Spirit picks Yusen to support Airbus contract
Spirit AeroSystems has chosen Yusen Logistics to handle warehousing, inbound freight and onward distribution to one of its largest customers, Airbus.
Yusen will provide the platform for bespoke logistics solutions, providing inbound ocean and air freight solutions to Spirit’s UK hub for onwards delivery of key materials to Airbus’ final assembly lines in Broughton, Toulouse and Bremen. This will include the distribution of products such as smaller replacement parts up to larger wing panels.
“We believe we have the expertise to deliver tangible savings and significant benefits to their supply chain and our operational team has relished the challenge of optimising activities within this highly process driven environment and is already making good progress,” said Yusen Logistics commercial director Nick Rees.