Press release DHL/Volkswagen Bratislava
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Press release DHL/Volkswagen Bratislava
DHL extends relationship with Volkswagen
• Major business win for DHL Supply Chain in Slovakia
• In-plant logistics for Porsche Cayenne, Audi Q7, VW Touareg
Bonn/Germany, 7 April 2010: DHL Supply Chain – the specialist for contract logistics
within the Deutsche Post DHL Group – and the automobile manufacturer Volkswagen are
stepping up their long-standing cooperation with a five-year contract valid as of 1 April
2010. Under the contract, DHL Supply Chain will provide a major part of the in-plant
logistics for the Volkswagen assembly plant in Bratislava, Slovakia. DHL was awarded the
business following a competitive international tender process.
Some 800 DHL employees will manage in-plant logistics for 50 % of the production
materials of the models produced by the Volkswagen Group in Slovakia’s capital. This
involves engines, gearboxes and windscreens for the Audi Q7, Porsche Cayenne and
Volkswagen Touareg. Services provided will include inbound receiving, put away and
storage, picking and kitting, sequencing and line-side deliveries directly to the Volkswagen
”Our industry-specific approach to logistics enables us to provide worldwide support to
demanding automotive customers such as Volkswagen. In this sector in particular,
consistently high quality and a considerable measure of innovative ability are essential.
We can deliver both,” explains Ilhami Arslanoglu, Vice President Sub Industry Sector
Automotive DHL Global Customer Solutions, who is managing the relationship with
DHL Supply Chain’s operational presence in Slovakia and the overall strength of the
Deutsche Post DHL Group were key to achieving this business win. Many years of
partnership between DHL and automotive manufacturers and suppliers have endowed
DHL with considerable automotive expertise. In combination with efficient logistics
concepts, this offers customers a sustainable competitive edge.
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“Logistics are essential in vehicle manufacturing. DHL has convinced us due to its
innovative concepts and a supply chain solution tailored exactly to our needs,” says Juraj
Janáč, Head of Logistics with Volkswagen in Bratislava.
Pavel Hendrych, Managing Director DHL Supply Chain Slovakia: “I’m confident that our
team will work very closely with VW to improve even the smallest details in this package.
Our strong presence on the ground and DHL’s experience in the automotive sector will
provide a clear added value to the customer.”
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