DICV inaugurates Global Capability Centre in Chennai to meet growing demand for shared services

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles' new facility will export wide range of end-to-end solutions including low-cost automation, digital innovations and R&D services

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DICVDICV (Daimler India Commercial Vehicles) has opened new Global Capability Centre at Perungudi in Chennai.

Spread across almost 20,000 square feet with seating capacity of up to 165 people, the facility is designed to house the automaker’s ‘shared services’ business stream.

According to Satyakam Arya, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, DICV, “With the rapid growth of our shared services revenue stream, we are substantially increasing our significance in providing a broad portfolio of services to the international Daimler network and beyond.”

He added: “With our new Global Capability Centre, we look forward to attracting the best possible local talent and continuing to Make for the World.”

Multipurpose unit

Shared services refers to the various services DICV exports to other Daimler entities around the world, including IT, Cost Engineering, Supplier and Quality Management, R&D, Human Resources and Customer Service.

DICV, since commencing its service export business in 2012, has already delivered end-to-end solutions to more than 10 countries including the US, Germany and Japan. The Global Capability Centre was opened to meet the growing global demand for Indian-based services.

Placed conveniently close to public transport in the RMZ Milennia Park, the new office will be another strong draw for top talent looking to work for a MNC.

DICV said the unit is equipped with state-of-the-art IT and office facilities, access to the campus’ shops, crèche, ATM and food court, besides a modern design featuring an in-office café area.

(With inputs from Automotive Lead Research Team)

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