September 22, 2014
Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS inaugurates new logistics center
Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS, center of excellence for aerospace air management systems within the Liebherr Group of Companies, has added a new logistics center to the infrastructure of its site in Toulouse (France). Many guests, including representatives from institutions and industry, were present at the inauguration ceremony on September 19, 2014. The new logistics center, which represents an investment of €11.5 million, houses all functions of the supply chain on 6,300 m² of floor space – incoming goods, incoming goods inspection, stores, outgoing goods inspection and shipping. Also, the building provides office space for purchasing, supplier quality control and other logistics support functions as well as for sales administration. Outfitted with the latest technologies, the logistics center is able to process 130,000 components and several hundred thousand spare parts annually, thus meeting the highest requirements of quality, traceability and on-time delivery. Moreover, the building is made of materials that meet the highest standards of thermal performance, and water solar energy is used to heat water. With its new facility, Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS is not only responding to growth in its markets, but also to increasing customer demands regarding industrial performance.