Cikarang Dry Port : Export Import Gateway in Industrial Estate
Cikarang Dry Port is Integrated Port and Logistics Facilities in east corridor of Greater Jakarta, Indonesia and has been allocated international port code IDJBK, which connects Cikarang Dry Port to other ports of call around the world through partner Shipping Lines, designating it as port of origin and port of destination. It is strategically located in the heart of the largest manufacturing zone of Indonesia along the Bekasi - Cikampek industrial corridor, which lies east of Greater Jakarta. Approximately 200 hectares are allocated for the Cikarang Dry Port which is accessible via highway and railway system.
Export Import activities through Cikarang Dry Port get more attention from manufacturing company in Cikarang - Cibitung area. One of the new exporter is PT. Yamaha Music Manufacturing Asia (YMAA) and while new importer is PT. Kraft Indonesia. Besides existing customers like : PT. Unilever Indonesia, PT. Multistrada Arah Sarana, PT. Tekpak Indonesia, PT. Frigoglass Indonesia, and others.
"Cikarang Dry Port is our alternative solution due to our expansion / building renovation by this mid-year", said Wahyo Sindhu, Manager of YMMA who attend on the gate out activities at CDP. YMMA is a Japanese musical electronic manufacturing which is located in MM2100 Industrial Estate Cibitung.
Beside faster in receiving Bill of Lading, shipper also enjoy tracking the container movement from Cikarang Dry Port website. Increase visibility and safety during the container movement.
On Import side, PT. Kraft Indonesia which is located in Jababeka Industrial Estate also start their first direct shipment from Yantian Port, China to Cikarang Dry Port, Indonesia. Shipment arrangement start from booking order at origin country, once container arrive at Tanjung Priok Port continue the journey to Cikarang Dry Port as stated in the Bill of Lading as final Place of Delivery.
PT. Kraft Indonesia as cargo owner and PT. Damco Indonesia as appointed 3PL only doing custom clearance at Bekasi / Cikarang Dry Port. Laden containers are pick up and retuned empty container at Cikarang Dry Port Area as one stop service.
Certainty of delivery, security, and services are key benefits offered to end customers. Saving on cost of unnecessary movement outside terminal in Tanjung Priok (overbrengen) and predicted lead time delivery to factory.
Document formalities related to port, customs, and quarantine can be done at Cikarang Dry Port and supported by Indonesia National Single Window (INSW). Cikarang Dry Port also already well connected to Sea Port operator. Integrated facilities and services are support for better planning supply chain activities.