BMW awards DHL six-year contract for aftermarket deliveries

BMW awards DHL six-year contract for aftermarket deliveries

DHL Supply Chain has been awarded a six-year contract to manage BMW Group’s UK aftermarket parts distribution. DHL will deliver a wide range of parts through the night for the next working day receipt by the manufacturer’s 116 retailers across Scotland, the North and South of England.

According to DHL: “This new solution means that 26% of the retailers will receive their orders before 6.00am and 63% before 7.30am. The more flexible schedule allows retailers to align deliveries to the technicians’ working times while improving customer service levels by extending drop off times for vehicles.”

Bill Bacon, Managing Director of Automotive at DHL Supply Chain in the UK and Ireland said: “Our partnership with BMW Group in the UK supports the growth of DHL’s work in the automotive industry and builds on our aftermarket work with a range of automotive customers.”

A ‘track and trace’ system underpins the operation and the parts are scanned at every milestone in the delivery process. BMW Group and DHL monitor the status of the parts using a web portal which provides a visual of live activity, historic delivery and collection performance.

In addition to deliveries in Scotland and England, DHL will provide distribution to offshore retailers based in Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man through urgent air freight.

Relevant Directory Listings

Listing image

Doddle

Doddle powers PUDO networks and intelligent returns management for some of the world’s most innovative carriers and posts. Our experience building our own successful PUDO network in the UK means we have unprecedented insight into the needs of consumers, carriers and retailers meaning we can […]

Find out more

Other Directory Listings

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

P&P Poll

Loading

Which one of the following SCM technologies will you be investing in over the next 2-3 years?

Thank you for voting
You have already voted on this poll
Please select an option!





MER Magazine


The Mail & Express Review (MER) Magazine is our quarterly print publication. Packed with original content and thought-provoking features, MER is a must-read for those who want the inside track on the industry.

 

News Archive

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This