BREAKING GROUND: Officials of MetroPac Movers, Inc.—led by businessman, Mr. Manuel V. Pangilinan (Chairman, fourth from left), Mr. Jose Ma. K. Lim (President and Chief Executive Officer, first from left) and Atty. Marilyn A. Victorio-Aquino (Director, second from left)— lead groundbreaking rites for the company’s industrial complex, the South Mega DC.
Joining them are officials from the provincial government of Cavite, Property Company of Friends (PRO-FRIENDS) and Aboitiz Construction. They are (from left to right): Mr. Guillermo Choa (PRO-FRIENDS President, third from left), Cavite Sixth District Representative Luis Ferrer IV (fifth from left), General Trias City Mayor Antonio Ferrer, Mr. Jim Aboitiz (Chairman, Aboitiz Construction), Mr. Alberto Ignacio, Jr. (President and Chief Operating Officer, Aboitiz Construction), Mr. Jonathan Bendebel (First Vice President for Operations, Aboitiz Construction) and Mr. Eduardo Aboitiz (Board Adviser, Aboitiz Construction).
GEN. TRIAS CITY, CAVITE — MetroPac Movers, Inc. broke ground on its South Mega Distribution Center (“South Mega DC”) on Apr. 3, 2019.
The groundbreaking ceremony was led by businessman and MetroPac Movers, Inc. Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan, MetroPac Movers, Inc. President Jose Ma. K Lim and MetroPac Movers, Inc Director Marilyn Victorio-Aquino.
MetroPac Movers, Inc. has partnered with Aboitiz Construction, Inc. and DCCD Engineering Corporation for the pre-construction and project management needs of the industrial hub. Aboitiz Construction will prepare the Master Plan and Basic Design, while DCCD Engineering will act as Project Manager.
“We welcome these partnerships as we pursue infrastructure projects in the logistics sector. We are bringing these good relationships to help address our country’s logistics needs and eventually reduce the cost of transporting goods,” Mr. Pangilinan said.
South Mega DC is a major part of MetroPac Movers’ logistics infrastructure plan to facilitate the movement of goods and inventories of the company’s largest clients.
The facility is being constructed over a 202,000-square meter property acquired by MetroPac Movers along the stretch of Arnaldo Highway, between Barangays Santiago and Pasong Kawayan. It is estimated to be completed by the last quarter of 2021 and produce up to five thousand jobs.
MetroPac Movers has also purchased parcels of land with a total combined area of 277,857 square meters in San Rafael, Bulacan for its planned North Mega DC.
In addition to helping provide quality and reliable logistics services, the South Mega DC and the North Mega DC are expected to employ up to ten thousand people in the two provinces.
MetroPac Movers currently operates over 200,000 square meters of total warehouse space in strategic locations across Metro Manila, Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao for warehousing, distribution and cross docking requirements of the company’s local and international customers. It is also engaged in freight forwarding, parcel services and transporting, having purchased over 500 trucks of various sizes and configurations.