Gulf Oil to use Mahindra Logistics to strengthen its supply chain

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 11 Feb 2019

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Gulf Oil Lubricants India (Gulf Oil), a leading lubricant manufacturing and marketing company in India has announced its association with Mahindra Logistics (MLL), one of India’s largest 3PL solution providers, to strengthen its supply chain and to implement its post GST supply chain consolidation strategy, which is focused on achieving efficiencies in total cost.

As part of this association, a Central Distribution Centre (CDC) has been set up in Chennai with Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) to serve the entire product portfolio of Gulf Oil. The lubricant maker says MLL is the first 3PL company to work with Gulf Oil and will handle this fully compliant warehouse, the first CDC of its kind for them. Gulf Oil has plans to open similar large format warehouses, across the country soon.

Pirojshaw Sarkari, CEO, Mahindra Logistics, said, “We are happy to be part of Gulf Oil’s expansion and growth story. Technology-driven, unrivalled logistics solutions is what this association is about. We are certain that our unparalleled dedication and efforts will add value to Gulf Oil and will enable them to achieve the desired cost efficiency and more importantly, for their products to reach the end-user, on time.”

Ravi Chawla, managing director, Gulf Oil Lubricants said, “Logistics is a key service differentiator for efficient and on-time delivery, in a cost-effective manner to end users. The main objective of this partnership is to ensure a robust yet compact distribution system, which will give operational advantage and meet customer demand in totality. Through this partnership, we will be able to save on warehousing costs, minimise stocks, free up the working capital and save on freight cost. Mahindra Logistics’ proven expertise and flexibility to meet future growth objectives at optimal cost will help us serve our customers in an efficient and timely manner.”