GKN Freight Services

World class Logistics Solutions and Service Provider

We aim to deliver high value to GKN Driveline and its key suppliers through strategy alignment and strong business integration.

Our People

Our key differentiator is our people, their knowledge and understanding of the supply chain in which they operate

Closer collaboration improves savings

GKN Driveline Freight Services worked with the customer to deliver over $875,000 savings in 2017

At a glance

At a glance

GKN Freight Services acts as the Fourth Party Logistics Provider (4PL) for GKN Driveline and key strategic suppliers:

  • Key strategic suppliers
  • Use the buying power of GKN Driveline volumes
  • Access a broad range of subcontractors and carriers
  • Drive a value added agenda through development
  • Constant evaluation of costs through a dedicated procurement team
  • Regional Control Towers to drive best practice and operational excellence – Europe, Americas and Asia

Why choose GKN Freight Services

Why choose GKN Freight Services
Our Strategy:

  • Our key differentiator is our people, their knowledge and understanding of the supply chain in which they operate
  • Supporting our customers with logistics execution, consulting services and value-add solutions
  • Support our customers globally from our regional Control tower platforms
  • Cost efficiencies through procuring and managing world class logistics services

Our services

GKN Freight Services is passionate about delivering for our customers whether it be finished components or bulk raw materials. Our fantastic staff handle over 200,000 shipments a year, across all modes including:

  • VMI Platforms near to the plants
  • In-house customs expertise
  • Ability to consolidate volumes for multiple suppliers/GKN Driveline Plants
  • Network optimisation
  • Embedded systems between GKN Driveline Plants
  • End to end visibility through a single global system
  • Lead time management
Range of services
  • Global Multi-modal logistics execution including I2M platforms
  • Integrated procurement function
  • Network optimisation & modelling
  • Project management
  • Customs transactions and consultancy
Value add services
  • Centralised communication structure
  • Specialised and fully dedicated staff with expertise
  • High quality service through a centralised service team
  • Best in class processes
  • Global IT platform with full connectivity
  • Seamless visibility and control throughout the entire supply chain
Freight Services Control tower

Recruitment

Recruitment

GKN Freight Services is an end to end world class Logistics Solutions and Service Provider

We hire great people who have knowledge and understanding of the supply chain in which they operate

We support our customers with excellent logistics execution, consulting services and value add IT solutions

We support our customers globally from our regional Control Tower platforms in the USA, China and United Kingdom

We drive cost efficiency through active procurement and managing world class logistics services

If you think that you can contribute to our vision, we would love to hear from you.

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