September 1, 2014
Mantis, a leading supplier of extended Warehouse Management (WMS) and Supply Chain Execution (SCE) software and solutions with significant experience and technical know-how in the field of container management systems for ports and train container terminals, has successfully implemented a sophisticated logistics solution for PCDC.
PCDC (Piraeus Consolidation Distribution Center) was established jointly by Diakinisis (a Greek 3PL) and PCT, which is the Greek subsidiary of Cosco, one of the major multinational enterprises in the world, specializing in global shipping and modern logistics services.
PCDC is a modern warehouse facility located in Piraeus container terminal that has evolved in the recent years to be the largest commercial port in Southern Europe. It handles dry and refrigerated cargo as well as flammables and chemicals. It is located inside the Free Zone type I area and this is a major advantage in handling imported containers as no customs procedure is required for containers to be transferred to PCDC and additionally goods remains duty and tax free for as long as they are stored in PCDC.
The operation of PCDC at Piraeus port that is the natural gateway not only for Greece but also for Europe, makes it very competitive in multimodal transportation and also in function as hub, via the on forwarding of imported goods by sea, road or air to other European and not European destinations.