GLOBAL logistics company DB Schenker has signed an agreement with AyalaLand Logistics Holdings Corp. (ALLHC) to lease the latter’s ready-built facility in ALogis Calamba in Laguna.

DB Schenker will take up 18,000 square meters of space that will be used “primarily for contract logistics servicing an automotive company.”

ALLHC has already turned over the space. DB Schenker is expected to start operations by June 2023.

“ALogis is viewed by DB Schenker as one of our strategic partners in this market… We are confident that ALogis can build strategic facilities that intend to showcase the quality of operations of DB Schenker in contract logistics,” DB Schenker Contract Logistics Director Irma Diaz-Guevara said in a statement.

ALLHC Chief Operating Officer Patrick Avila said ALogis aims to support businesses like DB Schenker.

“As we continue to create effective and impactful solutions in real estate and supply chains respectively, we look forward to a great synergy that benefits communities,” he said.

Aside from ALogis Calamba, other ALogis sites are in Biñan, Laguna; Naic, Cavite; Porac, Pampanga; and Santo Tomas, Batangas.