Menlo expands automotive presence in India
The new spare parts facility in Dharuhera is managed on behalf of a global brand-named client and is situated in an OEM automotive parts cluster.
April 6, 2015
By PLA Editor
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Menlo Logistics announced that it has expanded its automotive logistics operations in India, moving to a new after-sales spare parts facility in Dharuhera, near New Delhi in Haryana state.
The 3,846 sq m facility is managed on behalf of a global brand-named client and is situated in an OEM automotive parts cluster. Close to the highway network, the warehouse provides access to a car transporter hub and also Delhi International Airport, which is 66 km away.
“Our customers are expanding their operations across India, driven by consumer demand as car and truck sales increase. We are supporting that growth by moving to a larger, more modern facility for one of our leading automotive customers,” said Amit Dhingra, director operations, India, Menlo Logistics.
Menlo manages logistics and storage for the chassis line, engine line, cowl line and post-body operations, and this includes frames, engines, axles, leaf springs, bumpers, fuel tanks, canopies, spare parts and fasteners.
Menlo Logistics’ India operations have grown to 18 sites in 2015 from five in 2007, and the employee base has increased to 700 full-time and part-time staff. The company’s gross revenue in India has increased by five times in 2014 when compared to 2007.
“We have also increased our presence in other vertical markets such as healthcare, heavy engineering and high-tech – with strong footprints in the automotive sector,” said Dhingra.