Embraer chooses DB Schenker
Embraer gives EMEA spare parts logistics operations to DB Schenker.
April 30, 2014
Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has entrusted DB Schenker with the management of its spare parts logistics in the Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) region, as part of a long-term six-year contract.
Embraer has chosen DB Schenker as an expert partner who they believe is recognised for implementing “innovative solutions” focused on optimising the aeronautical supply chain.
“By outsourcing the management of the entire spare parts logistics of our EMEA sites to DB Schenker, we will gain flexibility, provide a higher quality of service to our customers and will be able to effectively manage our strong growth in the years to come,” commented Luiz Hamilton Lima, Embraer’s Vice-President Customer Support Commercial Aviation EMEA.
Located just a few kilometres from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, DB Schenker’s logistics hub in Mitry Mory will manage tens of thousands of spare part items. The 6000 sqm hub is located next to the existing DB Schenker site and will be dedicated specifically to the aeronautics industry.
The scope of the contract includes the handling of standard spare parts, as well as sensitive and high-volume lines. High-density storage and elevated order picking systems will help DB Schenker deliver the productivity gains and increased flexibility sought by Embraer. Transparency and a continuous improvement plan were also part of Embraer’s selection criteria.