Manheim Logistics and DHL Supply Chain Form Exclusive Collaboration to Create More Efficient Transportation Experience for Clients and Carriers

WESTERVILLE, Ohio and ATLANTA, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Manheim Logistics and DHL Supply Chain have formed an exclusive collaboration in a quest to transform the logistics experience for clients and carriers. As the Americas leader in contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, DHL Supply Chain will work with Manheim Logistics to develop a more holistic transportation management system that aims to give clients and carriers the most efficient and transparent transportation experience in the industry.

Together, Manheim Logistics and DHL Supply Chain aim to transform the five billion dollar B2B automotive transportation industry.

Between its Ready Logistics and Central Dispatch brands, Manheim Logistics facilitates approximately 10 million vehicle moves each year.  As Lead Logistics Provider, DHL Supply Chain will apply its logistics engineering expertise and advanced technology to create unmatched capabilities and further establish Manheim Logistics as the transportation partner of choice for dealers, commercial clients and carriers.

"The combination of our shared cultural values, vision for the future of automotive logistics, and complementary areas of expertise made DHL Supply Chain the perfect partner in our drive to simplify logistics for our clients," said Joe Kichler, vice president of Manheim Logistics. "Together, we can create capabilities that historically haven't been possible in the automotive space and substantially improve our quality, on time delivery, vehicle tracking and more."

Based on client feedback, Manheim Logistics laid out a bold strategy for the future, and this collaboration is designed to provide clients with the technology and support they need to thrive in a fast-changing market. Manheim Logistics will continue to work closely with clients and carriers while using DHL Supply Chain's advanced routing and technological capabilities. Dealers and commercial clients will be able to spend less time managing logistics details and focus on driving their businesses forward, while carriers will benefit from robust technology, optimized loads and a greater pipeline of productive jobs. 

DHL will use the company's Global Control Tower in Detroit and embedded logistics support teams across the U.S. to provide greater visibility on inventory flows and optimize vehicle moves. The company will also be integrating its transportation management system and in-house applications to provide more efficient and transparent shipping processes, support order management and vehicle verification, and provide an integrated user experience portal for shippers and operations personnel. 

"We are excited about the opportunity to work with Manheim, a proven leader in the automotive sector, and to jointly lay the foundations for further optimization and automation," said Jim Monkmeyer, President of Transportation, DHL Supply Chain North America. "By leveraging industry-leading resources including our Control Tower and suite of advanced technologies, we are confident that we can strengthen Manheim's commitment to offer transportation solutions with the reliability and flexibility that their customers desire."

Click here to learn more about DHL Supply Chain's portfolio of transportation solutions.

About DHL

DHL The logistics company for the world

DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. Our DHL divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, e-commerce shipping and fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management. With about 380,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects people and businesses securely and reliably, enabling global sustainable trade flows. With specialized solutions for growth markets and industries including technology, life sciences and healthcare, engineering, manufacturing & energy, auto-mobility and retail, DHL is decisively positioned as "The logistics company for the world".

DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group. The Group generated revenues of more than 63 billion euros in 2019. With sustainable business practices and a commitment to society and the environment, the Group makes a positive contribution to the world. Deutsche Post DHL Group aims to achieve zero-emissions logistics by 2050.

About Manheim
Manheim, the nation's leading provider of end-to-end wholesale vehicle solutions, is celebrating 75 years as an industry innovator, driving success for clients, the company, its employees and the industry. The dream of five men who auctioned off a handful of cars in 1945 from a single-lane location in Manheim, Pennsylvania launched a company that today offers 7 million used vehicles annually and facilitates transactions representing nearly $67 billion in value with the grit and determination of our team members. Through its physical, mobile and digital sales network, Manheim offers services for decisioning, buying and selling, floor planning, logistics, assurance and reconditioning. Operating the largest vehicle wholesale marketplace, Manheim provides clients with more efficient ways to connect and transact business how and when they want. Headquartered in Atlanta, Manheim is a Cox Automotive™ brand. For more information, visit http://press.manheim.com 

Joe Kichler, Vice President, Manheim Logistics

Jim Monkmeyer, President of Transportation, DHL Supply Chain North America

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