Wednesday 18th Sep 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

Sertec picks Amco to manage logistics network

Automotive components manufacturer Sertec has awarded Amco a contract to manage its logistics network and transport requirements.

Amco will have a dedicated transport planning team in the 145,000 sq ft Sertec Logistics Centre at Hams Hall, to manage transport flow between Sertec’s five manufacturing facilities in the midlands.

The Amco Logistics Centre in Worcester, will manage the transport and logistics requirement using Amco’s own fleet of vehicles, to distribute across the UK and Europe for Sertec manufacturing.

Sertec logistics centre.

Founded in 1962, Sertec is a specialist manufacturer of automotive components in aluminium and steel. It operates from ten locations and turns over more than £256m.

The company has six manufacturing sites, and a Logistics Hub in the UK, plus a manufacturing site based in Germany and another in Hungary and a tooling operation in China.

Head of purchasing Jon Bramham said: “ We are delighted to formalise our partnership and contract with Amco. They are a professional logistics and transport partner with the extensive automotive experience and knowledge that we need to manage our logistics, leaving our Sertec teams to focus on core skills and competencies and concentrate on manufacturing and business development’.