Toyo Tyre UK Set to Receive First Shipment from New Serbia Factory

Toyo Tyre UK, is gearing up to receive its inaugural shipment of tyres from its recently opened cutting-edge factory in the Municipality of Indjija, Serbia. This milestone marks a significant advancement in the company's history, as it not only strengthens their supply chain but also signifies their commitment to reducing lead times and enhancing customer satisfaction.

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Toyo Tyre UK
Published on
May 24, 2023

Toyo Tyre UK, is gearing up to receive its inaugural shipment of tyres from its recently opened cutting-edge factory in the Municipality of Indjija, Serbia. This milestone marks a significant advancement in the company's history, as it not only strengthens their supply chain but also signifies their commitment to reducing lead times and enhancing customer satisfaction.

Among the tyres arriving on UK shores is the highly anticipated Proxes Comfort, an offering from the esteemed Proxes range specifically designed for passenger and eco cars. Toyo Tyre (UK) Ltd.'s newly appointed Managing Director, Colin Pears, expressed his excitement about this development, stating, "This momentous occasion serves as a substantial steppingstone in our journey, demonstrating our dedication to providing timely supplies to our valued customers in the UK."

Toyo Tyre's logistics partner, DHL, responsible for facilitating the company's operations in the UK from their warehouse operation in Leicestershire, welcomes this first shipment with open arms. The enduring collaboration between DHL Supply Chain and Toyo Tyre (UK) Ltd., spanning over 14 years, is further fortified by this landmark event. Jim Marsh, Operations Director at DHL Supply Chain, expressed his satisfaction, stating, "DHL Supply Chain is thrilled to continue supporting Toyo Tyre's operations in the UK and is proud to welcome this significant first shipment from the new Serbia plant."

The newly established factory in Serbia is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and encompasses one of the largest solar power plants in the country. With a focus on environmental sustainability, the factory endeavors to produce tyres with minimal carbon footprint. Termed a "smart factory," it boasts an exceptional product management system optimization that ensures efficient operations and seamless processes.

Adjacent to the factory lies a dedicated proving ground, featuring a 720-meter track that will serve as a testing site for data collection and research and development purposes. This will streamline the compliance process with regulations, resulting in faster product delivery to the market. Additionally, the factory aims to produce a staggering five million tyres annually, catering to the ever-increasing demands of both the UK and EU markets.

For more information, please visit www.toyo.co.uk or contact the Toyo Tyre UK Team: info@toyotyre.co.uk

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