Nova Poshta has launched an automated sorting terminal in Dnipro, investments in which amounted to EUR 28.5 million, including a EUR 13 million loan from the EUR opean Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the company’s press service reported.
According to its data, the terminal in Dnipro is the second largest facility of the company after the Kyiv one: its capacity is 26,000 parcels per hour. At the same time, after the introduction of a new sorting line in April 2022, the figure will increase to 36,000 parcels per hour.
“The launch of a new automated terminal in Dnipro will allow us to double the processing of parcels in the region. In addition, it will also create 500 new jobs and new business opportunities that will be able to increase their sales,” CEO of Nova Poshta Oleksandr Bulba said.
The new terminal with an area of 18,000 square meters is equipped with the equipment of the Dutch company MHS Global and the Lithuanian one Equinox.
In addition, the cargo part of the terminal is equipped with robotic carts manufactured by SBR for the transportation of goods. Also, 29 conveyors were installed for loading parcels into freight transport, 14 for unloading.
The Nova Poshta group of companies includes, in particular, Nova Poshta, NP Logistic, NovaPay and Nova Poshta Global companies. The company’s network has about 10,000 branches throughout Ukraine, and the number of shipments in 2021 alone exceeded 430 million. In 2021, the company transferred UAH 6.4 billion in taxes and fees to the country’s budget.