Wärtsilä to Centralize Warehousing and Logistics of Spare Parts

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Wärtsilä is centralizing the spare parts logistics and by building a new spare parts distribution centre in the . A large and modern central warehouse is planned near the company's current service unit in the . Wärtsilä will invest approximately EUR 70 million in the new distribution centre. The investments will be spread over three years from 2008 to 2010. The intention is to outsource logistics and warehousing operations. 
Wärtsilä has seven product companies: in , , the , , , and . Today the product companies are responsible for the global logistics of their own product groups. By centralising these activities, customers will receive faster and more efficient service.
The new arrangements in different countries will affect approximately 550 employees and job assignments of many employees will change. There will be no lay-offs due to this rearrangement. The new operating model is planned to be fully implemented by 2011.

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