Friday 28th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

Car mat maker picks Yusen for sequencing service

Visscher Caravelle, which makes car mats, has chosen Yusen Logistics to handle the sequence picking and linefeed preparation service for product destined for the Jaguar XK and new F-Type models.

The operation involves receipt of bagged mat sets from Poland at Yusen’s Tamworth automotive centre. They are sequenced into lineside packaging ready for delivery into plant on a just-in-time basis.

Yusen’s IT system providing stock traceability and alert messaging in real time for the sequence picking and despatch operation.

The Tamworth operation was developed further to requests from first and second tier suppliers for decanting, cross-docking, stockholding and sequencing operations in readiness for line-feed into the assembly process on a just-in-time basis.