Thyssenkrupp Elevator Sets up its First Central Warehouse in India

Located in Pune, the spare parts warehouse will cater to both domestic and neighbouring markets including Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

Thyssenkrupp Elevator announced the launch of its first central spare parts warehouse in Pune, India. The new-state-of-the art warehouse will further improve services for customers operating in domestic and neighboring country’s market. The central warehouse will support field requirements including imports and inventory control.

Furthermore, as part of group’s global spare parts business excellence initiative, additional central storage points worldwide will be launched across different continents.

“As a single management and storage point, Indian Technological Warehouse in Chakan, Pune aims at maintaining total availability of all spare parts for their operators, optimizing their logistics through analysis and processing of data collected in real time. The warehouse operations will later be integrated with ERP Warehouse Management model for optimized inventory management and logistics processes”, said Mr. Manish Mehan, CEO, thyssenkrupp Elevator (India).

The setup of the warehouse would enable round-the-clock availability of elevator spare parts in South-East Asia. With a total surface area of 10,000 sq. ft., the new warehouse in Pune holds up to over 5000 different parts and components for maintenance service. In addition, it has the capacity to handle more than 10,000 orders per year.

“With this new project thyssenkrupp aims to reduce the environmental impact and promote a more sustainable supply chain. thyssenkrupp Elevator promotes interoperability and efficiency by eliminating an unnecessary number of journeys for the shipment of components”, concluded Mr. Mehan.

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