distribution center optimization

For this global industrial manufacturer of vehicles and engines, production depends on exceptional and reliable service throughout the supply chain. When the manufacturer was looking for a partner to manage its distribution centers, it sought a company familiar with the challenges of automobile supply chain management and decided on Penske Logistics. Penske has managed inventory in two of the manufacturer's facilities in Mexico since 2002.

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A distribution center is a warehouse facility that receives and temporarily holds inventory from manufacturing, then distributes those goods to the appropriate stores according to received orders. A distribution center is like a bridge between suppliers and customers and is a key part of the distribution chain. Because these centers typically handle such large quantities of inventory, they often stay up to date with the latest inventory technology to maintain organization.