The complex structures of the automotive industry impose huge challenges on logistics services. The automotive industry is characterized by a large number of product variants and fluctuating production volumes. Every supply chain has to meet high standards in terms of both quality and flexibility. With markets facing tougher challenges everywhere, automotive companies are focusing on the search for competitive advantage.
Strong with its in-depth Greater China expertise, SLI offers you customized transportation and logistics solutions that meet all your requirements. The automotive industry’s complex supply systems pose a particular challenge and require expertise in information design, process planning, and operations efficiency. This is because the delivery of components from numerous companies in different countries must be carefully coordinated to ensure a smooth manufacturing and assembly process. We therefore provide transportation and logistics services that enable you to optimize your supply chains, meet tighter production schedules, and operate on the basis of lean production principles.
Our range of services includes:
- Supplier management
- Demand/ replenishment management
- Warehousing and order fulfillment
- Vendor managed inventory (VMI)
- Logistics solutions
- Customs brokerage
- Air and sea freight forwarding
- Packaging, processes, and optimization
- In-plant logistics
- Transportation management
- International freight
- Cross-docking operations
- Production logistics and material management
- Distribution center management
- Aftermarket parts logistics (CKD)
- Information management systems
- Risk mitigation
- Tyre logistics
- Reverse logistics
Our automotive logistics specialists are experienced professionals, who clearly understand the unique environment and challenges of the dynamic and global automotive industry. We work hard so you receive nothing but the most innovative, highest quality solutions, with the required visibility and control, configured to your specific requirements. Different modes of transport and contract logistics services are combined to form the ideal logistics package for every supply chain.
For more information on how we can support your automotive logistics and transportation needs, please contact your local SLI representative.