June 16, 2011
Eurocopter inaugurates new global logistics center in southern France
The new Eurocopter Global Logistics facility was inaugurated on June 16th in southern France, marking a major milestone in the evolution of Eurocopter’s global integrated support network for customers and also providing improved internal logistics for the company’s production and industrial activities. Eurocopter Global Logistics is the cornerstone of Eurocopter’s worldwide logistics distribution system, which includes platforms in Donauwörth, Germany, Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, and Hong Kong as well as Customer Service Center in both Hong Kong and Dallas, Texas. Located at the Les Florides industrial park near Eurocopter’s production plant in Marignane, this 53,500-square meter facility houses more than 1.5 million parts, is staffed by some 750 employees and handles the delivery of more than 300,000 parts a year. It is a key element in the Eurocopter Group’s Vision 2020 program, which aims to ensure a highly reactive customer support and services network for operators of Eurocopter helicopters worldwide.