Subaru benefits from Oxnard processing centre expansion

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The automotive manufacturer Subaru is benefiting from an expansion of Wallenius Wilhelmsen (WW) Solutions’ vehicle processing centre (VPC) in California.

The existing 65-acre Oxnard VPC has been extended by five acres, meaning it can now handle an additional 30,000 vehicles every year. The expansion has also seen the renovation of a 30,000 sq ft building to create the new vehicle processing space and office area.

“For Subaru, the Oxnard location helps it support its growing sales in the US, and provides a distribution point much closer to the southwestern market” said Ted Boudalis, Regional General Manager, Port Operations and Strategy, WW Solutions.

The Oxnard VPC benefits from close transport links with a direct trucking corridor from Oxnard to Route 101, one of the major US highways. There’s also a direct rail service into the VPC – the Genesee & Wyoming short line connects the centre with the Union Pacific, the largest railroad in the US.

Source: Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics