Imperial manages sequencing centre for Audi

07.08.2017 – Ingolstadt. Imperial Logistics International will manage the sequencing centre for AUDI AG in building T at the Logistics and Goods Transport Center in Ingolstadt from the end of August onwards.

The order placed by Audi covers incoming goods, warehousing and replenishing supplies in the sequencing zones, feeding supplies to the assembly lines with just-in-sequence trolleys from the Goods Transport Centre as well as handling empties.

Building T is the 16th at the Logistics and Goods Transport Center in Ingolstadt. It was put into service more than three years ago, measures 210 by 270 metres and has total space measuring 74,000 square metres on two floors. Imperial will manage about 40,000 square metres of this figure. The daily work will involve about 165,000 picks and using 3,700 just-in-sequence trolleys. Imperial will take over 650 employees from the previous service company as part of the transfer of operations. 

Imperial is continuing to expand its cooperation with AUDI AG through this new contract; the two companies have already been working together in Hungary for some time. Imperial manages the internal factory logistics at the Audi production site in Györ in Hungary and administers Audi’s replenishing warehouse there. 

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, contract manufacturing and warehousing sectors for the Automotive, Industrial, Retail 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. www.imperial-international.com 

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Imperial Logistics International B.V. & Co. KG

Claus Grimm

Senior Specialist Press & External Communication

Phone +49 203 3188-7551

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