DB Schenker Set to Open Their Second Largest Logistics Center in China
DB Schenker have joined with Jinbei Automotive in building DB Schenker’s second largest logistics center in China.
This also marks DB Schenker and Jinbei Automotive officially starting their logistics joint venture together as “Schenker Logistics Jinbei” (SJL). The warehouse in Shenyang Tiexi district will consist of two state-of-the art warehouses with a total area of over 42,000 square meters. The go-live of the facility is scheduled for November 2016.
SJL was formed to offer logistics services in the City of Shenyang, northeastern China, one of the main clusters of the automotive industry in China. The joint venture will provide a full range of logistics services including customized logistics solutions, supply chain management, pick and pack, just in time/sequence inventory, inventory management, quality control, cross docking, and vendor managed inventory. Even before the opening of the new facility, SJL is already providing a range of customized logistics services in different warehouse locations in Shenyang to automotive customers such as Toyota.
“The groundbreaking ceremony is a major step forward magnifying our footprint in the world’s largest automotive market”, said Jochen Thewes, Global CEO, Schenker AG at the ceremony in Shenyang.