TCCD Lojistik will establish a village and employ tens of thousands of people: TCDD will establish 200 logistics villages of $ 15 million each. Logistics centers that will create jobs for tens of thousands will be built in the private sector. Turkey, $ 60 billion is accelerating efforts to establish logistics centers to spend logistics potential of the movement. The Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD), establishing logistics villages in 15 districts to provide transportation to both the market and to be engaged in the production of the load bridge between the west and the east of Turkey. Logistics villages will bring movement to the economy in many aspects, from the construction to the equipment inside the facilities, from the road construction to the added value it will create in the region.
Areas where logistics centers, logistics and transportation companies are located, which have active connections to all kinds of transportation modes and where activities such as storage, maintenance-repair, loading-unloading, weighing, dividing loads, combining, packaging are carried out. These centers are also considered attractive due to their low cost, fast, safe, transfer area and equipment among the modes of transportation. Prepared according to the national strategy is scheduled to be logistic base in Turkey.
LUCKY CITY AND DISTRICTS
Within the scope of this master plan TCDD will be established at different scales at the 15 point. These centers; Hadımköy (Istanbul), Muallimköy (Istanbul), Menderes (Izmir), Candarli (Izmir), Kosekoy (Izmit), Gelemen (Samsun), Hasanbey (Eskisehir), Bogazkopru (Kayseri), Gokkoy (Balikesir), Yenice (Mersin), Usak, Palandoken (Erzurum), Kayacik (Konya), Kaklik (Denizli) and Bozuyuk (Bilecik). It is stated that these logistics centers will provide the Turkish logistics sector with an additional transportation capacity of about 10 million tons annually. These centers will provide road-rail integration. Rail transit, stock and maneuvering areas are planned by TCDD, while warehouse and other logistics areas are planned by the private sector.
3 Billion Dollar Investment
The total amount of giant projects prepared by TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman and his team reaches to 3 billion dollars. There will be duty-free warehouses, vegetable and fruit products, accommodation facilities, logistics company offices, bank branches and hospitals in the villages to be established.
Source : (Sabah