DSV Solutions in Sweden has won a three year contract to operate the after-sales service parts warehouse and distribution for the Renault-Nissan alliance in Scandinavia.
The new 10,000 square metre logistics facility, which replaces two separate Renault and Nissan warehouses, is part of DSV’s 60,000 square metre multi-user warehouse in Boras, Sweden.
DSV has longstanding experience in the automotive industry, focusing on inbound-to-manufacturing, production support and service parts logistics. The activities included in the Renault-Nissan contract are; inbound transportation, storage and daily distribution to dealers in Sweden, Denmark and Norway.
“This co-operation underlines Renault-Nissan as a key customer for DSV. We very much welcome this operation into our Boras facilities and will offer Renault-Nissan our vast experience in the full range of automotive solutions. With this contract we have proven that we understand the importance of a highly efficient warehousing and distribution operation to ensure optimal service and parts availability for the Renault-Nissan dealer network,” comments Remco Innemee, Business Development Director–DSV Solutions Automotive.
“Nissan welcomes this opportunity to strengthen the co-operation with DSV using its well-located, modern warehouse in Boras, together with alliance partner Renault,” says Hans de Ruiter, General Manager – After Sales Supply & Distribution – Nissan Motor Parts Centre. “We have appreciated DSV’s logistics know how and professionalism during the transfer activity and look forward to a successful co-operation in the coming years to support the after-sales business in Sweden and Norway.”
DSV has offices in more than 60 countries all over the world and an international network of partners and agents, which makes DSV a truly global player offering transport and logistics services worldwide. About 21,000 DSV employees recorded a worldwide annual revenue of Euro 5.7 billion for 2010. www.dsv.com
About the Renault-Nissan Alliance
The Renault-Nissan Alliance is a strategic partnership between Paris-based Renault and Yokohama, Japan-based Nissan, which together sell one in 10 cars worldwide. The companies, which have been strategic partners since 1999, sold 8.03 million cars in 2011, including those from Russian partner AvtoVAZ. Since its founding 12 years ago, the cross-cultural Renault-Nissan alliance has expanded significantly, particularly into emerging market