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