Client: Gulf Warehousing Company (GWC)
Consultant: Gulf Engineering & Industrial Consultancy
Completion Date: February 2006
Situated on 47,300 square meters of land, this 32,500 square meters distribution facility is designed to contain over 43,000 pallet positions. The complex is a high-bay facility with an internal very narrow aisle (VNA) racking system and state-of-the-art material handling equipment with a useable height of up to 13.5 meters. The entire facility was designed and constructed in less than 210 days.
The facility offers a number of storage environments including:
- 4,200 pallets of frozen storage (-30ÂºC to -20ÂºC)
- 4,200 pallets of chill storage (0ÂºC to 12ÂºC)
- 12,604 pallets of A/C storage (12ÂºC to 18ÂºC)
- 22,776 pallets of ambient storage
The complex is also equipped with a positive power air system to significantly reduce dust contamination and humidity levels and a state-of-the-art security system consisting of full CCTV coverage and card-swiped access gates.