Skåne is the southernmost part of Sweden and has become a popular region for setting up 3PL companies, primarily because of its location but also due to its well-established infrastructure.
Why should you set up a 3PL in Skåne?
The biggest city in Skåne is Malmö which is also the 3rd biggest city in Sweden, providing a high demand for online shopping and proximity to other countries within Europe such as Denmark and Germany. In addition, the infrastructure and communications facilities of Skåne are highly developed, enabling efficient logistics management.
Here’s a look at the infrastructure and communication facilities in Skane:
In Skåne you have many airports at hand for your freight such as:
- Copenhagen Airport in Denmark. The Öresund Bridge connects Malmö to Copenhagen, where you are able to travel by car or train that usually takes you there within an hour. The frequency of trains is every twenty minutes.
- Malmö Airport, 30 km southeast of Malmö.
- Kristianstad Airport, in the norheast of Skåne and
- Ängelholm Airport in the northwest.
There are high-speed trains that take approximately 4 – 5 hrs travel from Skåne to Stockholm. In addition, there are international train services that provide traveling to destinations such as Copenhagen, Oslo, Berlin, and Hamburg.
There is great connectivity by road to various domestic and international destinations. There are highways that leads to Gothenburg, Oslo, Germany, Copenhagen, etc.
Skane has many established harbors as well.
- Helsingborg Harbour
It provides round the clock ferry services to destinations such as Helsingor (Denmark), Oslo, and Copenhagen. Additionally, it provides ferry services to the Netherlands, Russia, Germany, Estonia, and Germany.
- The Ports of Malmö
These cater to the transportation needs of freight and passengers to locations such as Denmark, Norway, the UK, Germany, Finland, Poland, and Belgium.
It is the southernmost tip of Skåne and is about 85 km from the German border. It has a harbor that provides ferry services to Rostock and Sassnitz, Hanko, Gdynia, Bremerhaven, and Southampton.
- Ystad Ferry Port
It is located on the south coast of Sweden, south-east of Malmö, and offers ferries to locations such as Swinoujscie in Poland.
What is apparent from the above discussion, is that Skåne is well connected to various locations not only in the neighboring countries but also to distant ones. This makes it a good choice for a 3PL to set up in Skåne.
The companies offering 3PL in Skåne have multiple choices of efficient transport systems. This equips them with the possibility of an optimum combination of transportation methods to ensure timely deliveries to customers.
Prime Penguin offers complete outsourcing services by connecting you to a 3PL in Skåne that provides you with efficient logistics management.
Features of Prime Penguin:
- We easily integrate your E-commerce store into our system because we are preset to various E-commerce platforms.
- We offer automated inventory management.
- We offer you a choice of satellite warehouses for your inventory management.
- You can control the logistics on any device of your choice, with the help of our interface.
Step into the world of digitized logistics management with Prime Penguin!