Lotus Cars awards DHL Supply Chain five-year contract to manage its inbound-to-manufacture supply chain

DHL Supply Chain has been appointed by Lotus Cars to manage the car maker’s inbound-to-manufacturing warehousing and transport operations for the next five years.

Commencing operations in August 2021, DHL is responsible for planning all logistics movements, worldwide collection and tracking of parts, inventory management, picking, kitting and sequencing of products, and shunting from the DHL warehouse to the Lotus Advanced Performance Centre and headquarters in Hethel. This will support production of the newly revealed Emira sports car, in the all-new Lotus manufacturing facilities.

Matt Windle, Managing Director at Lotus Cars, and Mike Bristow, Managing Director, Manufacturing Logistics, DHL Supply Chain UKI, celebrate the new five-year contract at the world debut of the all-new Emira sports car.

DHL’s knowhow in designing Auto-Mobility supply chains and optimising ongoing operations were capabilities key to the award. 

Mike Bristow, Managing Director, Manufacturing Logistics UKI at DHL Supply Chain, added: “Lotus Cars is an iconic British brand with a strong heritage and an exciting future ahead. We’re proud to be working in close partnership to develop an agile and resilient supply chain, delivered by a passionate team who are committed to its long-term success.”

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