competitive/cost-conscious production environment, equipment end
users require close support, especially for system down situations.
Despite the single market, it can still be difficult to supply all
European locations from offshore facilities, especially in
situations where days count. It is not unusual for goods to arrive,
take time to clear customs and reach their final destination. To
overcome such logitistics complexities end-users may request local
stocking to support such eventuality. Often this means consignment
stocking, with significant cost implications if needed at several
different locations. The founders of The Spare Parts
Department .com have many years' experience in production critical
supply chain management; from establishing a spare parts supply
chain for an equipment manufacturer in 1994, which was able to
support a 'one day' delivery program to the UK from the east coast
of the USA to, more recently, providing on-call deliveries for a
major materials manufacturer.
conjunction with our logistics partners, we can provide centralised
European warehousing, and daily shipments to all European locations.
We can oversee in-bound deliveries, just-in-time customs
clearance and onward shipping to provide on-time customer delivery.
Our system also supports lot number tracking if product 'tracing' is
required. We can manage product stocking and supply chain management
through to local consignment stocks.
about our supply chain management experience. If you are looking to
establish a program in Europe, we are ready to help; if you already
have such a program installed then perhaps we can help you to
improve customer support, and reduce cost.