Unilever East Africa (EA) has opened a Kshs 500 million new modern warehousing facility in Nairobi, as part of the firm’s growth bid and expansion in the East Africa region.
The facility is designed to efficiently handle Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCGs) coupled with a diverse range of health and beauty products across the East African region.
The warehouse spans an extensive surface area of 23,000 SQM and is equipped with advanced automated storage and retrieval systems.
It boasts an enhanced pallet capacity exceeding 10,000 and is intended to facilitate seamless storage, processing, and shipment of Unilever’s products.
The move reinforces Unilever’s commitment to invest in Kenya, which is a significant market for the firm in the region.
“At Unilever, we continue to invest and strengthen our commitment to Kenya with the expansion of our facilities in the country. We strongly believe in the potential of this country and our consumers, and we are fully committed to playing a role in their respective growth stories,” Unilever’s Head of Supply Chain in Africa; Christian Byron said.
“We expect Kenya’s industrial sector to continue recording positive performance as a result of increasing demand for superior industrial facilities, specifically targeting the expanding need for premium warehousing and logistics solutions in conveniently accessible locations beyond the conventional hub of Nairobi’s Industrial Area and along Mombasa Road,” Cytonn Investments says.