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Logistics in the fast lane

The automotive sector has extremely demanding logistics requirements. The industry’s extensive array of product variants and its fluctuating production volumes call for customized solutions — and our global expertise enables us to provide them.

DB Schenker stands for global integrated logistics services provider with a powerful history of providing logistics solutions to Automotive industry when serving leading OEMs and TIER1/ TIER2 suppliers.  We can offer you customized and integrated transport and logistics services that are all designed to achieve the same goals, namely cost reductions, process optimizations, and quality enhancements in the supply chain.

Looking for an automotive logistics expert in Nitra?

New DB Schenker logistics platform is going to be opened in 2017/2018 in Nitra in close proximity to Jaguar Land Rover plant. „A“ class warehouse will offer the following  service portfolio:

  • JIS / JIT deliveries
  • Buffer-stock keeping
  • Sequencing
  • Light/ low tech assembly
  • Postponement services
  • Packaging design
  • Re-packing, re-work, quality checks

Do not hesitate to contact us for more information about possible cooperation. 

Your benefits at a glance:

  • Our customers include the world’s leading automakers and automotive suppliers.
  • Our company’s strengths are your advantages:
  • More than 25 years of experience in the automotive sector
  • State-of-the-art logistics solutions and expert knowledge from around the world
  • You have your own personal contact partner with automotive-industry expertise.
  • Comprehensive consulting services: We develop customized solutions for you!
  • Access to all modes of transport and a large selection of special equipment for the automotive industry
  • Support from the word “go” — if necessary, we’ll go into action even when a new automotive plant is still in the design stage. Our logistics solutions can also help you enter into new markets and plan new manufacturing facilities.

Looking for an automotive logistics expert in Nitra?

New DB Schenker logistics platform is going to be opened in 2017/2018 in Nitra in close proximity to Jaguar Land Rover plant. „A“ class warehouse will offer the following  service portfolio:

  • JIS / JIT deliveries
  • Buffer-stock keeping
  • Sequencing
  • Light/ low tech assembly
  • Postponement services
  • Packaging design
  • Re-packing, re-work, quality checks

Do not hesitate to contact us for more information about possible cooperation. 

Rail freight services

DB Schenker Rail Automotive GmbH and its Transfesa S.A. majority holding in Spain are the leading European providers of rail logistics services for the automotive industry. Our Automotive RailNet sector network operates up to 250 trains per day that safely transport components and finished vehicles to and from factories all over Europe. Our rail system links production facilities and sales markets from Sweden to Turkey, from Portugal to Russia, and all the way to China.

Our main services at a glance:

  • Component logistics: with conventional or intermodal transport, including additional services such as in-plant shunting, factory railroad operation, and train path ordering
  • Logistics for finished vehicles using single cars or block trains, as well as our own fleet of trucks for road transport; including additional services such as an international compound network, release agent offers, and comprehensive PDI (pre-delivery inspection) services

Land transport services

DB Schenker provides optimized and customized solutions for your procurement logistics needs. Our extensive ground transport network also ensures a smooth supply of spare parts to dealerships and service centers all over Europe.

Our main services at a glance:

  • Procurement: Transport solutions for automakers and suppliers, including LTL/FTL and milk run concepts, cross-docking, and intermodal transport
  • Production supply: JIS/JIT transports and shipments between plants
  • Distribution: Refill shipments, cross-docking, and intermodal transport for automotive parts and materials
  • Aftersales: Express and overnight shipments, metro-dealer concepts (highly flexible regional spare-parts supply), and packing services

Air and ocean freight services

DB Schenker cooperates with a selection of top-class air carriers that offer optimal transport connections — and we’re also one of the world’s largest ocean-freight shipping companies.

Our main services at a glance:

  • Pre-carriage services and distribution/delivery of vehicle components and complete vehicles (CKD as well)
  • Full-range of logistics services in the DB Schenker network
  • DB Schenker employees are stationed at all key ports and airports.

SCM services

We offer customized contract logistics solutions for the entire value chain in order to meet the complex logistics requirements of automakers and suppliers. In other words, we handle logistics for everything from procurement and production to component and finished-vehicle shipments, and aftermarket services.

Our main services at a glance:

  • Production logistics for OEMs and suppliers, including JIT deliveries and sequencing (JIS), pre-assembly services, KANBAN and e-KANBAN management, empties and yard management
  • SKD (semi-knocked down) and CKD (completely knocked down) logistics: Intermodal concepts, including packing design and development, disassembly and fluid management, consolidation, and accurately sequenced deliveries to final assembly plants
  • Logistics for components and complete vehicles: Service centers with direct links to ports and with secure vehicle storage systems, PDI (pre-delivery inspection) services, including repairs, retrofitting, inspections, waxing and de-waxing, protective coatings, and homologation
  • Spare-parts logistics: Global supply and efficient distribution with a full range of services for the secondary market — e.g. electronic programming, handling of dangerous materials, product identification, etc.


 

Last modified: 22.11.2016

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