Services of General Cargo Terminal – Logistics Center

1. SERVICES PROVIDED

At the PPA Logistics Center, in the former ODDY area in Keratsini, the following services are provided:

Unloading of TIR trucks
It concerns the unloading of international transportation trucks carrying general cargo to be imported under an international transit system (TIR Convention). It includes the entrance of the trucks in the temporary storage area of the PPA Warehouses, the partial or total unloading of the contents, the control, the receipt and the import into the warehouse.

Emptying of containers
It concerns the emptying of containers carrying general cargo goods. It includes the partial or total unloading of the contents of the container that is taken into the temporary storage site of the Warehouses, its inspection, receipt and import into the Warehouse.

Put away and storage of goods
It concerns the storage of general cargo goods in the warehouses of PPA depending on the declared content, packaging, volume, weight, value, specific requirements of temperature conditions, etc. It includes the transfer of goods to the temporary and subsequently selected storage area, the direct detection and recovery process and the preparation for delivery.

Classification of goods
It concerns the placement of goods in the warehouses on the basis of additional criteria set by the customer.

Sorting out of goods
It concerns the selection of specific goods from the place of temporary storage or storage to customs clearance or delivery (loading).

Displacement of goods
It concerns the movement of goods from a warehouse to a warehouse, or from a place to a place within the premises of PPA.

Order Picking
It concerns the collecting and executing a delivery order, checking, transferring the goods from the storage area of the warehouse to the place of delivery. It concerns also the selection of specific goods from the place of temporary storage or storage to customs clearance or delivery (loading).

Goods delivery
It concerns the loading of general cargo to the recipient. It includes transferring the goods from the storage area of the warehouse to the place of delivery and loading them on the means of transport of the consignee.

Immediate delivery of goods
It concerns the delivery of the goods directly to the same or another means of transport of the recipient (cross-docking) without having to placement of it at the PPA’s places.

Transshipment of goods
It concerns the unloading of the goods from a means of transport (eg a TIR lorry) and their loading on another means of transport (eg Container).

Goods in transit
It concerns the unloading of the goods from a means of transport (TIR or Container) from abroad and their loading on another means of transport (TIR or Container) destined for abroad.

Filling of containers
It includes collecting and executing an order for the delivery of goods to abroad, checking them, transferring them from the warehouse storing place to the place of delivery and loading them in an empty container.

For the provision of all above services to general cargo, PPA has:

• Storage areas housed and open-air.
• Special equipment (lifting equipment, forklifts, tools, appliances, pallets, etc.,
• Experienced staff of warehouse employees, machine operators, workers, etc.
• Special warehouse management software, registration, pricing, etc. of the goods traded, interconnected directly with the competent Customs Office.
• Trucks parking and service facilities.
• Road lighting and water and sewerage networks.
• Telecommunication and IT network.
• Guardians and security systems.
• Repair and maintenance of equipment.
• Clean and direct removal of solid waste.
• Insurance of buildings and facilities, as well as civil liability insurance.

At the premises of PPA, special hazardous goods or wastes are not unloading and not stored.