Navistar International Corp. announced it has selected Menlo Worldwide Logistics, LLC, as its global lead logistics provider to support Navistar's global growth strategies as the company moves into new marketplaces.
Menlo will support Navistar's strategies to achieve world-class performance and a competitive cost structure in its global logistics network. The contract includes management of global transportation providers, regional warehouse management, lead time planning and net landed cost modeling.
Navistar said the outsourcing initiative represents a significant step forward for its plans to accelerate growth globally and speed the introduction of its products into new markets. Ed Melching, Navistar's director, Global Logistics said, “Effective logistics operations are based on superior processes and well-engineered supply chain practices. It's fundamental to supply chain velocity and a competitive cost structure. Menlo is an ideal partner for Navistar as we build a world-class logistics capability that will make us more profitable and enable us to better serve our customers.”
“We are very proud and excited to be selected for this highly strategic and mission-critical role supporting Navistar's business objectives,” said Robert L. Bianco, Jr., president of Menlo Worldwide Logistics. “It's clear that Navistar is determined to elevate their logistics and supply chain operations into a source of competitive advantage. The role of lead logistics provider is a tremendous opportunity for Menlo and we look forward to demonstrating the value of this engagement for Navistar and its customers.”