Henkel China has awarded Agility a five year contract to be the exclusive logistics partner for its mega hub project, “Project Dragon”.
The contract will start in 2013 and Agility will provide inbound logistics, warehousing of raw material and finished goods, production supply and clearance as well as outbound logistics.
Project Dragon is designed to streamline Henkel’s manufacturing in China to cover growth over the next ten years and to provide economies of scale in manufacturing and supply chain processes.
Patrick Westkamp, Asia Pacific leader for purchasing logistics at Henkel, said: “The early involvement of Agility is key to the success of Project Dragon, and will help ensure the best operational set-up.”
Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: laundry & home care, cosmetics/toiletries and adhesive technologies.