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syncreon specializes in the design and operation of supply chain solutions for automotive and technology customers.

Who We Are

syncreon optimizes our customers’ supply chains by providing tailored, progressive and scalable solutions which reduce costs and improve performance. We partner with customers to provide specialized logistics, operational excellence, value added services and opportunities for employees and shareholders.

Company History

syncreon was formed in January 2007 when Walsh Western International (WWI) and TDS Logistics, both leaders in their respective areas of global supply chain management, joined forces to establish a new company.

syn·er·gy [sin-er-jee]

The creation of a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts.   The term synergy comes from the Greek word synergos; meaning "working together".

cre·on [kree-on]

Leader or ruler.
The word is a Latin form of the ancient Greek word Kreon.

syn·cre·on [sin-kree-on]

The unified effort of leaders.

What We Do

syncreon provides tailored, scalable and progressive 3PL and 4PL solutions that adapt as the industry and marketplace evolves. As a global company, syncreon has 100+ locations and 14,000+ employees worldwide.

For over 60 years we have added significant value to our customers’ operations through our services in:
  • Warehouse Management
  • Export Packing
  • Reverse & Repair
  • Aftermarket
  • Transport Management
  • Sequencing
  • Inbound To Manufacturing
  • Fulfillment

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Our Customers

We strive to create long standing partnerships with our customers by focusing on your individual needs. We work with you to evaluate your unique challenges and provide customized solutions that empower you to drive outcomes and meet your goals.

Our customers are all located in either the automotive or technology industries. Our dedication to the automotive industry has earned us direct experience with premier automotive brands.

The following global premier Automotive and Technology brands are a sample of some of the customers in our portfolio. If you would like to learn more about how syncreon can serve your supply chain needs, please contact us.

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  • Agilent
  • Audi
  • Avaya
  • Bio-medical research
  • BMW
  • Canon
  • Daimler
  • Dell
  • FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles)
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors
  • Harley Davidson
  • IBM
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Lexmark
  • Mahle
  • Medion
  • NCR
  • PACCAR – Kenworth & Peterbilt
  • Samsung
  • Toledo Mold & Die
  • T-Systems
  • Wincor|Nixdorf
  • Volkswagen Group
  • Yazaki

Testimonials

"syncreon is good at responding to difficult situations and willing to work as one team. "

- Automotive OEM Operations Manager

"We have recently selected syncreon again over a few large providers because of their flexible, process-oriented approach and because senior management is only a phone call away - you don’t get that with other larger 3PLs."

- syncreon Customer

"syncreon is very strong at re-engineering processes to meet client needs, and this is coupled with a clear internal vision on how to run their systems and processes."

- Technology Customer

"For me, the test would be would I give them more business? Absolutely! They are completely trustworthy; I have had the best experience with syncreon from all the providers I have worked with."

- Automotive Customer

"It is important for us to have our systems delivered and installed to the highest standards. We work closely with syncreon as part of achieving these levels through their one stop service offering. They provide highly skilled teams, reliability, and flexibility all of which contribute to our customer’s satisfaction."

- Matt Laernoes | GLORY, Supply Chain Manager Germany

Our
Core
Values

Transparency

We deliver what we say. What you hear is what you get.

Integrity

We do what we say we are going to do. We take responsibility for our choices. We don’t make excuses.

Teamwork

We have a culture of trust and support among our global team.

Entrepreneurship

We support innovation, initiative and calculated risk-taking.

Achievement

We get things done and have a “can do” attitude.

Family

We have a culture of trust and support among our global team.

No Politics, No Drama

We are honest and straightforward.

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Six Sigma & Business Process Improvement (BPI)

Our Six Sigma and BPI processes are designed to increase operational efficiencies and eliminate waste. These processes allow us to meet competitive cost challenges and create customer value while maintaining our commitment to the highest quality.

Quality Standards

syncreon is committed to attaining certification that meets or exceeds our customer requirements.

Environmental impact is a significant consideration at all of our facilities. We regularly collect and monitor the source, content, quantity and disposition of the materials we use. syncreon is proud to have no environmental infractions.

Our established facilities are registered (or in process of certification) to ISO 9001 or ISO/TS 16949.

Other standards include:

  • Health & Safety – ISO 45001
  • Environmental – ISO 14001
  • Security – TAPA
  • Customer Specific – Q1 Award, VDA 6.1

Awards & Recognition

We are recognized by customers and industry analysts for
delivering superior service. Highlights of syncreon’s awards:

  • #1 Ranked Global Logistic Supplier (Dell)
  • America’s Top 10 Specialized Service 3PLs (Global Trade Magazine)
  • Best Logistics Supplier of 2012 (GM Brazil)
  • Europe 3PL – Visionary Company (Gartner Europe 3PL Magic Quadrant)
  • Galway Supplier Achievement Award ( Boston Scientific)
  • North America 3PL – Visionary Company (Gartner NA 3PL Magic Quadrant)
  • North America’s 50 Most Successful 3PLs (SupplyChainBrain)
  • Overall Logistics & Transport Excellence Award (Irish Logistics & Transport Awards)
  • Supplier of the Year (Chrysler Group – FCA)
  • Supply Chain Excellence Award   (Irish Supply Chain Conference)
  • Top 100 Global 3PL Provider   (Inbound Logistics Magazine)
  • Top 20 3PL Warehousing companies   (Modern Materials Handling)
  • Top 25 Warehousing Firm (Transport Topics News)
  • Top 40 North American 3PLs  (Logistics Quarterly magazine)
  • Top 50 US 3PL (Armstrong & Associates)
  • Transport Company of the Year (Irish Logistics & Transport Awards)

Board of Directors

Company History

  • pre-2007

    Walsh Western, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, was a leading contract logistics provider serving technology customers for over 40 years.

    TDS Logistics, headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA, was a successful contract logistics company serving automotive customers for over 65 years.

  • 2007

    Walsh Western acquires TDS Logistics to form syncreon, headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA.

  • 2009

    GenNx360 provides an initial equity investment. syncreon acquires NAL Worldwide, expanding its North American footprint and gaining Telecom expertise.

  • 2011

    syncreon acquires Compuspar Group, a company with Reverse Logistics expertise, high-tech customer base and global footprint. GenNx360 acquires a controlling stake in syncreon.

  • 2013

    Centerbridge Partners makes a substantial minority investment in syncreon as part of a recapitalization.

  • 2019

    Investment partners inject further investment to launch our 20PLAN21 growth strategy