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STRATEGIC WAREHOUSING STATE OF THE ART MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS EXCEPTIONAL TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL NETWORKS LAND, AIR AND SEA FREIGHT SERVICES SUPPORTING OUR VARIED GLOBAL CUSTOMER REQUIREMENTS

AMCO – LOGISTICS FOR YOUR WORLD T: +44 (0)1905 758 000 E: WORCESTER@AMCOSERVICES.CO.UK

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OUR LINKS WITH THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY WERE FORGED EARLY IN OUR HISTORY. AMCO SERVICES (MOTORSPORT) WAS INCORPORATED IN 1983, AND WAS ORIGINALLY A SPECIALIST SHIPPING AND FREIGHT AGENCY FOR THE MOTORSPORT INDUSTRY. ITS SISTER COMPANY AMCO SERVICES (UK) LIMITED, WAS FORMED TO HANDLE ALL OTHER GENERAL FREIGHT.

FOUNDED IN 1983, AMCO SERVICES INTERNATIONAL HAS PROVIDED RELIABLE, ECONOMIC GLOBAL LOGISTICS SERVICES ACROSS A WIDE RANGE OF INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL SECTORS FOR OVER 35 YEARS. WE OFFER • Warehousing - general and customs bonded • Transport including road, air, sea and rail • Time-critical services • Tooling and out of gauge movements across the globe • Logistics • Specialist sequencing • Packaging • Pick, pack despatch and e-fullfilment • Vehicle movements – both single and multiple vehicle transport • Consultancy • Implementation

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A PROVEN TRACK RECORD AMCO – RELIABLE, ECONOMIC UK AND INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS SERVICES Founded in 1983, AMCO Services (International) Limited has provided reliable, economic logistics services across a wide range of industrial and commercial sectors. Our highly experienced team also specialises in the supply of highquality sequencing and logistics services to the,Automotive, Engineering, Defence, Aerospace, Construction, Tech, FMCG and Industrial industries. These industries demand extremely high levels of service; accuracy, precision and the multimodal logistics services vital to their operations. AMCO has developed sophisticated and robust systems in order to satisfy customers demands and to deliver a full, integrated range of services to the highest standards possible. AMCO aims to provide reliable, fast logistics services with fixed costs. We achieve this through the use of ISO standard work processes, investment in technology and the employment of reliable transport, distribution and warehousing systems.

WE OFFER • ON TIME DELIVERY RATE OF 99.7% • 24/7 AND 365 DAYS A YEAR • OUR TEAM IS 160 GOOD PEOPLE STRONG • OUR TEAM SPEAK 13 LANGUAGES

The company has developed and established a proven reputation for adding value to our clients’ businesses, whilst remaining highly competitive by comparison with other recognised national and international suppliers.

THE AMCO FUTURE AMCO strives to retain its position at the forefront of logistics services by the incorporation of the latest developments in technology and by the use of new developments in logistics systems. The company continually reviews its processes in order to achieve maximum efficiency for its logistics systems. This is particularly critical for ‘process driven’ sectors such as defence, automotive , aerospace and FMCG. AMCO has a clearly defined strategic plan for growth and diversification both organically and through acquisition.

STATE OF THE ART MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS AND EXCEPTIONAL TRAVEL NETWORKS FOR LAND, AIR AND SEA FREIGHT SERVICE

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LOCAL, GLOBAL LOCAL -: TRANSPORT: WAREHOUSING:DISTRIBUTION The UK logistics arm of AMCO Services has expanded considerably over the past ten years, with the UK transport fleet and domestic distribution services now forming a major part of the business. From our UK logistic operating centres linked to warehouses, AMCO ensures a same day or 24hr delivery service across the UK. Whatever your business sector, products, and required transport capacity, you can count on us to provide the logistic service you require. Where speed, efficiency and reliability is paramount and deadlines are being pushed to the limits, AMCO are dedicated to giving you a direct and cost effective solution.

