Imperial Awarded BMW Transport Operations Contract

19.12.2017 – Neufahrn. Imperial Logistics International has once again won the contract for outsourcing and intermodal services in Bavaria for another six years.

Starting on 1 January 2018, Imperial will handle traffic between the BMW Group’s plants in Munich, Landshut, Dingolfing, Regensburg, Wackersdorf and their external warehouses in a three-shift operation involving some 200 vehicles (mega-trailers and articulated trains). The contract foresees the transportation of car body and engine parts manufactured at central production plants to other factories for assembly.

Imperial Logistics International 
As a wholly owned subsidiary of the South African company Imperial Holdings Limited, Imperial Logistics International is responsible for coordinating and managing all the international logistics business of Imperial Holdings Limited outside Africa. The varied portfolio of services at Imperial Logistics International, which has its headquarters in Duisburg, is separated into two divisions: the Group pools all its transport services in the Shipping, Road and Express Freight business units in the Imperial Transport Solutions division. The Imperial Supply Chain Solutions division covers all the services in the contract logistics and warehousing sectors for the Automotive, Industrial, Retail & Consumer Goods and Chemicals business units. Working together, both divisions provide a full and transparent range of services from one source along the complete supply chain. Beyond its pure logistics services, Imperial Logistics International has also become established as a process consultant for third parties, a fleet manager for outside car fleets and a provider of insurance services related to particular sectors. Imperial Logistics International employs more than 9,000 people and, including the new acquisition, Palletways, generates turnover amounting to EUR 1.6 billion at 170 business locations. 

Contact details:
Imperial Logistics International B.V. & Co. KG
Claus Grimm
Senior Specialist Press & External Communication
Phone +49 203 3188-7551 

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Senior Specialist
Press & External Communication
Phone: +49 203 3188-7551
Fax: +49 203 3188-7562