CEVA Logistics will connect critical supply chain elements in transmission production for Volkswagen’s global product line under a new three-year contract logistics agreement at the Córdoba Industrial Center for Volkswagen Argentina SA, a subsidiary of German automaker Volkswagen Group.
The CEVA team in Argentina will manage inbound logistics, direct the parts warehousing, control inventory line processes and part picks, and supply the parts to their point of use on the production line.
Volkswagen has operated production sites in Argentina since 1980, and the Córdoba facility represents one of VW’s most important facilities outside of Europe. The plant manufactures transmissions for a range of well-known models in the company’s range of models including Polo, Polo Vivo, T-Cross, Taigo, Ibiza, Arona, Gol, Voyage, Saveiro, Virtus, Nivus, Tiguan, Taigun, Kushaq, T-Roc, Caddy and transmission components for Transporter T6.
Global presence and capabilities enable local execution
As a leading global automotive and tire logistics provider, CEVA has extensive experience and capabilities to support VW’s operations. CEVA’s direct presence in all key manufacturing markets offers end-to-end solutions for automotive manufacturing and aftermarket services around the world. CEVA supports the VW Group with logistics services at other sites in Brazil, China, Germany, and the U.K.
The company’s solutions include inbound domestic and international transportation, air, ocean (short-sea and international), and rail Ro-Ro. The company can handle shipments from supplier to manufacturer, including aftermarket, finished vehicle, yard management, and transportation to dealers including eCommerce B2B.
Fabio Mendunekas, senior vice president of contract logistics in Latin America, CEVA Logistics, said: “VW is a global automotive leader, and the Córdoba site is a strategically important manufacturing facility for many of their models. Their trust in CEVA with this contract is a testament to our expertise and our range of automotive logistics solutions. Our long-standing relationship with and operational excellence for VW in Brazil supported their decision to expand our operations to Argentina. Our team is delighted to support this manufacturing facility with responsive logistics—all to help connect people around the world with their new VW.”