Mopar Virginia PDC Awarded Bronze Status in World Class Logistics

Posted on 01. Dec, 2018 by in Chrysler Canada

November 30, 2018

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

The Mopar Parts Distribution Center (PDC) in Winchester, Virginia, recently perceived presentation that a trickery has warranted Bronze standing in a prestigious World Class Logistics (WCL) program, that recognizes comforts that grasp set technical and managerial pillars in shortening rubbish and improving quality.
The Mopar Winchester PDC is a second FCA placement section in North America to accept WCL Bronze standing honors, and only a third worldwide to acquire a prestigious honor. Earlier this year, a Center Line PDC, located in Metro Detroit, warranted WCL Bronze turn recognition.

The WCL methodology provides a blueprint, regulating 10 technical and 10 managerial pivotal metrics, for FCA placement operations to follow in sequence to duty some-more well and cost effectively.

“At Mopar, we reason ourselves to a top standards and we are intensely unapproachable of a employees during a Winchester PDC who contributed to reaching WCL Bronze status,” pronounced Steve Beahm, Head of Parts Service (Mopar) and Passenger Car Brands, FCA – North America. “Including a Center Line trickery in Michigan, this is a second Mopar PDC in 6 months to acquire WCL Bronze recognition, that is explanation of a joining to delivering a many prolific tools placement processes to improved offer a dealers and customers.”
The Winchester, Virginia, PDC perceived a WCL Bronze Award following a two-day review conducted by Thomasz Gebka, Lead Auditor and Plant Manager during Belvidere (Illinois) Assembly, along with co-auditor May-Leng Yau-Patterson, Head of Mexico World Class Manufacturing (WCM) Operations.

The Winchester trickery has been means to revoke doing costs by continual alleviation projects and effectively expand a systematic pillars of Safety, Workplace Organization, Autonomous Maintenance, Professional Maintenance and Logistics Customer Service, distant surpassing a WCL Bronze turn criteria of 30 percent extension. The Winchester PDC was also ranked high in benchmarking metrics in regards to a peculiarity of room tools “picking.”
The Winchester PDC, that non-stop in 2017, demonstrated fast course in earning WCL Bronze status. The discerning approval was interjection in a vast tools to efforts undertaken during a construction and growth proviso of a PDC to safeguard it was designed to accommodate WCL technical and managerial pillars.
The 400,000-plus-square-foot Winchester PDC represents some-more than 70 jobs over dual shifts. The trickery rubbed 386,951 inbound tasks and 2,066,681 outbound tasks final year alone. The Winchester plcae was one of dual new Parts Distribution Centers non-stop in a U.S. in 2017, encompassing a total investment of $22.6 million by FCA US.

The Mopar tellurian network includes some-more than 50 PDCs around a world. The ancestral Fiat plant in Rivalta, located nearby Turin in Italy, was recently announced as a designed site of a Mopar PDC portion Europe, a Middle East, Africa (EMEA) and additional universe markets.
About Mopar
Mopar (a elementary contraction of a difference MOtor and PARts) is a service, tools and customer-care code for FCA vehicles around a globe. Born in 1937 as a name of a line of antifreeze products, a Mopar code has developed over some-more than 80 years to paint both finish caring and authentic opening for owners and enthusiasts worldwide.

Mopar done a symbol in a 1960s during a muscle-car era, with Mopar Performance Parts to raise speed and doing for both highway and racing use, and stretched to embody technical use and patron support. Today, a Mopar brand’s tellurian strech distributes some-more than 500,000 tools and accessories in over 150 markets around a world. With some-more than 50 tools placement centers and 25 patron hit centers globally, Mopar integrates service, tools and customer-care operations in sequence to raise patron and play support worldwide.

Mopar is a source for genuine tools and accessories for all FCA US LLC car brands. Mopar tools are engineered together with a same teams that emanate factory-authorized specifications for FCA vehicles, charity a approach tie that no other aftermarket tools association can provide. Complete information on a Mopar code is accessible at

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