The logistics and supply chain services provider moves vehicle bodies and engine parts from BMW’s central production locations to other factories for assembly, as well as to external warehouses. It is currently using truck and train for the contract, which is run on a three-shift operation and takes in BMW plants in Munich, Landshut, Dingolfing, Regensburg and Wackersdorf.
Imperial Logistics International also provides spare parts logistics services for BMW from its 170,000 sq.m spare parts warehouse in Wallersdorf. Earlier this year, it worked with BMW and German rail infrastructure company DB Netz to connect the Wallersdorf warehouse to the rail network.
In separate news, Carsten Tauke, chairman of the management board at Imperial Logistics International, has announced he will leave the company at the end of November 2018.
Imperial Logistics International is a wholly owned subsidiary of the South African company Imperial Holdings and represents all activity outside of Africa. In the first six months of 2017, the division increased its turnover by 26% to €1.6 billion ($1.9 billion).