Technical Tour: DHL Leipzig Tours & NetworkingWednesday, 2 May 201222:00 to 23:45Off site tabsOutlineOfficially opened for operations in late May 2008, the DHL Logistics Distribution Centre in Leipzig is DHL’s European hub. It offers a myriad of direct connections to the growth markets in Eastern Europe and Asia. DHL invested a total of EUR 300 million in its construction. At its heart are the distribution centre, also known as the warehouse, and the hangar. Completing the hub ensemble are the apron, the tank station and the administration building adjacent to the warehouse. The total surface area for buildings and planes covers approx. 200 hectares.The DHL Logistics Distribution Centre in Leipzig is an excellent example of logistics in action, in facilities that consider environmental and sustainability aspects. Approximately 60 airplanes take off and land each night – one machine every five minutes between midnight and four o’clock in the morning. Up to 1,500 tonnes of parcels and documents are delivered, re-sorted and transhipped within a few hours’ time to every corner of the globe.Summit participants will experience the operation of this state-of-the-art airfreight hub as a part of these exciting rush-hour conditions during our technical tour.Please note that the tour is limited to a maximum of 20 persons.