3rd Party Logistics

Where customers’ designs call for the assembly of a wide range of manufactured components, they can conclude that managing the storage and kitting of parts and the associated logistics is not their core competence and want to outsource these activities to a 3rd party.

thyssenkrupp Aerospace has many years’ experience in delivering this service with the following key characteristics:

  • Coordination of parts manufacturer deliveries
  • Storage of vendor or customer owned inventory
  • Kitting of parts
  • Delivery of kits to point of use

The benefits of this approach include:

  • The management of supply of a wide range of dissimilar products through a common process
  • The development of kit contents to meet the OEM’s needs
  • Just in time delivery of kits to the point of use on a consistent basis
  • The management of a large number of transactions which frees the OEM to focus on his core business
  • Reduced costs