Malaysia: First Global third party logistics to receive International Halal certification

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The certificate was presented by IHI Alliance Executive Director Hj Rafek Saleh to Schenker Malaysia Logistics Director Mr. Claus Kuhnert on Friday 14 October in Shah Alam.

(Shah Alam, 20th October 2016)  Schenker Logistics (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd announced that the Kuala Lumpur Logistics Centre 9 (KLC9) warehouse located in Puncak Alam, U10 Shah Alam is officially accredited for their halal logistics operations under the international halal standard for logistics IHIAS 0100:2010. The certification covers both storage and transportation.

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According to Mr. Claus Kuhnert, this recognition is timely as Halal supply chain management is an emerging requirement for FMCG brands. It is a new milestone for DB Schenker to be the first certified multinational third party logistics service provider to receive this international Halal logistics recognition.

He further added “Schenker Malaysia understands the importance of a halal value chain, and an unbroken halal supply chain for big brand owners serving Muslim markets in Southeast Asia. We feel that this need is not well served by the logistics industry and we at Schenker Malaysia see this as an opportunity to become one of the first fully certified international logistics service provider in Asia. We are gearing towards full compliance to serve the halal industry as the innovative integrated logistics service provider of choice.”

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DB Schenker expects the halal logistics solutions offered by the company will allow their clients to achieve a total halal supply chains for food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical companies, and strengthening its position in the FMCG business.

The certificate will also enable DB Schenker to actively participate as the MNC logistics player in strengthening Malaysia’s position as a global halal hub.

About DB Schenker in Malaysia:

DB Schenker in Malaysia offers integrated solutions in Supply Chain Management, operating 25 warehouses in Peninsular Malaysia with footprint of 2.4mil square feet in 16 strategic locations such as Penang, Kulim, Shah Alam, Melaka, Nusa Jaya and Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP).