The BLG Group has expanded its automobile logistics site in Dodendorf in the Magdeburger Börde region. With an additional area of 95,000 m², the inland terminal now offers a total space of 230,000 m² for around 11,000 new and used vehicles. The new area is exclusively used by Hyundai Motor Deutschland for used car operations. The President of Hyundai Motor Deutschland, Wang Chul Shin, stated: “We are very pleased that together with our long-standing partner BLG LOGISTICS we will be able to build new warehousing and processing areas, which are necessary due to the continued growth of Hyundai Motor Germany. Together, both companies will create and benefit from sustainable synergies in the rapidly changing automotive market.”
Andrea Eck, Head of the AUTOMOBILE division at BLG Group, which is headquartered in Bremen, said: "Thanks to its location, the Dodendorf inland terminal provides easy access to the A14 and A2 freeways. This and the existing rail connection give the site ideal transport links. Now, with this successful expansion, we can integrate it even more closely into our terminal network.
The BLG AUTOMOBILE division is the leading technical and logistics service provider for the international automobile industry. Using all forms of transportation – road, rail and water – BLG LOGISTICS covers the entire service chain from the manufacturer to the final customer. Almost five million vehicles were handled, transported or technically processed in the Group's network in 2020.
The company purchased the expansion area in Dodendorf in 2020, and has used the past months to specially reinforce the ground and install technical equipment. This is already the second expansion of the terminal. In 2019, BLG acquired an area of 75,500 m². All new and used vehicles from various manufacturers can be not only stored on the site, but also in future completed and processed to customer requirements in BLG's own workshop. The terminal also features a BLG automobile transport base. From there, vehicles can be transported by truck to dealers.