EXTENSIVE FLEET OF VEHICLES ACROSS THE UK PROVIDING, MILK RUNS, FULL LOADS AND GROUPAGE; TRACKED, TRACED AND GEOFENCED

SPECIAL UK LOGISTICS SERVICES AMCO UK Logistics offers an experienced and professional service to those clients involved in the most difficult, challenging and time-critical projects which have an element of transportation, procurement or sequencing. Our team of experts can successfully deliver complex projects in all the major business sectors. AMCO has an enviable reputation as a leading service provider specialising in project and out-of-gauge movements. • Heavy lift and chartering solutions • Abnormal load and out of gauge expertise • 3PL and complete project management • Export packing and cargo handling • Express Air Freight and heavy lift charters

EXTENSIVE NETWORK TO PROVIDE EUROPEAN LOGISTICS, ROAD TRANSPORT, COURIER AND CROSS TRADE SERVICES, OUR EXPERIENCED TEAM ARE CUSTOMER DRIVEN AND FOCUSED ON DELIVERING TO STRICT KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

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DELIVERING EXCELLENCE IN EUROPEAN LOGISTICS AMCO offer a comprehensive and flexible system of European Logistics and Transport services across Europe including Air Freight and Air Charter Service, Time-critical Hand Carry and Road Transport. Road Transport: • Double manning • Special vehicle movements • Flexible fleet routing • Any size consignment • Dedicated European Logistics Team • Groupage • Milk runs We have extensive European road coverage with our AMCO fleet of trucks including a growing fleet in our Romanian hub and those of our preferred partners, enabling us to facilitate collections from most areas of Europe; often in as little as an hour of booking. We can transport any size consignment. Where time is not critical, groupage or consolidation can be the solution. ie combining cargo from more than one shipper and/or to more than one consignee for shipment together. AMCO has regular daily consolidations to most European countries all year round. This option offers a cost-effective solution for all types of shipments and still attracts the same high level of service.

EUROPEAN AIR FREIGHT AND AIR CHARTER Our team of European Logistics experts and specialists provide Air Freight and Air Charter services including specialist charters for specialist and general cargo and for consignments of any size. AMCO offer choice and capacity as an Air Freight partner offering pallet rates for quarter, half and full pallets on both overnight and next day economy services. We can provide direct and indirect flight options to suit timescales and budgets.

AMCO IN EUROPE Our Eastern European Logistics and bonded warehousing hub in Romania is situated in Pitesti, North Bucharest and in close proximity to the Romanian Ford and Renault car plants. We now have a presence in Slovakia to support the increasing automotive production in the country. AMCO Romania runs its our own European vehicle fleet controlled by an expert freight forwarding team. This hub offers strong links across Europe and with preferred partners, helps us to extend our reach and further develop relationships across Europe.

DELIVERING EXCELLENCE - A COMPREHENSIVE & FLEXIBLE SYSTEM OF LOGISTIC SERVICES ACROSS EUROPE

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GLOBAL MULTI MODAL FREIGHT SOLUTIONS & ADDITIONAL SERVICES MANAGED TO PERFECTION

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LOCAL, GLOBAL THE GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP IN LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS

ACCUSTOMED TO CUSTOMS

AMCO International Logistics Services harness a truly global network of partners ensuring local knowledge and expertise. These logistics partners work alongside our own multilingual international team where we have 13 different languages spoken in-house. Our business offers logistics solutions via our network of warehouses and logistics locations Worldwide.

We can take control and responsibility for customs clearance procedures for import & export including the preparation and submission of documents representing our customer during customs examination, assessment, payment of duty and taking delivery of cargo from customs after clearance along with the relevant documents.

The International Logistics Service from AMCO Services covers the full range of international logistic needs – managing freight and transportation of equipment and materials world-wide.

THE PERFECT FREIGHT FORWARDER

AMCO manage the planning, transport and logistics needed to move a wide range of freight across the globe including automotive components, manufacturing parts, vehicles, raw materials, retail goods, medical equipment and construction equipment.

