Automotive

Sunland Automotive Solutions

Sunland understands the automotive industry and has had success in serving our automotive customers.

Key members of our management team have had extensive experience working both for automotive OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers. Our leadership, experience, lean focused operations, and systems capabilities makes us a valuable partner for your automotive operations.

Warehousing & Value-Added Services

We have a number of warehousing locations, all staffed with qualified talent. Offered value-added services include but aren’t limited to:

  • Foreign Trade Zone Availability
  • ISO 9001 Certified Operations
  • Reverse Logistics
  • Inspection
  • Relabeling
  • Repacking
  • Kitting
  • Sub-assembly
  • Process Design
  • Sperrlager Process
  • Complete Bank Build Management
  • Service Parts Management
  • Vendor Managed Inventory
Transportation

SUNTRANS LLC

We use SUNTRANS LLC, a South Carolina-based shuttle truck company, to offer our customers fast and reliable product delivery: 

  • Milk run services within a 100-mile radius
  • Responsive and flexible in adapting to schedule changes
  • Cost competitive
  • Drivers able to assist in loading & unloading

TMS Solutions

Through our partnership with LeanCor, Sunland provides technology to drive lean principles across your supply chain and place network visibility back into your hands. The following are some of the highlighted capabilities of our LeanCor TMS:

  • Transportation Bid Management
  • Carrier Qualification & Training
  • Inbound/Outbound Logistics Network Design
  • Carrier Selection & Load Tendering
  • Web-based TMS Visibility
  • Proactive Track & Trace
  • International Transportation Solutions
  • Issue Reporting & Escalation
  • Core Carrier Program
  • Carrier Scorecard Reporting
  • Carrier Performance Management
  • Freight Claim Management
  • Freight Bill Audit & Pay Management
Software & Technology

Sunland currently has direct EDI with BMW and is in the process of setting up direct EDI with additional OEMs. Between having direct EDI and FTZ accessibility, Sunland is able to provide valuable material planning services and cost-saving opportunities to our automotive customers.

Sunland’s Warehouse Management System (WMS) has direct EDI connectivity, this enables:

  • Forecasting
  • JIT Delivery
  • Sequencing
  • Material Planning

Sunland approaches systems solutions with careful review and a focus on enhancing your ability to make smart decisions by providing a clear and accurate picture of the status of your inventory. We have served our customers using a variety of WMS platforms. Whether it’s adopting your existing system or working through SAP connectivity, we offer multiple WMS solutions to fit your specific needs.

Our WMS capabilities include:

  • Real-time Visibility
  • Systems Integration
  • Communication Manager
  • Mobile Options
  • Data Export
  • KPI Dashboards
  • Enhanced Label Printing
  • Vendor Managed Inventory Solutions
Quality & Lean

Our team manages ISO 9001 certified operations and embraces the lean culture and principles established in the Toyota Production System. Sunland’s automotive industry experience and problem-solving culture makes us a 3PL partner with a valuable understanding of supply chain complexities in the automotive world and with the ability to provide innovative solutions.

QUALITY & INNOVATIONS PROGRAM

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