Amsted Rail and Gemco Rail have announced the execution of a Strategic Partnership Agreement for the distribution of Amsted Rail freight wagon products to the Australian and New Zealand markets. This exclusive Agreement designates Gemco Rail as its authorized stockist and distributor of Amsted Rail’s wagon products, leveraging Gemco’s strategic footprint and technical sales support for its ANZ rail customers.
Amsted Rail is the world’s leading manufacturer of bogie systems, tapered roller bearings, railway wheels, couplers, yokes, draft gears, and conventional brake products, for use in heavy haul freight wagons and locomotives. Amsted Rail has more than forty locations around the world. Amsted Rail has been providing innovative component designs for the freight rail transportation markets for over a century.
“Our partnership with Gemco Rail, a recognized leading provider of components and services in the ANZ rail market, better aligns our efforts to support our mutual rail customers in Australia and New Zealand”, said Brad A. Myers, Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, for Amsted Rail.
With Gemco Rail’s extensive national footprint and warehousing support in Melbourne, Perth, Port Hedland, Newcastle, and Brisbane, Gemco will jointly support sales and distribution of Amsted Rail products. This includes creating tailored supply chain solutions targeting reduced lead times, improving working capital management, and increasing supply chain flexibility.
“We are delighted with this agreement to be Amsted’s preferred channel to the Australian and New Zealand rail markets. Amsted’s broad, technology-based product portfolio coupled with Gemco Rail’s customer-focused supply chain solutions, positions us well to better serve our ANZ customers” said Geoff Thorn, Gemco Rail’s Executive General Manager.