CKB Opens New Logistics Warehouse in Banjarmasin

Banjarmasin - CKB Logistics strengthen its position as an integrated logistics company in the energy sector in Kalimantan with the opening of a new warehouse in Banjarmasin.

The Banjarmasin Warehouse Hub is the warehousing facility of CKB Logistics that is built in South Kalimantan as part of the company's commitment to provide optimum services for companies specifically operating in the energy sector.

The inauguration on February 29, 2012 was attended by several CKB clients that are leading players in the mining and petroleum sectors, as well as local leaders and administrations.

"CKB Logistics will continue to innovate and strive to provide the best solutions for our clients and our environment," said Imam Santoso, Director of CKB Logistics.

Santoso added that the Banjarmasin Warehouse Hub is the second warehousing facility after the Samarinda Warehouse Hub that had been inaugurated at the end of 2011. With the eco-friendly concept and supported by integrated IT systems and professional personnel in the field, the Banjarmasin Warehouse Hub is hoped to be the right partner for companies in South Kalimantan for their needs of Integrated Logistics Services and Warehouse Management.

The Banjarmasin Warehouse Hub is situated in an approximate 1.3 hectare area and is facilitated by 2,900 square meter covered warehouse, 3,000 square meters open yard area and 1,000 square meter office facility with an investment of US$4 million.

"This expansion is a visualization of our commitment to be the right partner for companies in the energy sector. In addition, we also plan to open a new 7-hectare warehouse in Jakarta this year, precisely in Cakung," said Santoso.

In addition to the eco-friendly concept, such as using electric forklifts and automatic switchers; the Banjarmasin Warehouse Hub also emphasizes cost efficiency with the shared-user facility concept, where warehouse facilities, personnel, and MHE (Material Handling Equipments) can be used optimally by several clients.

"The location of the Banjarmasin warehouse is very strategic at only 10 km from the Syamsudin Noor airport and 13.5 km from the city center," said Santoso.

The Banjarmasin Warehouse Hub is built with standards of logistics warehouse and equipped with facilities such as racking, shelving and cabin as well as loading docks and a loading bay for easy loading and unloading of goods.

CKB Logistics is a subsidiary of ABM Investama and has served a number of leading companies in the energy sector with a wide range of services, with 35 sites across Indonesia, including Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan and eastern Indonesia such as Sulawesi, Ternate, Ambon, and Papua.