BCA has restructured its supply chain operations to integrate recent acquisitions, and offer support for manufacturers and fleet operators.
The service integrates the businesses of Ambrosetti and Paragon Automotive, acquired in 2016, alongside the existing vehicle logistics operations. The new structure has four operations delivering the key technical and logistics services for manufacturers and fleet operators from port and factory end to defleet.
BCA Vehicle Services provides new vehicle services, BCA Fleet Solutions delivers fleet management, defleet and refurbishment services, BCA Automotive handles multiple vehicle logistics, and BCA Logistics provides single vehicle movements.
The combined operations create the largest fleet of vehicle transporters in the UK with over 700 vehicles and a network of 25 de-fleet sites that will manage over 1 million vehicles a year.
BCA is seeing growing volumes of stock both from existing customers and new business wins. The ongoing investment programme is building capacity in the physical footprint, logistics, technology and process to provide an end-to-end supply chain service, alongside the core vehicle remarketing business.
Avril Palmer-Baunack, BCA executive chairman said: “This new structure means BCA strengthens its operations covering the vehicle lifecycle. The new national network of sites creates industry-leading capacity and the ability to create efficient solutions and economies of scale spanning new vehicle, in-life and de-fleet services.”