AIR, SEA OR LAND

AMCO are very well connected. We specialise in importing and exporting from specific countries, working with our global network of partners, agents and overseas offices for local delivery or pickup in other countries. Freight Forwarding is a key part of our overall AMCO logistics operations and we understand the importance of right time, right place and right service. In May 2017, the FRIEGHTOS survey identified that service is the differentiator for freight forwarding and the importance of expertise

Our team of experts and specialists provide Air Freight services including charters for specialist and general cargo and for consignments of any size. When oceans divide our Sea Freight services are cost effective with most of our consignments being shipped in either TEU (twenty foot equivalent unit) or FEU (forty foot equivalent unit) containers.

OUR INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS SERVICE COVERS THE FULL RANGE OF INTERNATIONAL LOGISTIC NEEDS – MANAGING FREIGHT AND TRANSPORTATION OF EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS WORLD-WIDE

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TIME-CRITICAL TIME-CRITICAL, MULTIMODAL AND TIME TRACKED AMCO delivers expertise in automotive time-critical transport with real-time tracking, maximum two-hour collection across Europe, worldwide partners, next-flightout, hand-carry and tooling movement solutions.

HEAVY TOOLING EXPERTS We are proven and tested experts in the time-critical movement and relocation of OEM and tier one production tooling, heavy equipment and live tooling, providing on-site crisis support anywhere in the world.

ON-BOARD SERVICES (OBC) Working closely as strategic partners, we collect from anywhere in Europe in a two hour window utilising our extensive fleet. We provide global next-flight-out, handcarry and virtual hand-carry services for smaller, extremely urgent and high value consignments.

CUSTOMS CLEARED We manage customs clearance documentation and the handling of all taxes; and we ensure the safe and prompt arrival of time-critical shipments, keeping you informed of the status of your consignment, every step of the way.

MULTIMODAL AND TIME-TRACKED We have advanced capabilities in time sensitive global distribution and expertise in providing live status, tracked logistics solutions by any means of transport – sea, air or land. Our clients include some of the world’s most notable organisations; it is by harnessing our partnerships and understanding how our customers’ processes work that we are able to provide scalable logistics solutions at an affordable price.

DELIVERING EXPERTISE IN TIME-CRITICAL LOGISTICS WITH REAL TIME TRACKING, MAXIMUM 2-HOUR COLLECTION ACROSS EUROPE, NEXT FLIGHT OUT, HAND CARRY SOLUTIONS

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TIME-CRITICAL LOGISTICS NFO LOGISTICS

INTERNATIONAL COURIER

We can provide Next Flight Out (NFO) logistics, to ship urgent consignments with our bespoke Next Flight Out (NFO) service avoiding line stoppages and delays and optimising the supply chain. Our International Logistics team are multilingual and are at hand 24/7 to ensure your shipment is delivered in time and in perfect condition.

Shipping goods by International Courier can be the quickest and most efficient method of sending goods around the world. One of the key advantages of using our international courier service is that the service is door-to-door. AMCO arrange to collect the consignment from the collection address at the specific time of booking, and ship the goods internationally, usually by means of road and Air Freight and deliver the goods directly to the recipient at the delivery address.

HAND CARRY SERVICE AMCO time-critical logistics can include a dedicated Hand Carry Service. Our dedicated staff are able to personally travel with valuable and urgent consignments as their baggage and hand-carry them to the required destination guaranteeing safe and prompt arrival of time-critical shipments.

GPS LOGISTICS TRACKING Knowing where and when is an important part of time sensitive logistics and here at AMCO we provide tracked vehicles and en-route communications as standard keeping our customer up to date with the when and the where via a dedicated personal planner.

CITY, TOWN OR COUNTRY Our global partners are an extension of our own business helping us offer end-to-end leading time-critical logistics solutions across a wide range of time sensitive industries including Automotive, Engineering, Aerospace, MOD, Construction, Tech, Retail and Industrial. We have advanced capabilities in time sensitive global distribution and expertise in providing logistics solutions by any means of transport – sea, air or land - UK, European, or Worldwide.

