EvoBus SpareParts LogisticsCentre celebrates its tenth anniversary
- Opened in July 2007 in the Schwaighofen district of Neu-Ulm
- World's largest central store for bus parts
- The facility supplies over 650 service centres across Europe round-the-clock
Neu-Ulm – The SpareParts LogisticsCentre of EvoBus GmbH, the world's largest central store for bus parts, is celebrating its tenth anniversary. Since 2007, the facility, situated in the Schwaighofen district of Neu-Ulm, has supplied over 650 Omniplus service centres, warehouses, dealers and workshops with spareparts for the Setra and Mercedes-Benz brands – round-the-clock.
In an area of around 40 000 square metres, the SpareParts LogisticsCentre stocks over 130 000 spareparts and accessories in certified Omniplus quality. Up to 700 items a day leave the location, which employs around 400 people. In addition to an administration building, the centrepiece is the logistics building with incoming goods area, automatic small-parts store, manual store as well as areas for packing and loading. With its Europe-wide 24-hour delivery service, online connection to all service organisations and authorised workshops as well as its state-of-the-art electronic parts documentation systems, the Centre sets the benchmark in international stock management.
All the processes are controlled by a modern inventory management system to guarantee maximum availability of parts. In addition, the current shipping status of ordered parts can be accessed at any time.
First German industrial facility to receive award
In 2014, the "German Society for Sustainable Building" (DGNB) awarded its silver certificate to the SpareParts LogisticsCentre as Germany's first sustainable industrial facility. For this, the Centre in Neu-Ulm was inspected and rated on a total of 29 environmental, economic, sociocultural and technical criteria.
Over 650 authorised Omniplus service centres in Europe
Omniplus offers a comprehensive range of services for Mercedes-Benz and Setra buses and coaches. All in all, 500 Customer Services & Parts employees and more than 200 service outlets across Germany ensure high availability of buses and coaches right around the clock. With more than 650 authorised service centres, the brand offers the largest bus-specific service network in the whole of Europe. The employees of the Daimler Buses service brand also train bus and coach drivers all over Europe in driver safety, economic efficiency and driving proficiency.