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DPD, Hanover-Lehrte

Construction of a logistics centre

builder-owner: Hellmann Worldwide Logistics GmbH & Co. KG

building area: 26490 m²

floor area: 27828 m²

Construction of a logistics centre in Hanover for the freight forwarder Hellmann and the German parcel service DPD. The complex comprises a transshipment facility for the freight forwarder, a cutting-edge sorting facility for DPD, administration offices, a workshop, a petrol station and a wash hall. The narrow deadline for completion could not be pushed back. Because of contractual obligations, both companies had to move from Laatzen to Lehrte according to a very strict deadline.


Facilities: 220,000 m³
Administration offices: 20,500 m³

Construction time: 11 months
Year built: 1998/1999

Service phases

  1. Preliminary assessment
  2. Preliminary design planning
  3. Design planning
  4. Planning for permit applications
  5. Construction planning
  6. Preparation of tenders
  7. Assistance in tenders
  8. Site supervision
  9. Property maintenance