CEVA Logistics Unveils Sustainable Warehouse in Sydney’s Kemps Creek

Sustainable operations through solar panels, LED lighting, water conservation


  • First warehouse to open in western Sydney’s new Aspect Industrial Estate
  • Sustainable operations through solar panels, LED lighting, water conservation
  • 34,000 square meter site to serve growing logistics needs in tech, healthcare

SYDNEY – March 13, 2024 – Western Sydney is developing its local economy through infrastructure investments and strategic public-private cooperation to benefit the local community. As a leading global supplier of supply chain solutions, CEVA Logistics announced this week the opening of its new 34,000-square-meter facility in the Aspect Industrial Estate an industrial development in the Mamre Road precinct.

The new CEVA site is strategically located in close proximity to the Western Sydney Airport and has access to key transportation routes, including the M4 and M7 motorways. The warehouse will support Australia’s extensive business growth in the technology and healthcare sectors, particularly in New South Wales.

“With the unveiling of our warehouse in Kemps Creek, CEVA is demonstrating our dedication to investing locally and expanding our footprint of sustainable logistics in Australia,” said Michael Harich, head of contract logistics for CEVA Logistics in Australia and New Zealand. “Together with our existing sites in Orchard Hills, Eastern Creek and two other upcoming facilities in Erskine Park, we are forming a logistics cluster in Western Sydney to better serve the region.

“We remain committed to acting for the planet and finding better ways to deliver long-term business benefits for our customers,” said Harich. “Through using resources sustainably and improving stakeholder relationships, we can reduce the environmental impact of logistics and supply chain operations.”

As part of the CMA CGM Group, CEVA aims to achieve net zero by 2050. After two years of meticulous preparation, the Kemps Creek distribution warehouse is built to specifications that prioritize sustainability and technology in its operations. Notable features include market-leading temperature control technologies, state-of-the-art racking and traffic management for seamless flows. In addition, 1,510 solar panels are installed for an 830kW photovoltaic system with battery, as well as translucent roof sheeting, LED lighting, electric vehicle charging points and rainwater harvesting to help water conservation. 


Growing logistics sector in Western Sydney

The 56-hectare Aspect Industrial Estate park was the first site to be approved under the new planning regime for the Mamre Road precinct that was rezoned for employment uses under the NSW Government’s Planning System Acceleration Program in 2020. The size of 47 football fields, the industrial area will provide 247,000 square meters of warehouse and office space, with a focus on flexibility, functionality, technology and sustainability, according to site developer, Mirvac.

Mirvac’s CEO of Investments, Richard Seddon said Aspect is forecast to provide over 500 jobs during construction, and 1,200 operational jobs over the course of its development.

“The delivery of the first warehouse at Aspect has contributed critical construction and operational jobs as well as investment and enabling infrastructure to boost the economic development of Western Sydney – supporting living and working in this community where around one in nine Australians currently reside,” said Seddon.


About CEVA Logistics

CEVA Logistics, a world leader in third-party logistics, provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. Headquartered in Marseille, France, CEVA Logistics offers a broad range of end-to-end, customized solutions in contract logistics and air, ocean, ground and finished vehicle transport in 170 countries worldwide thanks to its approximately 110,000 employees at more than 1,300 facilities. With 2023 revenue of US$15.1 billion, CEVA Logistics is part of the CMA CGM Group, a global player in sea, land, air and logistics solutions.