Daiso to Set Up Regional Distribution Centre in Malaysia

PKT every24 Logistics Sdn Bhd (“PKT”) today signed a service agreement with Daiso Industries Co., Ltd. (“Daiso”), on Friday, 1st February 2019 at The Lighthouse, One Logistics Hub, Shah Alam, Selangor. With the inking of this service agreement, PKT will operate Daiso’s Regional Distribution Centre located in Port Klang, commencing in the 2nd quarter of this year.

The signing ceremony was witnessed by the Yang Berhormat Dato’ Teng Chang Khim, Selangor State Executive Councillor, Chairman of Standing Committees for Investment, Industry & Commerce and Small & Medium Enterprise (SME), YBrs. Tuan Mohd Khairul Adib Abdul Rahman, Deputy Secretary General (Policy) of the Ministry of Transport, Yang Berbahagia Dato’ Hasan Azhari, Chief Executive Officer of Invest Selangor.

After a comprehensive search within the ASEAN region, Daiso decided to locate their Regional Distribution Center (RDC) for their popular household products in Malaysia, serving few countries initially in 2019 and increasing to more than 15 countries once the new warehouse is completed. This RDC is the centerpiece in Daiso’s business expansion strategy to streamline their logistics operations for the Southeast Asia and Middle East regions, allowing them to better serve these two fast-growing markets.

“We are confident PKT will be a valuable logistics partner for Daiso to better serve our outlets and customers across the Middle East and Southeast Asia” says Daiso Industries Co., Ltd. President, Mr Seiji Yano.

In order to serve Daiso in this RDC, PKT will be constructing a purpose-built warehouse at an estimated investment cost of MYR250 million while creating 500 new jobs for the state of Selangor. PKT shall be providing Daiso haulage, freight forwarding and warehousing services for their transshipment and local cargo, reaching approximately several hundred containers per month.

“We are truly honored by Daiso’s confidence in Malaysia’s logistics capability but most importantly Daiso’s confidence in PKT to deliver quality logistics service to their outlets” says PKT Logistics Group Chairman Datuk Wira Jalilah Baba.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

MaGIC’s University Startup Challenge 2020 cultivates aspiring leaders

Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC)’s University Startup Challenge 2020 (USC) was held virtually from June to October this year, with...

GDB secures single-largest RM1.25 billion contract to complete 8 Conlay

Construction services firm GDB Holdings Berhad has secured its single-largest contract of approximately RM1.25 billion to complete the remaining main building works...

Microsoft Malaysia appoints 2 new additions to leadership team

Microsoft Malaysia has appointed two new additions to its leadership team to further strengthen and accelerate the digital growth of customers in...

Funding Societies Malaysia to collaborate with TM Info-Media to offer business financing solutions to MSMEs

Funding Societies Malaysia, a peer-to-peer (P2P) financing platform in the country and Southeast Asia recently collaborated with TM Info-Media Sdn Bhd (TMIM),...

Monash University approves funding for 7 digital health strategic projects

Monash University Malaysia has approved funding for seven digital health strategic projects totaling more than RM2 million. The Monash University Malaysia ‘Network...

Must read

Revitalise the property market for the benefit of all Malaysians

By Wong Siew Lai, General Manager – Malaysia and General Manager - Marketing & Communications, iProperty.com Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Underemployment anxiety needs to be given serious attention

By Sofea Azahar, It is very unfortunate to witness that the unprecedented twin crisis – health and economic –...

How 5G can help us build the urban future

Sunway Group is leading the way to create smart and sustainable cities with great potential As centres of...

IDEAS Opines Business And Economy Will Be Hampered If Parliament Were To Be Suspended

The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) is troubled by several reports that a state of emergency is expected to be...