Automotive Logistics

Global Supply Chain Solutions, from Inbound Procurement to Finished Vehicle Transportation

The multi complex structures and supply chain of the automotive industry impose big challenges on logistics services, and require expertise in the design of supply chain management, process planning and operations efficiency. This is because the delivery of components from numerous companies in different countries must be carefully coordinated to ensure a smooth manufacturing and assembly process.
Our experts in each global region will work with our clients to provide tailor-made solutions to meet any specific needs and requirements. Yusen Logistics offers world-wide, entire supply chain solutions including inbound procurement, production logistics, service parts distribution, and finished vehicle transportation.
Our range of services includes:

Inbound Procurement Logistics

  • Buyers’ consolidation
  • Multi-country cross docking
  • Milk run collection
  • Parts consolidation center (PCC)
  • Complete knock down operation
  • Packing designing
  • Vendor managed inventory

Production Logistics

  • Just-in-time (JIT)
  • Sequencing to production line (Direct dock, P-Lane)
  • Material handing operation (MHO)
  • Marketplace management
  • Kanban system
  • Shunt operation with RFID
  • Off-dock inland container yard management

Service Parts Logistics

  • Night distribution
  • Cross dock and platform activities
  • Scanning and visibility

CBU (Complete Built Unit) Transportation and PDI (Pre Delivery Inspection)

  • Land/sea/air transportation for CBU includes prototype vehicles
  • PDI

Other Related Services to Automotive Industry

  • 3PL / LLP (Lead Logistics Provider)
  • Equipment transportation and installation
  • Optimal site simulation tool
  • Route optimizing simulation tool
  • Pipeline visibility system and PO management system
  • Return rack and lithium ion battery collection
  • Other logistics technologies (Double-deck containers for SKD or motorcycles, Strang system for coil transport, anti-vibration for sensitive electrical auto parts.)
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