22 July 2015

Cummins Opens Global Logistics Hub in Singapore

Singapore - July 22, 2015 - Cummins Inc. has opened its Global Logistics Hub in Singapore, one of the company's eight master distribution centers for parts and filters globally. With a total investment of $5.4 million USD, the hub is part of Cummins efforts to enhance its aftermarket product delivery globally. It will serve markets including the United States, Europe, China, India as well as customers across the Northeast and Southeast Asia regions. The Singapore Global Logistics Hub is a consolidation of operations from three distribution centers in Singapore. 

Doug Sunkel, Executive Director - Cummins Global Logistics, said, "The establishment of the Cummins Global Logistics Hub in Singapore is a reinforcement of our global master distribution hub strategy and a reflection of our commitment to customers. There are currently eight master distribution hubs in the world - Singapore, Mexico, Brazil, India, Belgium, China and two in the United States of America - supporting our international network and customers' businesses that span over 190 countries and territories. Singapore is a world-class global logistics hub with a strong advantage of being at the heart of Southeast Asia and sitting right across the major shipping lanes. Leveraging the global connectivity and strategic location of Singapore, Cummins will continue to enhance our capabilities in this part of the world to support the increasing needs of our customers." 

Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Ind. (USA), Cummins currently employs approximately 54,600 people worldwide and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 7,200 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.65 billion on sales of $19.2 billion in 2014. 

Cummins Global Logistics provides logistics and supply-chain needs to Cummins businesses across the globe. It also facilitates the distribution of Cummins products and provides customer support for Cummins aftermarket business globally.