All Aftermarket articles – Page 2

  • RenaultDealer
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    Renault and GCR move to develop aftermarket supply in France

    2016-12-21T12:02:04Z

    French carmaker Renault and its dealership association GCR are investing in a 35% stake in the Exadis subsidiary of Groupe Laurent, the aftermarket parts and services supplier. Exadis provides a range of aftermarket parts including brake, clutch, wheel and injection components. Under the proposed agreement, which is close to being ...

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    DHL Supply Chain wins Toyota parts distribution contract in the UK

    2016-10-19T10:00:12Z

    DHL Supply Chain has been awarded a three-year contract to manage parts distribution and warehousing in the UK for Toyota. The contract will see DHL provide a range of aftermarket services, including distribution of approximately 200,000 lines each year to over 200 authorised repairers and retailers. Deliveries will take place ...

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    DB Schenker to manage aftermarket warehousing for VW in India

    2016-10-14T15:57:57Z

    DB Schenker’s Indian unit has begun managing aftermarket warehouse operations for Volkswagen Group in the National Capital Region (NCR) and in Bangalore. Schenker India is responsible for receiving, binning, picking, packing and dispatch of VW, Audi, Skoda, Porsche and Lamborghini spare parts and accessories in the warehouse. The 27,000 sq.km ...

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    TGW Logistics provides Mekonomen with spare parts warehouse systems

    2016-09-18T13:18:28Z

    Nordic-based spare parts supplier Mekonomen has signed a multi-year contract with TGW Logistics for the provision of material handling services at its newly consolidated warehouse in Strängnäs, Sweden. TGW Logistics will manage picking and consolidation across a wide range of parts. As part of the deal TGW will provide a ...

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    Anu Goel moves to lead aftersales role at Volkswagen in the US

    2016-09-09T09:52:42Z

    Anu Goel has moved to a new role at Volkswagen Group of America (VWoA) as executive vice-president of group aftersales and services, overseeing the company’s aftersales strategy. More specifically the new role includes looking after vehicle and parts logistics, and also includes wholesale parts operations and customer relations. “This is ...

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    BMW extends contract with Fullers for dealer centre services

    2016-06-15T14:22:31Z

    BMW has extended its service parts warehousing contract with Fullers Logistics in the UK for a further five years. It builds on a contract first signed in 2014. Fullers is an integrated warehousing and distribution services provider operating in the UK and wider Europe. It is managing BMW’s Dealer Metro ...

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    Counterfeit Toyota service parts worth $1m seized in China

    2016-06-01T10:57:40Z

    Police in China have seized a consignment of fake Toyota service parts worth $1m, according to Australia’s Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI). The shipment, which was uncovered in Guangzhou on route for sale in Australia, consisted of 33,000 safety parts from 80 different part lines, including airbag and brake ...

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    CNH Industrial chooses Kuehne + Nagel for spare parts distribution in China

    2016-05-27T16:53:13Z

    Agricultural and construction equipment maker, CNH Industrial, has awarded a two year contract to logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel to manage its spare parts deliveries in Shanghai, China. Kuehne + Nagel said it will consolidate two of CNH Industrial’s separate business operations into one single distribution centre and deploy IT ...

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    French fuel crisis adds to woes for transport sector

    2016-05-25T16:31:01Z

    [Updated May 27th] Road freight movements in France are being hit this week by a fuel crisis that has almost emptied almost a third of the country’s 12,000 fuelling stations. According to a Reuters report, oil workers at Total have shutdown output at three of its five refineries in ...

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    Porsche moving to share VW’s PDC in Ontario

    2016-05-25T12:04:54Z

    Porsche Cars North America will lease part of a Volkswagen Group of America parts distribution centre (PDC) in Ontario, California, near Los Angeles, putting Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche parts under the same roof. The space became available after Volkswagen opened a PDC earlier this year in northern California, near Sacramento, ...

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    Supply Chain Conference: Increasing recalls are a heavy burden for logistics

    2016-05-20T20:47:55Z

    The increase in vehicle recalls, from safety to emissions issues, is putting more pressure on OEM supply chains to find parts, store more inventory and manage expectations, write Marcus Williams and Christopher Ludwig in Atlanta (l to r) Toyota's Eduardo Huante, Ford's Helmut Nittmann and Volkswagen's Anu GoelOver recent years, ...

  • Tina Patel_IAAF
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    IAAF appoints Tina Patel to finance role

    2016-05-10T16:41:32Z

    UK body the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has appointed Tina Patel (pictured) as its new financial coordinator. Patel brings with her more than 12 years’ experience in the finance and banking industry across areas including pensions, asset management and retail banking. She will work at IAAF’s head office in ...

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    China conference: Using logistics to hold onto the spare parts business

    2016-04-27T14:54:08Z

    Wang Gencai, Dongfeng Nissan As the number of cars plying China’s road increases, demand for parts has also been rising across the length and breadth of the country. However, the current model of OEM spare parts sales and distribution in China is poised for disruption, both from independent and ...

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    Euro Car Parts continues expansion in UK

    2016-04-20T15:32:45Z

    Euro Car Parts (ECP) has opened a 930 sq.m branch in Warwick, in the UK. The aftermarket parts distributor said the new branch would stock 15,000 lines and would provide deliveries within the hour to service centres in surrounding Warwick, Leamington, Stratford and Southam. It will be replenished by ECP’s ...

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    The Quiet Revolution and its impact on inbound and aftermarket operations

    2016-04-20T12:46:43Z

    Bill Bacon is managing director of automotive at DHL Supply Chain UK & IrelandThe automotive sector is changing. According to a recent report by PWC, analysts believe the sector will change more in the next ten years than it has in the last 100. The biggest factor contributing to ...

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    BMW starts work on second parts RDC in South Korea

    2016-04-13T11:12:44Z

    [Updated 14th April] BMW is investing 130 billion won ($110m) in a second regional distribution centre (RDC) in South Korea to better stabilise the supply of aftermarket parts to BMW, Mini and Motorrad service centres across the country. The facility is expected to create 600 jobs. The new facility ...

  • Morelli_MAM
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    Morelli switches to MAM Software system for aftermarket repairs

    2016-04-13T08:51:24Z

    Aftermarket paint repair specialist Morelli Group is now using an online parts distribution and warehouse management system (WMS) from MAM Software Group, which it said would bring in greater efficiency to its operations in the UK. MAM Software is supporting the company with its cloud-based Autopart Online system along with ...

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    Ford part 4: The future of service

    2016-03-29T12:08:00Z

    From engaging customers through FordPass to predicting their maintenance needs via Service Excellence 2.0, Ford is evolving its approach to the aftermarket

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    Ford part 3: Supply chain upgrades

    2016-03-29T12:08:00Z

    Ford is rolling out advanced global inventory and demand management tools in pursuit of greater efficiency in logistics and service

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    Ford part 1: Always looking ahead

    2016-03-29T12:08:00Z

    In the first of a four-part feature, Christopher Ludwig talks to Ford Customer Service Division president Frederiek Toney (pictured) about changing times for logistics and providing global customer service