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I.T. MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

AMCO PARK’S STATE OF THE ART WMS MANAGES FLOW IN AND OUT OF THE WAREHOUSE AND INCLUDES: • Space Optimisation • Advanced analytics • SSCC labelling • and other associated labelling to meet customers requirements • EDI • Communicates with your systems using your prefered standard - XML - EDI FACT - ODETTE - Bespoke Formats

AMCO have recently invested and are currently in the process of going live with a new Transport Management System called CarLo. The new system will allow a significant improvement in the transparency, visibility and planning of the transport routing and works from the order entry stage all the way through to the Financial invoicing process. Customers will benefit greatly due to live access to the App that operates on both iOS & android devices allowing the customer visibility of their transport 24/7. Live status updates, document exchange and Geofence stages are available. All of this is linked to the customary telematics systems AMCO and it’s partners all operate within our fleet. The system lends itself perfectly to time-critical shipment management and visibility that many of our Automotive customers experience on a daily basis, allowing the customer control and transparency.

Q. WHAT IS THE MOST EXPENSIVE QUESTION IN TRANSPORT?

THROUGH THE PROCESS OF CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT AMCO REMAINS AT THE FOREFRONT OF TECHNOLOGY AMCO - WMS for the World.

A. WHERE IS MY VEHICLE?

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LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION AMCO PARK THE PERFECT LOGISTICS PARTNER MANAGING THE WHOLE SUPPLY CHAIN VIA AMCO PARK Our AMCO supply chain management involves the movement, warehousing and storage of raw materials, stock and inventory, work-in-progress inventory, finished and consumer goods from the country or point of origin to the point of final delivery. As a great partner we offer. • Warehousing and distribution • Forecasting / planning • Purchasing / procurement • Logistics • Operations

A WELL-DESIGNED SPACE, WITH STATE OF THE ART TECHNICAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS THE RIGHT PEOPLE AND AN EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION WITH TRAVEL NETWORKS FOR LAND, AIR AND SEA FREIGHT SERVICES. AMCO ARE THE PERFECT PREMIER WAREHOUSING AND LOGISTICS PARTNER.

• Inventory management • Transport

Paul Andrews - Chief Executive Officer

• Outstanding customer service

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AMCO PARK: 110,000 SQUARE FEET OF QUALITY AND OPEN FOR BUSINESS Opened in January 2017 AMCO Park in Redditch is a 110,000 square feet general and customs bonded warehouse facility and logistics centre, built to a high specification on an impressive 10.7 acre site. Featuring state of the art management systems and exceptional travel networks for land, air and sea freight services.

THIS MEANS YOU THE CUSTOMER HAVE ACCESS TO: LOCATION o A fantastic location in the transportation heart of the country

CUSTOMS BONDED o Why pay duty, when you don’t have to? Using bonded warehousing allows the deferment of tax until goods are sold, improving cash flow

PICK PACK AND DESPATCH o Perfect for outsourcing, stock management, inventory control and reduced costs

SEQUENCING o Where JIT is not enough we can provide products in exactly the same order as they are used in production

E-COMMERCE FULFILMENT o Harness our Pick and Pack and VNA systems to outsource your order fulfilment

INVENTORY MANAGEMENT AND EDI o Our sophisticated Warehouse and Inventory Management System can be integrated as can our supply chain electronic data interchange (EDI) to control processes such as purchase orders, shipment notices, SSCC labelling and invoices

FULL LOGISTICAL SUPPORT o We can help manage the procurement and distribution of equipment, facilities, spares, technical information, and people. Locally and globally saving you resources, time and money

VNA RACKING o Floor space is better utilised with FLT lifting higher and working faster than standard counterbalance trucks, increasing efficiency and reducing cost

CONTAINER HANDLING o Reduce your operational costs by using our expertise and vehicles

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STATE OF THE ART AND BREXIT READY. WHAT IS A BONDED WAREHOUSE AND WHY CAN AMCO PARK HELP MY BUSINESS? AMCO Park is a Customs Bonded facility. This means we can store imported goods on your behalf that attract Import Duty and or VAT. Duty and VAT are deferred until the imported goods are sold or removed from the warehouse.

ARE YOU AN IMPORTER?

Manufacturers for example, import components for assembly or sequencing or undergo manufacturing operations without payment of duty.

