Logistics specialist DB Schenker South Africa has been chosen by aeronautical engineering company Aerosud as its logistics partner of choice. DB Schenker was chosen over 21 of the largest logistics service providers in the world.


According to Aerosud, DB Schenker was best positioned to support its current and future logistics requirements. Johan Steyn, Aerosud Aviation Managing Director, says that this is a powerful partnership that will ensure an efficient, reliable and cost effective solution to both inbound and outbound logistics for Aerosud. These are vital elements when it comes to Aerosud’s ability to remain competitive.

“Logistics can spell the difference between success and failure in business. That is why we put in a lot of time and effort to make sure that we partner with the best. DB Schenker redesigned systems to provide more effective support for our corporate strategies, and has taken steps to ensure continued appraisal of opportunities over the long run. They have provided our company with a distinct transport cost advantage over their chief competitor, which will enable us to compete in this international market,” he says.

Aerosud is the largest privately owned Aerospace manufacturing company in South Africa, supplying components to the major aircraft Original Equipment Manufacturers such as Boeing and Airbus. DB Schenker is the world’s second largest logistics service provider. 

“We are excited about our partnership with Aerosud Aviation, which advances our presence in the South African aerospace industry. We also have the opportunity to bring global best practice, from our worldwide aerospace logistics systems to South Africa in close co-operation with Aerosud,” says Denzil Nair, CEO of DB Schenker South Africa.   

Credit: Marris Consulting


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