Indian automobile industry has always been an encouraging platform for car manufacturers and always helped the dealers to witness significant hikes in their sale margin. While domestic vehicle manufacturers like Tata, Mahindra & Mahindra, and Maruti Suzuki have maintained a robust position in the market, foreign companies like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, Volkswagen, Chevrolet, and Lamborghini are also lagged no behind. And to strengthen this involvement in Indian sector more, Mercedes, the German conglomerate opens its new warehouse in India.
Mercedes-Benz, the king of luxurious cars already has maintained a stronger position in Indian and to give this popularity and availability a significant hike, the company has inaugurated its new storehouse in Pune, which is said to be the largest warehouse of the Japanese king in India.
Mercedes-Benz initiated the largest parts store in the luxury car industry while also setting up the company’s most major retail training academy in South Asia- the Mercedes-Benz Academy. The Parts Warehouse and the Mercedes-Benz Academy were inaugurated by Dr. Till Conrad, Head-Region Overseas, Mercedes-Benz Cars at Daimler AG and Roland Folger, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India.
Mercedes-Benz opened its biggest storeroom center in Pune, for improving the availability of the spare parts of its lavishing car models. Apart from this, the luxurious car maker also is reported to set up the Institute for the biggest retail training academy in South Asia-the Mercedes-Benz Academy. Dr. Till Conrad, Head-Region Overseas, Mercedes-Benz Cars with the presence of Daimler AG and Roland Folger, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India inaugurated both the Warehouse and the Mercedes-Benz Academy in Pune.
The Parts Warehouse is reported to spread over 16,500 Sq. Meters location and can oblige up to 44,000 parts. The warehouse is also said to be equipped with energy-saving LED lights for lessening the power consumption alongside the motion sensors. Moreover, there are also ten outbound docks for loading and transporting the parts, six inbound dockyards for unloading the parts and units. According to the company, this Pune-based warehouse will serve the both rare and common components of Mercedes models to more than 50 locations in India.
As reported by the official sources, Mercedes has made an investment of a whopping amount of Rs. 15 crores in its new warehouse. Positioned at the production facility in Chakan, near Pune, this largest powerhouse of the Mercedes-Benz has the capacity of containing more than 44, 000 parts at a time. The designing and investment of this warehouse is intended to liven up the functional competence and perk up the accessibility of Mercedes spare parts in India. Spread over 16, 500 sq.mt areas, this powerhouse of Mercedes is said to be the largest storeroom of the company in India.
Apart from the warehouse, Mercedes also inaugurate the educational academy for the retail training on Mercedes dealership. The institute is named as ‘Mercedes-Benz Academy’ and is reported to hold the capacity of comprising 225 people at a time for the training session.