syncreon Operates Brazil DC for Hypertherm
syncreon has been selected by Hypertherm to operate a distribution centre (DC) in Cajamar, Brazil.
syncreon is providing services supporting distribution of Hypertherm’s high technology cutting equipment. These services include receiving, warehousing, picking & packing of finished goods, spare parts, and consumables in addition to transportation management. syncreon will receive and warehouse Hypertherm material from North America and subsequently deliver to a network of authorized partner distributors and systems integrators throughout Brazil. Factors that influenced Hypertherm’s selection included syncreon’s experience with the local market and technology products, its flexible operations and IT capabilities. Hypertherm hosted an inaugural event in November 2012 to celebrate their first DC in South America and the introduction of a new training center at their headquarters in Guarulhos, Brazil.
Hypertherm designs and manufactures advanced metal cutting products for use in a variety of industries such as shipbuilding, oil and gas, heavy equipment, structural steel, automotive and manufacturing. Their product line includes handheld and mechanized plasma cutters and consumables, CNC motion and height controls, CAD/CAM software, as well as laser and waterjet cutting products. Hypertherm products are trusted for fast, precision metal cutting and reliability that results in increased productivity and profitability for tens of thousands of businesses worldwide.
syncreon is a global provider of advanced supply chain services that can be tailored to create specific customized solutions for their customers. They offer a range of 3PL and 4PL services in an asset-light business model to provide specialized transportation, inbound, outbound, fulfilment, and aftermarket logistics services. These services are fully integrated into their customers’ supply chain and final end-client delivery. syncreon operates in over 20 countries, with more than 90 facilities, and approximately 12,000 employees.