New logistics center to be opened in Turkey
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 21
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
The opening ceremony of a logistics center “Turkoglu” will take place in the Kahramanmaras province in the south of Turkey on Oct. 22, the Turkish Ministry of Transport, Maritime and Communications told Trend Oct. 21.
The construction of the logistics center “Turkoglu” began in 2014, according to the ministry.
“The total area of this center is 323 hectares,” said the ministry.
Minister of Transport, Maritime and Communications of Turkey Ahmet Arslan will attend the opening ceremony, added the ministry.
It should be noted that Turkey plans to build 21 logistics centers.
Logistic centers Bilecik (Bozuyuk), Erzurum (Palandoken), Mersin (Yenice), Konya (Kayacık) and Izmir (Kemalpasa) are being built, according to the ministry.
The groundbreaking ceremony of another logistics center was held in Turkey’s Konya province on Aug. 19.
Samsun (Gelemen), Istanbul (Halkali), Eskisehir (Hasanbey), Denizli (Kaklik), Izmit (Kosekoy), Usak and Balikesir (Gokkoy) logistics centers have already been put into operation.
Moreover, it is planned to open logistics centers in Istanbul and in the provinces of Kars, Mardin, Sirnak, Kayseri, Sivas, Bitlis and Karaman.
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