January 31, 2024 – in its continuous effort to introduce the brands into the country with strong aftersales support from Day 1, Omoda and Jaecoo Philippines forges ties with worldwide logistics giant DB Schenker. An MOU signing commenced between OMODA and JAECOO Philippines Country Director Marco Chen, and DB Schenker Cluster Heads (PH-ID Cluster) Ms. Elaine Dimayuga and Ms. Irma Diaz Guevara. Together, the two parties aim to deliver more efficient and convenient automobile logistics services for Omoda and Jaecoo customers in the Philippines.
DB Schenker, a global company with a history of 150 years, has been dedicated to the automotive sector in the Philippines for over 15 years, with extensive experience and abundant resources in the transportation and storage of automotive and other bulk goods. Currently, it operates over 100 state-of-the-art warehouses in the country, offering a total warehousing space exceeding 280,000 square meters. Coupled with a workforce of more than 2,300 qualified logistics professionals, it is well positioned to provide OMODA and JAECOO PH and its customers professional and premium consumer experiences.
Certified with the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program, DB Schenker possesses exceptional expertise in global supply chain management. The C-TPAT is a voluntary supply chain security program led by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) focused on improving the security of private companies' supply chains. Through the establishment of documented processes to identify and mitigate risks throughout the international supply chain, DB Schenker effectively expedites the handling of goods and simplifies customs inspection procedures. These measures not only improve overall efficiency but also provide customers with smoother and more convenient logistics services.
In the coming years, OMODA and JAECOO will work with DB Schenker to optimize customs clearance processes, improve warehouse management efficiency, and provide integrated transportation services. Through this strategic propeller, they seek to improve the quality of logistics services, cater to the diverse demands of Filipino consumers, and create a more robust logistics ecosystem by optimizing allocation of resources and giving full play to their respective strengths in the upstream and downstream of the industry chain. For the Omoda and Jaecoo customers, this means optimized timing of parts delivery, ensuring that no order is left untracked, and that all deliveries are made at the quickest possible time. Lastly, this cooperation also represents a crucial initiative for OMODA and JAECOO in respond to the new trend of green, low-carbon, and intelligent logistics development across the globe, and to foster deep integration in areas such as digitization and new energy.
In 2023, the automotive industry experienced a huge boost, performing above 400,000 units in sales. With the Philippines being a strong market in the ASEAN region, OMODA and JAECOO will be heavily esting in the country, bringing users diverse mobility options and high-quality services. As early as November last year, OMODA and JAECOO signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with BDO, the largest bank in the Philippines, reaching a consensus on driving the innovation and development of automotive finance in the country. Following that, the partnership with DB Schenker in logistics and warehousing further expands their presence in the Philippine market, fortifying their promise to establish a strong subsidiary in the country.
Looking ahead, OMODA and JAECOO Philippines is set to work with DB Schenker in the Philippines to strive for an enhanced quality and competitiveness of their logistics services. This collaboration should usher better services to Filipino consumers and strengthen the incoming presence of OMODA and JAECOO in the Philippines.