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Industry suffers blow with loss of Michael Druml, head of Magna Europe supply chain and purchasing

2019-08-23T17:18:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Michael Druml, an influential supply chain management executive who played a major role in the logistics, supply chain and purchasing operations for divisions of Daimler and later Magna, died suddenly this week. He was 59 years old.

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DB Schenker explores use of exoskeletons for logistics

2019-08-21T12:33:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

The company has been trialling the exoskeletons – structures worn on the body to electro-mechanically assist movement – at several logistics locations in Germany to help warehouse personnel during physically demanding tasks.

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DICV exports 25,000th truck from Oragadam plant

2019-08-20T11:20:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) has exported its 25,000th truck from the Oragadam plant near Chennai and increased exports to more than 7,000 in 2018, an increase of 8% on the previous year 

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Robert Christensen to manage parts operations for Zoyte in US

2019-08-20T11:10:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Robert Christensen has been named vice-president of parts operations for Haah Automotive Holdings and Zoyte USA

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Russian trade ministry proposes record-breaking state aid for parts suppliers

2019-08-20T11:03:00+01:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia’s Industry and Trade Ministry is proposing to fund the country’s automotive parts suppliers with a bailout package worth $3 billion to secure supply in the face of US sanctions

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