Contract Logistics - the concept

Everything in one place

The multi-user warehouse in Thuringia, which will be completed in spring 2018, is the heart of Berger Contract Logistics. This logistics centre is built and certified according to the gold standard from the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB).

Maximum efficiency and green logistics – made possible by high quality construction with a fully thought out sustainability concept. In Erfurt – in a central location in Europe - in the middle of Germany, three state-of-the-art storage units have sprung up across an area of nearly 100,000 m2 – a multi-functional centre – paired with locational advantages and ideal transport connection - which allow for professional and efficient handling of all logistics services for our customers. Tasks are best completed where in-depth knowledge and experience are available. As an industry specialist, we have comprehensive market expertise and the ideal infrastructure for complete support of a customised logistics process which integrates seamlessly into your value chain.

Leave the customs documentation, warehousing and just-in-time deliveries to us! Our range of services stretches from the initial process analysis through to development, implementation and fulfilment of your logistics needs. We also undertake the management and execution of global delivery planning and transport organisation for in and outbound for you. A standardised warehouse management system with a linked transport planning tool keeps the logistics process streamlined and efficient.

 

 

 

Take advantage of a wide range of benefits with Berger Contract Logistics:

  • Expert know-how with in-depth industry and market expertise
  • Modern multi-user warehouse in central Germany
  • Locational benefits with ideal transport connections
  • Process optimisation and volume bundling
  • Integrated provision of value added services
  • Focus on sustainability and green logistics
  • 24/7 monitoring (video surveillance, alarm system)
  • Certified in accordance with the IFS and Bio standard

With our all-inclusive package, you can concentrate your focus and your resources still more on the actual core activities of your company.

For more information, simply use our enquiry form.


Service components

Warehousing

Cost efficiency is the priority. Your company saves time, space and costs when you entrust your warehousing and the associated services to us. We handle the entire range of services for you – from goods receiving through packaging to shipping, including management of returns.

 

 

 

You can gladly leave the following services associated with warehousing to us. We take care of your requirements for you efficiently, reliably and tailored to suit you:

  • Order management
  • Incoming goods inspection
  • Storage of goods
  • Order picking and packaging
  • Packing activities
  • Outgoing goods inspection
  • Change & non-conformity management
  • Constant & proactive management using key indicators
  • Processing of returns
  • Inventory management
  • Supplier-controlled inventory management

Value added services

In order to round out our service portfolio, we provide you with a broad range of additional operative and administrative services. Our employees – specialists in your field – handle your tasks quickly and competently.

 

 

 

Our value added services allow you to carry out targeted optimisation of additional logistics requirements:

  • Performance of quality controls
  • Construction and fitting of displays, discounter trays, stands and collapsible boxes
  • Set assembly, shrink wrapping
  • Assembly and dismantling work
  • Labelling, pricing of goods
  • Sorting and repacking work, sleeve fitting
  • Application of marketing and communication tools to the product (neck-hangers, assembly of promotional packages, etc.)
  • Neutralisation of packages and documents
  • Generation of customer-specific shipping documents
  • Procurement, arrangement of packaging materials
  • Customs and excise duty handling

Transport logistics

Better Berger: for more than 50 years, we have been ensuring that your goods arrive better – by road and rail, by sea and by air. Our experts have many years of intensive industry experience and develop individual, customised transport and logistics solutions together with you.


Employees and management

We employ over 200 staff at our company. The executive management is performed by a dual leadership and the business operations are managed by four area managers. They are not limited to their management roles, but instead actively participate in the day-to-day business. This allows them to always remain close to the core business.

 

 

 


Contract Logistics powered by Berger logistics

Your benefits at a glance

Our combination of experienced logistics experts, coordinated logistics processes and standardised IT systems, supplemented by a modern multi-user warehouse with optimal transport connection guarantees you and your demanding customers the maximum possible efficiency, flexibility, transparency and cost management.

 

Entrust your logistics tasks to our specialists - the benefits for you are clear:

  • Extensive network
  • Broad spectrum of experience and knowledge
  • Process management throughout the supply chain
  • Integrated data flow from the goods supply through the warehouse to the customer
  • Open and collaboration-capable IT systems
  • High productivity and quality thanks to the use of state-of-the-art order picking technologies
  • Variable additional capacities and cost structures
  • Optimisation of the inventory and costs
  • Visibility of and ability to influence the inventory
  • Increase focus on your core business

Erfurt-Stotternheim location

Figures and facts

  • Execution in accordance with the DGNB gold standard
  • Operating area: 97,000 m²
  • Logistics centre - 3 storage units: 30,500 m²
  • Storage area for value added services
  • 30 docking gates
  • Office: 1,100 m²