Daily Archives: April 18, 2017

DHL to provide in-plant logistics for Jaguar Land Rover’s new factory in Itatiaia, Brazil

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04/18/2017 – DHL Supply Chain to manage goods received, stores, inventory, sequencing, assembling kits and assembly line feed.

DHL Supply Chain to manage goods received, stores, inventory, sequencing, assembling kits and assembly line feed

Global logistics leader DHL has been appointed to manage in-plant logistics for Jaguar Land Rover’s new manufacturing plant in Itatiaia, Brazil. Under the new contract DHL Supply Chain will oversee all aspects of the supply chain, from warehousing through to sequenced track-side delivery. The scope of work also includes the delivery of sub-assembled kits to the production line, streamlining the manufacturing process.

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DHL strengthens Latin America Life Science and Healthcare capabilities by acquiring control of Polar Transportes

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04/18/2017 – DHL Supply Chain, the contract logistics specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group, is to acquire control of the Brazilian road carrier Polar Transportes, retaining the company’s management team. The transport service provider for the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry with 400 full-time employees is specialized in temperature-controlled transportation requirements and has a strong reputation in terms of technology, quality and regulatory compliance. Polar Transportes, founded in 1996, has been working as a service provider for DHL for over 15 years and runs a fleet of more than 300 trucks with national coverage. The acquisition will support DHL’s growth ambitions in a key emerging market and strengthen the Group’s end-to-end offering for the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry in Brazil. Both parties have agreed to keep the transaction value confidential. The transaction is still subject to approval from the Brazilian competition authorities.

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