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Hödlmayr shipping Dacia vehicles to Germany

2019-07-18T13:55:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

German finished vehicle carrier Hödlmayr has taken over the contract to ship Dacia volumes from parent company Renault’s plant in Pitesti, Romania, to dealers in Germany.

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BMW employs AI for logistics processes in Europe

2019-07-17T09:33:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

Artificial intelligence (AI) is playing an increasing role in the logistical aspects of production at BMW’s plants, with the first smart AI control application making its debut at the Steyr engine factory in Austria.

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VW Group Components supply network supports ID.3 assembly

2019-07-17T08:55:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

Volkswagen Group Components, a relative newcomer within the German OEM’s corporate structure, is manufacturing numerous parts for the production of VW’s ID.3 electric vehicle.

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Seat begins drone deliveries to assembly lines at Martorell plant

2019-07-17T08:09:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

Spanish carmaker Seat is trialling the use of drones to move parts lineside at its Martorell plant near Barcelona. Lightweight components are being flown 2km from a warehouse in Abrera run by compatriot logistics company Grupo Sesé. The journey time is 15 minutes.

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Puerto Bahía to distribute Porsche brands in Colombia

2019-07-16T16:18:00+01:00By Barry Cross

Puerto Bahía, the terminal operator at the Colombian port of Cartanega, has signed a three-year contract with Porsche Colombia to import vehicles under the VW Group brands, including Audi, Seat, Skoda and Volkswagen.

Latest Speakers - Finished Vehicle Logistics

Leland Chang, Manager North America Vehicle Logistics - Emerging Technology Development, Ford Motor Company

Leland Chang
Manager North America Vehicle Logistics - Emerging Technology Development
Ford Motor Company

Leland, who joined Ford in 2000 and has held numerous key positions in Material Planning & Logistics (MP&L). He spent four years in the company’s Asia Pacific group, and in North America has worked in inbound logistics, vehicle damage and quality and later vehicle import operations. He now represents Ford ...

Gary Salvador Amports

Gary Salvador
Senior Vice-President Sales and Marketing
AMPORTS

Gary, who has 32 years’ experience in the transport and logistics industry, graduated from The Citadel with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and earned a master’s degree in international business studies from the University of South Carolina. Before joining AMPORTS in 2010, he held various domestic and international ...

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