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Salzgitter, Germany, 2015/05/07 - Alstom opens a new logistics centre for the storage and management of components of rail vehicles in its Salzgitter site. This centre ensures optimum supply of the production areas within the factory - Alstom.com. FR0010220475; ALO
The new building has a modern and multifunctional design and features a centrally located crane system for handling heavy rail vehicle components. It also offers spaces for over 10.000 shelving. All these facilities optimise logistics processes and increase the cost effectiveness of the production supply process. The logistics centre is built on a plot covering 62,000 square metres and features 30,500 square metres of hall space.
“With this new logistics centre, Alstom is taking a decisive step in Germany by centralising its logistics activities in Salzgitter. It replaces the external warehouses used previously, thereby significantly optimising the material flows and transport routes and increase competitiveness”, says Didier Pfleger, Vice President of Alstom Transport for Germany and Austria.
Alstom (alstom.com) is a global leader in the world of power generation, power transmission and rail infrastructure and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies. Alstom builds the fastest train and the highest capacity automated metro in the world, provides turnkey integrated power plant solutions and associated services for a wide variety of energy sources, including hydro, nuclear, gas, coal and wind, and it offers a wide range of solutions for power transmission, with a focus on smart grids. The Group employs 93,000 people in around 100 countries. It had sales of over €20 billion and booked €21.5 billion in orders in 2013/14.
Contact: Justine Rohée - Alstom Transport
T: + 33(0)1 57 06 18 81 - E: justine.rohee[.]transport.alstom.com.