Logistics for automotive industry is characterized by complex international supply chains which requires experience and excellent organization. Efficient planning of the production process assumes the maintenance of minimal stock of raw materials within the production line, fully synchronized deliveries of components for production and uninterrupted distribution of finished products. Logistics for automotive industry also means logistics of spare parts and returns, where material flows are not planned, and units of shipments are usually small.
Rhenus has the necessary experience and knowledge in the management and implementation of logistics services for the automotive industry throughout supply chains. In the scope of warehouse logistics services, Rhenus offers proven warehouse management based on advanced IT solutions. Warehousing systems adapted to the requirements of storage of spare parts and components for production, complex processes of order picking and management of returnable packaging (Gitterbox and KLT) are just some of the services offered by Rhenus. In Rhenus warehouses and assembly centers wide range of specialized services are provided for example preparation of materials for production in sequence or assembly of various modules.
For automotive industry Rhenus also offers international and national full load (FTL) and partial (LTL) deliveries, express deliveries, deliveries in designated time windows for production lines and consolidation services. Rhenus provides logistic services for production processes in the Kanban system and realizes transport services in Milk Run, JiT and JiS deliveries.