Managing inbound logistics

No matter where in the world you are sourcing your parts, UTi Worldwide has the global network and presence to deliver and end-to-end supply chain solution that meets your quality standards. When you engage UTi, you work with the one provider who can manage your suppliers to ensure your inventory levels are optimized while your costs are contained.

One production platform, many markets

UTi understands that automakers are racing to keep up with demand and have switched to global vehicle platforms as a way to speed up production and remain cost competitive. To make this work, you need to maintain quality processes and keep visibility to parts whether at rest or in motion. UTi can provide complete visibility to balance stock orders and even into the point of failure before costly freight moves take place.

UTi can help you enter new markets because of the strength of our global network. We not only are knowledgeable in the complexity of automotive quality standards but the "ins and outs" of customs and trade regulations, such as global embargoes and anti-bribery rules. Using UTi mitigates the risk of non-compliance penalties. We have specialists in each market that knows global and local trade regulations; can identify the Free Trade Agreements or Free Trade Zone opportunities; and can help you utilize Duty Drawbacks.

Managing the cost of transportation

Any freight forwarder can help you ship from A to B. UTi has preferred status with many of the world's major airlines and ocean carriers. We will leverage our global and local relationships to your best advantage to manage cost and ensure you receive the service level you requested. We can design an engineered solution for each client to take advantage of rates, consolidation opportunities to optimize your freight costs.

A few of our key inbound logistics services include:

  • Airfreight forwarding
  • Ocean forwarding
  • Customs Brokerage
  • Control Tower
  • Consolidation/deconsolidation
  • Supplier management
  • Cross-docking
  • Transportation Management Systems

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