DHL Supply Chain (Finland) Oy has been chosen as Finnair Technical Services’ partner to manage warehousing services. The partnership will start between the spring and June 2022, the latest, when DHL Supply Chain will assume responsibility for the services from Finnair’s current logistics service provider. At the same time, some 40 employees currently working on the contract will be transferred to DHL Supply Chain.
DHL will take care of the handling, warehousing and packaging of spare parts and maintenance materials for Finnair Technical Services. The agreement also covers the management of special waste generated in aircraft maintenance and support operations connected with the service.
DHL Supply Chain has many years of experience and expertise in similar logistic projects. The ability to develop operations further and create added value for customers is based on clear processes and development plans, an internationally standardized management system and commitment to sustainability and environmentally friendly values.
“Warehouse service performance and spare parts availability are critical in aircraft maintenance. At the same time, continuous development of operations in a changing environment is very important to us. We see DHL Supply Chain as a partner offering added value to us thanks to its strong, global logistics expertise,” says Tony Veevo, Manager for Logistics and Support at Finnair Technical Services.
“We are proud to collaborate with a world-class company like Finnair. DHL Supply Chain will provide Finnair Technical Services with best-in-class practices and approaches of the global contract logistics industry. The focus on safety, people, quality and sustainability is an integral part of our company culture and will bring Finnair added value, continuous development and reliability within our partnership. It is a great pleasure to become part of Finnair’s blue and white success story”, says Antti Saarinen, Area Director Finland, DHL Supply Chain.
DHL Supply Chain provides its customers with extensive logistics and data management solutions for their supply chain management and operations, with a focus on sustainability and quality. A global network of supply chain specialists and strong local expertise are among the company’s key capabilities. In Finland, DHL Supply Chain employs some 400 logistics professionals at its logistics centers and warehouses and in-house logistics on customers’ premises.