Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has opened a new, state-of-the-art warehouse for contract logistics in Kerpen, Germany. The approx. 9,000 m² central warehouse near cologne is operated exclusively for the globally active Walterscheid Powertrain Group (WPG), for which Hellmann has been active since 2013. All 22 service centers in Europe and all customers of the Walterscheid Powertrain Group worldwide are supplied with spare parts from the new central warehouse in the logistics park “Log Plaza Wankelstraße”. In addition to central warehouse logistics, the order also includes value-added services, such as handling production orders and pre-packaging of incoming goods.
WPG is a global supplier of power management products, systems and service solutions to the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway products such as agricultural machinery and industrial equipment. With the contract extension, Hellmann, as a full-service logistics provider, is now centrally implementing the logistics for the entire Walterscheid Powertrain Group.
“We are delighted to have found in Hellmann Worldwide Logistics a global player that covers the entire range of logistics services we require. The dynamic team has already convinced us in the past with its solution-oriented approach, which responds to our individual process requirements. With today’s opening of our central warehouse in the Cologne metropolitan region, we are therefore looking to the future with confidence.”Wolfgang Lemser, CEO Walterscheid Powertrain Grou
“For Hellmann, the Walterscheid Powertrain Group is an important customer in both contract and spare parts logistics, with whom we are pleased to be on a growth course. The new central warehouse in Cologne/Kerpen meets the latest standards at all levels, and we will continue to drive our growth in the region from here.”Robert Bommers, COO Contract Logistics Hellmann Worldwide Logistics.
About Walterscheid Powertrain Group
Walterscheid Powertrain Group is a global provider of connected and smart powertrain solutions and complete in-service support for the world’s leading off-highway and industrial equipment manufacturers. The firm continuously develops new technologies and customer solutions which deliver efficiency in the agriculture, construction, mining, utility vehicle, and industrial markets and offers through life services for all powertrain products and systems between power source and power applied. With its global platform across 4 continents, Walterscheid Powertrain Group is the technology partner and innovation leader to the global leading OEMs. This together with a comprehensive aftermarket and service offering positions the group for above market long term growth.