Daikin Australia has officially opened its new Daikin Park Melbourne facility in Truganina with a ceremony attended by Daikin dealers and key business partners involved in the development of the site.
The warehouse facility of 13,603m2 has been built as a comprehensive logistics solution for Daikin Australia to optimise fulfilment and dispatch operations for finished goods and spare parts in Victoria. It offers a storage capacity of 40,000m³, facilitates the transportation of 700,000m3 of outbound freight annually, incorporates 13 loading docks for streamlined operations, and is powered by the Manhattan Warehouse Management System (WMS).
Located in the industrial precinct of Truganina, the facility is about 15km from Port Melbourne, 19km from the Melbourne CBD, 20km from Melbourne International Airport, and is accessible to key arterial routes.
The facility also houses a Daikin Trade Centre a multi-purposes space that will be used for training and as a drop-in office for Daikin staff in the west of Melbourne.
“This significant investment in a new warehousing facility will help improve the efficiency of our supply chain, with a focus on better supporting our customers through Daikin’s direct control of its logistics,” says Daikin Australia Managing Director Isao Tsumura, Affil.AIRAH.
Daikin says the site will operate as carbon neutral, in line with the company’s commitment to reach net zero by 2050.