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Old Posted Oct 3, 2021, 6:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Djeffery View Post
Surprising that being the world leader in small packages that DHL is that they would build a facility so large that can only handle that small amount of pieces in a day. The new Purolator hub in Toronto that opens this fall is modelled on European DHL facilities and will run 65,000 pieces an hour through it. Even the new UPS building up on Dixie Rd can do 35k an hour and it's not a primary sort hub.
Sounds like they've just right-sized the processing capability for now. It will be able to process 28,000 per hour, so if they do double up the conveyors as noted it will be in the same ballpark as that Toronto facility.
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