All 3PL articles

  • Insignia-Fertigung im Opel-Werk Rüsselsheim, Februar 2017
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    Opel tasks Gefco with further cost reduction

    2018-10-24T09:17:37Z

    Opel/Vauxhall has renewed its fourth-party logistics (4PL) contract with Gefco for a further four years, starting in January, tasking it with finding further cost reduction measures and intensifying its optimisation and network engineering activities. Gefco’s 4PL Solutions division provides services for Opel/Vauxhall across Europe and Turkey, including the management of ...

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    Ceva continues to invest in automotive services

    2017-09-19T22:24:30Z

    Ceva Logistics is investing in 120 new trucks to upgrade its fleet in the UK between now and the end of the year. The company said the 44-tonne Iveco Stralis trucks, which are being supplied by Dawson Rentals, will enhance the efficiency and fuel economy of its operations serving the ...

  • EkoltrainHu1
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    Ekol starts first 3PL-operated block train between Hungary and Germany

    2017-09-08T13:03:00Z

    Ekol Logistics has started a new block train service between the Hungarian capital Budapest and Cologne in Germany. A spokesperson for the company said that a third of the freight carried on the train would be automotive, mainly from two companies, and equal to 300 loads a month. The train ...

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    Imperial secures internal factory contract with Audi in Hungary

    2017-03-08T06:03:57Z

    Imperial Logistics International has secured a contract with Audi to operate internal factory logistics for vehicle assembly at the carmaker's plant in Győr, Hungary, replacing an unnamed rival. The logistics company already held the contract to manage a logistics optimisation centre at the Győr car factory for three years through ...

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    Are 4PLs an effective solution for the automotive industry?

    2016-05-04T12:28:35Z

    Tim Fawkes is the managing director at 3T logistics The automotive industry has one of the more multifaceted supply chains within manufacturing, involving hundreds of suppliers spread across multiple countries and continents. As such, a service-driven, robust and efficient transport management process is required. Outsourcing transport via third party ...

  • Russian logistics provider car carrier
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    Russia: Buried under the rouble

    2016-04-05T10:31:08Z

    With a bad situation in Russia expected to get even worse this year, Russian logistics providers are doing all they can to hold on to business In 2015, the Russian automotive logistics sector felt the effects of the country’s car sales crisis, with the demand for service providers throughout Russia ...

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    Yusen starts building automotive logistics centre in Mexico

    2016-03-18T09:22:55Z

    Yusen Logistics has begun building a facility to serve automotive customers near Celaya, in Mexico. The 5,000 sq.m warehouse is located on a 6.9-hectare location in the Amistad Industrial Park, in the Bajio region. At a groundbreaking ceremony in Apaseo el Grande, Guanajuato, on March 11th, Kunihiko Miyoshi, chief regional ...