JCL Logistics: added value in transport for their top customer Alpla

Trailer trucks in Alpla’s design are a visible sign of the expanded logistics partnership between the two companies

JCL Logistics: added value in transport for their top customer Alpla

JCL Logistics and Alpla, an international packaging company, have been working together for around 20 years. Since the beginning of 2018, several JCL trucks have been presenting the new Alpla design. The state-of-the-art vehicles transport goods directly to the factories of Alpla customers every day, wrapped in strikingly modern bottle designs.

“With JCL Logistics, we have had a logistics partner for many years, who optimally supports us with their experience and know-how. This step is another milestone in our cooperation,” explains Alexander Kocar, Alpla’s logistics manager.

The core business of Alpla Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Co. KG is the design development and production of plastic bottles, closures and packaging systems. Founded in 1955, the company employs 19,300 people at 176 locations in 45 countries on 4 continents.

At the location in Fußach, Vorarlberg, Alpla relies entirely on the logistics expertise of JCL Logistics. The range of services includes the outsourcing of finished products from the automated high-bay warehouse with 16,500 pallet spaces as well as the organisation and implementation of the associated transport services – including empties and returns management. The volume amounts to 8,000 transport orders with 74,000 tonnes per year.

Gerhard Gau, Head of Road Austria at JCL Logistics, emphasised on the opportunities and requirements of transport logistics and the increasing complexity of customer needs: “Reliability, product knowledge and continuity are the basis and essential factors of our successful cooperation with Alpla. Thanks to the precise knowledge of the industry and its framework conditions, we offer transport solutions that are characterised by high efficiency and saving resources”.

Headquartered in Zug (Switzerland), JCL Logistics offers comprehensive solutions in the areas of road, rail, air & ocean, contract logistics and warehouse management under the product name “Plus +”. With around 40 locations and 1,500 employees worldwide, the company claims to make every trading venue accessible “just in time”.

www.alpla.com; www.jcl-logistics.com