USING AMCO PARK HAS MULTIPLE BENEFITS. • Deferred payments means no tax is paid until the goods are sold, improving cash flow

IF YOU PLAN TO RE EXPORT THE GOODS, NO DUTY WILL FALL PAYABLE IN THE UK, ONLY IN THE DESTINATION COUNTRY. NO DOUBLE PAYMENT.

IMPROVE CASH FLOW, TIME AND MONEY ALL IN ONE STATE OF THE ART AND BREXIT READY WAREHOUSE AND LOGISTICS FACILITY.

Improved delivery schedules and customer service can be facilitated by importing and warehoused ahead of peaks in seasonality or demand, making stock available when it is needed

• Customs paperwork for both inward and outward can be handled by our expert team, saving you time and money • AMCO can provide inward and onward logistics, fulfilment and pick and pack services (as and when the goods are sold and duty is paid) • Total site security and full traceability • HMRC Audited. AEO accreditation applied for

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AMCO PACKAGING THE COMPLETE PACKAGE AMCO Services has handled the majority of the packaging types available in today’s market; from standard plastic boxes to metal roll cages and stillages to bespoke corrugated solutions we can design and re-engineer both new and current packaging to offer the most cost effective and robust solutions. Our experience of sourcing and manufacturing all types of packaging means we can cater for every requirement. We provide a range of packaging solutions across multiple industries ranging from automotive to FMCG. Whether it is purely packaging supply or a full end to end supply chain solution we can cater for all needs big or small. We specialise in Industrial packaging solutions covering all types of materials and designs from robust metal stillages to one use disposable cardboard boxes. Our diverse range of customers demonstrates our ability to tailor our packaging solutions to meet exact customer requirements.

WE HAVE RECENTLY DEVELOPED BESPOKE SOLUTIONS FOR: • One way cardboard pallet boxes (heavy duty) • Automotive metal stillages • Environmentally Friendly material substitutes • Returnable packaging loop across Europe • Unique new design of reusable cooling boxes for automotive use

EXAMPLES OF PACKAGING SOLUTIONS WE CAN PROVIDE: • Bespoke & Standard Pallets of all material types • All Cardboard Packaging • Bespoke & Standard Metal, Wood and Plastic Containers • Packaging Inserts & Dunnage • Vacuum Formed Trays • Warehouse Handling Equipment • Repair and Refurbishment • Product & Packaging Rework / Repacking Service • Design & Prototype Service • Pallet Services • Returnable Packaging Loops

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LOGISTICS CONSULTING LOGISTICS CONSULTING IS ABOUT KNOWLEDGE, EXPERTISE AND PARTNERSHIPS THAT CAN HELP NAVIGATE CUSTOMS AND CULTURE, LAWS AND TRANSPORTATION CHALLENGES. LOGISTICS CONSULTING FOR YOUR WORLD Logistics Consulting is about knowledge, expertise and partnerships that can help navigate customs and culture, laws and transportation challenges across the logistic value chain; anticipating issues, developing tactics and strategies that mean our AMCO customers deliver on time and with pride. Today. We are able to offer a suite of logistics consultancy services from regulatory advice, incoterms analysis and management, sourcing and procurement, PPAP (Production Part Approval Process, an automotive supply chain process), Commodity code verification (classification for duty or VAT) 3PL solutions, difficult or hazardous cargo movement as well as inventory management, import and export advice and JIT / JIS.

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Head Office: AMCO Services (International) Ltd, Unit 15C, Blackpole Trading Estate East, Blackpole Road, Worcester, WR3 8SG UK Tel: +44 (0)1905 758 000 Fax: +44 (0)1905 758001 www.amcoservices.co.uk

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FOUNDED IN 1983, AMCO SERVICES INTERNATIONAL HAS PROVIDED RELIABLE, ECONOMIC GLOBAL LOGISTICS SERVICES ACROSS A WIDE RANGE OF INDUSTRIAL AND...

AMCO Square Brochure 16pp  

FOUNDED IN 1983, AMCO SERVICES INTERNATIONAL HAS PROVIDED RELIABLE, ECONOMIC GLOBAL LOGISTICS SERVICES ACROSS A WIDE RANGE OF INDUSTRIAL AND...