Schenker Jinbei Logistics (SJL), the joint venture between DB Schenker and Jinbei Automotive, officially celebrated the opening of its multi-user facility in Shenyang, the Shenyang Logistics Center (SLC), in December 2017.
According to Schenker Jinbei Logistics, the Shenyang Logistics Center is the second biggest logistics centre in China, covering 42,000 square metres, and the joint venture has invested $30 million in the facility. The facility was constructed in two stages: the first section, covering 19,000 square metres, was ready at the end of 2016 while the second, comprising another 23,000 square metres, was finished on December 12th.
SJL was formed in February 2015 to offer best-in-class logistics services in the City of Shenyang. As the northern city is renowned as an automotive hotspot, the facility primarily serves companies in the car manufacturing sector, but is also open to customers from all other industries. SJL provides the full range of logistics services including customised logistics solutions, supply chain management, pick and pack, just in time/sequence inventory, inventory management, quality control, cross docking and vendor managed inventory to its customers in the Shenyang-Tiexi Logistics Center.
The company said the centre provides the full range of logistics services including customised logistics solutions, supply chain management, pick and pack, just-in-time/sequence inventory, inventory management, quality control, crossdocking and vendor managed inventory.
The warehouse is close to the plants operated by BMW’s joint venture with Brilliance Automotive – BMW Brilliance – and will be supporting production there but will also be available for aftermarket logistics and it will also be supporting customers from other industries said the company.
“The completion of the Shenyang Logistics Center is the culmination of years of planning and execution. It is another important milestone for us as a leading logistics provider in China, further manifesting our growing footprint in the world’s largest automotive market”, said Thomas Sørensen, CEO North/Central China, Schenker China Ltd., at the opening ceremony in Shenyang.