BMW Group Thailand – led by Cesar Badilla, Director Aftersales (2nd from right) was joined by Khun Duangjai Kornkosiyakarj, Managing Director, TLM Logistics Management (far left), Shogo Terajima, Chief Marketing Officer and Managing Director, Yusen Logistics Thailand (2nd from left), and John Wellby, Senior Director Operations – Automotive/ E&M, DHL Supply Chain Thailand (far right) in the opening of the new parts distribution centre, spanning a total area of 14,000 square metres in Bangkok Free Trade Zone on the 23rd km, Bangna-Trad Road. The result of a 220 million baht outlay, the new facility will enhance BMW Group Thailand’s logistical efficiency and elevate its capability to deliver quality services in response to the remarkable rise in BMW, MINI, and BMW Motorrad ownership.
Cesar Badilla, Director Aftersales, BMW Group Thailand, said: “As an innovation and technological leader in the premium automobile segment, BMW always strives to maximise customer satisfaction through both product development and services. We are constantly committed to improve and enhance our services to meet the changing needs of our customers. The new parts distribution centre – which operates with support from TLM Logistics Management, Yusen Logistics Thailand and DHL Supply Chain Thailand – is almost three times as large as the previous facility. The complex will enhance our logistical efficiency as it is capable of handling over 40,000 different part models and has an expanded parts shipment capacity of 2,000 lines per day.”
Khun Duangjai Kornkosiyakarj, Managing Director, TLM Logistics Management, said: “TLM Logistics Management provide complete logistics services ranging from warehousing management, warehouse activities, distribution and transport domestically and worldwide. It is an honour and a great opportunity for a Thai company such as TLM to contribute our knowledge, know-how, experience, and a high commitment to be part of a new PDC of BMW Thailand.”
Shogo Terajima, Chief Marketing Officer and Managing Director, Yusen Logistics Thailand, added: “With our standard quality of service and nationwide networking provided by Yusen qualified staff, we are here to serve the best service to BMW, our valued partner. In the future, we are looking forward to grow up together with BMW Group.”
“We are delighted that BMW selected DHL as a partner for their new warehouse in Thailand,” concluded John Wellby, Senior Director Operations – Automotive/ E&M, DHL Supply Chain Thailand. “The state-of-the-art warehouse facility has been jointly developed with BMW and will support the continued growth of their aftermarket business in the country.”