Lodha, India’s largest real estate developer, and Skechers, a global lifestyle and performance footwear and apparel brand, announced the completion and operation commencement of the first phase of a 6 Lakh+ sq. ft. warehouse within their larger strategic partnership to develop a 1.1 million-sq.- ft.-facility in Palava.
Poised to redefine the landscape of logistics in India, Lodha Industrial and Logistics Park (LILP) has leveraged its expertise and resources to build India’s tallest warehouse for Skechers, The Comfort Technology Company™. Strategically located near Taloja MIDC with excellent connectivity to major consumption hubs in and around Mumbai, the warehouse holds the potential to catalyse a five-fold growth in the existing distribution capabilities of Skechers.
The state-of-the-art facility is designed to streamline supply chain operations, fortifying Skechers’ ability to expand its footprint in the Indian market and enable shipping of up to 60,000 units per day.
Commenting on the partnership, Devender Singh Rawat, CEO, Lodha’s Green Digital Infrastructure Platform (GDIP), said, “Timely completion of the first phase of our partnership with the delivery of this fully equipped warehouse is a testament of our commitment to innovation and collaborative growth. We envision this facility as a game-changer in the B2B logistics space, in line with Lodha’s dedication to empowering businesses with reliable, sustainable and cutting-edge solutions.
The goal is to not only meet expectations but to exceed them, providing a foundation for success that extends beyond the boundaries of conventional logistics, while keeping our ESG ethos at its core.”
Rahul Vira, CEO and India Country Manager for Skechers South Asia Pvt. Ltd. Added: “The Skechers National Distribution Center brings together Skechers and Lodha, two partners dedicated to excellence and innovation. LILP’s connectivity and Lodha’s legacy in state-of-the-art facilities perfectly complement Skechers’ ethos of quality and performance.
Beyond being a warehouse, this facility is a tangible representation of Skechers’ commitment to India’s growth narrative. It stands poised to drive substantial value for the Skechers brand. The strategic alliance with Lodha amplifies our confidence in navigating the dynamic Indian market.”
Lodha Industrial and Logistics Park has emerged as the preferred destination for industrial and warehousing requirements over the past year. The completion of this expansive warehouse marks a significant milestone for Lodha, as it continues to contribute its bid in shaping the future of logistics in India. With a commitment to innovation, sustainability, and customer-centric solutions, the developer is poised to strengthen its position as the trusted partner for businesses seeking seamless logistics operations and solutions.