Manitou opens India centre
By Euan Youdale18 September 2023
Manitou Group has inaugurated a new spare parts logistics centre in Greater Noida, India.
The new facility, which is the company’s eighth logistics centre globally, meets the group’s ambitions to develop its production and distribution activities in this region over the coming years.
Located on the outskirts of New Delhi, the spare parts stocked in this warehouse will be dedicated to the maintenance of machines manufactured at Manitou’s Indian plant, also located in Greater Noida. They will be shipped mainly to Asia, but also to South America and Africa, where Indian-made compact track loaders, telehandlers and backhoe loaders are distributed.
The location’s new logistics centrr has quadrupled in size to over 8,300 square metres, enabling the company to ship 90,000 order lines a year at maximum capacity. To ensure quality of service, 40 employees will work in shifts at the new facility. Launched in January 2023, the project was completed in
Started in January this year the facility has taken less than a year to complete. Pierre-Yves Malgogne, vice president of the spare parts business unit, said, “This new logistics centre will enable us to continue improving the service we provide to our customers in this region, where the group has great ambitions. This warehouse will also benefit from the process and flow management standards already in place in our other logistics centres, to optimise the safety of our employees and carriers.”