DHL Supply Chain’s specialist automotive sales and marketing services business, Inside Track, has been awarded contract to manage Jaguar Land Rover’s special finished vehicles around the world.
Under the new agreement, Inside Track will manage the movement of around 10,000 finished vehicles in country and across geographies using covered or uncovered road transportation, by rail, by air or sea freight for the automotive manufacturer. The service will support Jaguar Land Rover employees around the world in providing a one stop shop for specialist transportation including product launches, events and exhibitions, research and engineering test vehicles, press and VIP or specialist needs.
Based in Alconbury, UK, Inside Track will use its IT platform and five strong dedicated team to provide the service for Jaguar Land Rover. The platform will capture and fulfil requests and track the current status of each vehicle movement in real time. The IT systems are designed to speed up fulfilment times and provide accurate information on vehicle locations.
“We are delighted to have extended our logistics operations with Jaguar Land Rover which dates back over 17 years, said Bill Bacon, Managing Director Automotive UK&Ireland for DHL Supply Chain. “By leveraging DHL’s skills in managing 4PL transportation along with Inside Track’s finished vehicle sales and marketing sector experience we are able to provide a highly skilled team to manage this service.”
Inside Track provides a personalised and tailored marketing programme solutions for its customers, including the management of press and VIP fleets, events, experiential launch activations, dealer marketing programmes and sales support to automotive OEM’s, their sales organizations, first tier customers and retailers.
By accessing DHL’s global network, Inside Track offers customers a broad range of services including driver logistics, proactive account management, integrated event management and procurement, while delivering ongoing service improvements and cost savings from economies of scale.
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