The service providers are following the big manufacturers: Rhenus Automotive has opened a logistics centre with finishing facilities for vehicle parts at the BMW site in Shenyang. The Holzwickede-based company plans to manufacture front and rear axles for the BMW plant in Dadong there. This is Rhenus Automotive’s first location in China. According to the company, the plant uses numerous concepts for the digitalization of industry (Industry 4.0). Rhenus is taking care of the procurement of all individual parts for production itself. In addition to the logistics center with final production, Rhenus has also opened an Asian holding company in Shanghai. The company is anticipating a further increase in car sales: “The current market entry was deliberately chosen because we expect a great deal of momentum in the next few years,” says Marcus Ewig, Managing Director of Rhenus. fin
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