DHL introduces new vehicle for OEMs
Recently, DHL unveiled new vehicle models in India and abroad to support Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). In view of the fact that most logistics companies focus on inbound to manufacturing and after-sales logistics, the company sources maintained that DHL’s product comprises the entire go-to-market process.
Meanwhile, the company’s four business units in India, DHL Express, DHL Global Forwarding, DHL Supply Chain and Blue Dart have developed different logistics modules together, which customers can combine or implement individually. According to Fathi
Tlatli, President Global Sector Automotive, DHL Global Customer Solutions & Innovation the DHL sources, with new product launches in the automotive sector becoming increasingly complex and costintensive, DHL - Blue Dart’s focussed automotive solution will benefit companies from minimised supply chain risks, lower third party costs, higher efficiency and visibility. “The average time from the first sketch of a car to market entry is 2-3 years and requires precise synchronisation amongst several involved parties, more often, not located even in the same continent,” he said.
The new service focusses on three stages of vehicle evolution and marketing: In the research and development phase— DHL - Blue Dart support shipment of pre-production models by offering specialised packaging of prototypes, customs process management and transportation with high security and confidentiality.
Fathi Tlatli President Global Sector Automotive, DHL Global Customer Solutions & Innovation the DHL sources