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Panalpina steps up security in Moscow

[ January 24, 2012   //   ]

Panalpina has opened a new logistics centre near Moscow aimed at high-value cargo. It lies inside the fenced Krekshino logistics park with controlled entry and exit gates and an electronic access and alarm system. The area is monitored by over 100 high-resolution CCTV cameras, with the security team and video monitoring under direct Panalpina control.

Area head of marketing and sales, Cyrill Gaechter, said: “Security is one of our customers’ top concerns when doing business in Russia. We have over five years’ experience with high-value cargo and end-to-end solutions. Not only can we offer a highly secured logistics center, we can even provide armed security convoys for the distribution of high-value cargo within Russia.”

The site offers 6,000sq m of storage area, 2,500sq m dedicated to cross-docking activities and close to 1,500sq m for value-added logistics in a mezzanine area.

The new centre is aimed particularly at the high-tech, automotive, high-end fashion, telecom and healthcare sectors.