Metso plan to centralize European warehouse operations
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 11:53
Company initiates consultations as part of global distribution and logistics footprint development
METSO have initiated consultations to evaluate the potential centralization of their warehousing operations in Europe, as part of the company’s global distribution and logistics footprint development.
‘Our target is to enable world-class logistics with easy scalability of operations,’ explained Jarkko Aro, senior vice-president for customer logistics at Metso. ‘Flexible, state-of-the-art warehouse operations would allow orders to be collected and dispatched to customers directly from central warehouses. It would also enable considerable savings in end-to-end freight costs and reduced CO2 emissions.’
During the consultations, Metso will evaluate the different options related to the continuation of their current warehouse operations in nine locations in Norway, Sweden, the UK, France, Spain, Czech Republic, Turkey and Russia. The consultations affect approximately 40 employees and are related only to the warehouse operations.