitive storage, multimodal transport and logistic solutions based on rail, truck and vessel.

The location of A.P. Moller Maersk’ land based transport- and logistic activities in Taulov Dry Port means, that the two companies jointly can approach the global market with 360-degree flexible and sustainable solutions within logistic services, warehouses, multimodal transport solutions, storage and handling of cargo as well as port terminal services.

With the agreement A.P. Moller Maersk will be the preferred logistic operator in Taulov Dry Port and will on behalf of their customers manage the operation of the warehouses in the dry port.

The warehouse investments are jointly financed between ADP and PFA with A. P. Moller - Maersk as a tenant.

“All our customers need solutions not only by sea but also on land from the portside and onwards to a warehouse or storage facility. Our ambition is to strengthen our logistics business by offering integrated end-to-end solutions to our customers, thereby removing some of the complexity from the logistics chain. The partnership with Taulov Dry Port and a new warehouse and logistics facility in Denmark, is an important link in order to achieve our ambition”, says Vincent Clerc, Executive Vice President of A.P. Møller - Maersk and CEO of Ocean and Logistics.

 

A joint venture with Denmark’s largest pension company PFA

Taulov Dry Port is a joint venture between the two strong parties of ADP and PFA. Since the establishment of the joint venture in October 2017, the two parties have taken important strategic steps in the development of Taulov Dry Port with very large investments in commercial land as well as large scale and flexible warehouse projects for some of the largest companies within various industries.

The next strategic step in the development of Taulov Dry Port is now taken by welcoming A. P. Moller - Maersk as a preferred logistic operator.

“The strategic partnership between Taulov Dry Port and Maersk Agency Denmark creates huge perspectives in creating large scale logistic and warehouse solutions for the Danish and international market. As well-consolidated partners with high ambitions of offering value added services and sustainable solutions, the position of Taulov Dry Port as the core multimodal transport and logistic center will now be even stronger”, says Mikael Fogemann, Chief Portfolio Manager, Nordic Real Estate, PFA.

Taulov Dry Port owns approximately 900,000 square meters of commercial land for logistic projects with an attractive location on the core European transport corridor, pointed out by the EU, providing easy access to European and Scandinavian markets with fast lead times.

 

Value creating partnership

A. P. Moller - Maersk and Taulov Dry Port form a perfect partnership for offering value creating and sustainable customer solutions.
Taulov Dry Port is centrally located in Denmark as a core European transport hub. Danish and international companies can take advantage of being close to all modes of transport connected to one of the largest Danish deep-sea ports in Fredericia with container terminals, as well as modern and flexible warehouse solutions.

“Our customers gain value in the agreement between ADP and Maersk, because we will approach the market with competitive and flexible solutions within warehouse and “last-mile” logistic solutions. The potential for transport solutions that combine transport on rail, truck and vessel is huge. We want to take the lead in the development of multimodal solutions that supports the green transition”, says Rune D. Rasmussen, CEO at ADP A/S.


For further information, please contact

Rune D. Rasmussen
CEO, ADP A/S
Mobile: +45 2969 2011
rdr@adp-as.dk