GTI DPD+ Plaza
The extension of the Direct Port Delivery (DPD) facility to a wider importer base by the Jawaharlal Nehru Customs House in
2016-17 has progressively improved the direct engagement between the port and the cargo owner. Presently, more than 50%
imports at Nhava Sheva are evacuated under the DPD facility as compared to ~3% in 2016.
DPD importers have over the past years incorporated the facility into their supply chain timelines, seamlessly connecting the
imports to their production lines. Logistically, DPD importers have a requirement for storage and distribution. Taking
cognizance of this fact, APM Terminals Mumbai, along with Jawahar Lal Nehru Port has rolled out a DPD+ Plaza for the
importers, in the vicinity of the Port to serve customer’s specific needs, irrespective of the terminal of discharge.
Importers can now avail support services on their import containers at the Plaza. These services, not limited to, but may
include short term storage of duty paid containers, turning of door direction, switching the containers between trailers, and
taking delivery on specific trailers etc. In fact, the Plaza is open in terms of the services on offer and is flexible to cater to
customer requirement. The importers may even consider destuffing of their containers as long as the cargo is not weather
The Plaza offers benefits of being right in the port vicinity and thus logistically at a convenient location with services on offer
at market competitive prices. The Customs’ scanner for import containers arriving at GTI has also commenced operations.
With Central Parking Plaza catering to exports, the DPD+ Plaza limits its activities to imports, with special focus on DPD
imports. GTI can now cater to importers with multiple container arrivals by providing customized packages to suit their
Scope: DPD imports, support to shipping lines on imports.
Not in Scope: Exports, CFS-CFS imports.
For any commercial enquiries, please feel free to reach out to Vineet Singh Tanwar
([email protected]; +91 97692 501
advisary from APM Terminals-Roll out of DPD+Plaza
GTI DPD+ Plaza