Gulf Oil partners with Mahindra Logistics to strengthen its supply chain, Auto News, ET Auto

Gulf Oil partners with Mahindra Logistics to strengthen its supply chain, Auto News, ET Auto
New Delhi: Automobile lubricant maker Gulf Oil Lubricants India on Monday announced its association with Mahindra Logistics Ltd. (MLL) to strengthen its supply chain and to implement its post GST supply chain consolidation strategy which is focused on achieving efficiencies in total cost.

Under the partnership, a Central Distribution Center (CDC) has been set up in Chennai with state-of-art Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) to serve the entire product portfolio of Gulf Oil. MLL is the first 3PL company to work with Gulf Oil and will handle this fully compliant warehouse, the first CDC of its kind for them. Gulf Oil has plans to open similar large format warehouses, across the country soon.

Ravi Chawla, Managing Director, Gulf Oil Lubricants said, “Logistics is a key service differentiator for efficient and on-time delivery, in a cost-effective manner to end users. The main objective of this partnership is to ensure a robust yet compact distribution system, which will give operational advantage and meet customer demand in totality. Through this partnership, we will be able to save on warehousing costs, minimize stocks, free up the working capital and save on freight cost. Mahindra Logistics’ proven expertise and flexibility to meet future growth objectives at optimal cost will help us serve our customers in an efficient and timely manner.”

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