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    Thomas Blank appointed as managing director, Europe, at Kerry Logistics

    2015-10-13T12:38:41Z

    Thomas Blank has been appointed as the managing director of Europe operations, at Kerry Logistics – a third party logistics, freight services, warehouse operations, and supply chain solutions company. He moves from the position of chief executive officer for the Central Europe area at freight forwarding, transportation, warehousing, and supply ...

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    TPP trade deal is signed by Pacific Rim countries

    2015-10-07T14:46:24Z

    The biggest trade deal in decades was signed in Atlanta, in the US state of Georgia, on Monday this week when the 12 Pacific Rim countries that have been involved in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks since 2010 finally came to an agreement. “With today’s successful conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership ...

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    Renault and Daimler increase activity with EV engine supply deal

    2015-09-22T16:37:25Z

    Renault and Daimler are moving forward with a number of joint projects for the supply of vehicles and engines in 2015. The latest include Renault’s supply of motors from its plant in Cleon to Daimler for use in electric versions of the German carmaker’s Smart city cars, which are made ...

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    WWL now moving Toyotas from Japan to US east coast

    2015-09-16T08:23:40Z

    Toyota has chosen Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) to move its passenger vehicles to North America from Japan on new direct service. The latest contract is in addition to the finished vehicle ocean and land-based services that WWL provides for the carmaker between Japan and Europe. WWL also provides services for ...

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    Kaufmann adds North Asia CEO role at DHL Global Forwarding

    2015-09-14T11:59:26Z

    Freight services provider, DHL Global Forwarding, has appointed Charles Kaufmann as CEO for North Asia. Kaufmann (pictured) was most recently senior vice president, operations and value added services for Asia Pacific and he will continue to head this part of the business alongside his duties as CEO. The new position ...

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    One Network Enterprises signs deal with Synoptima in Asia Pacific

    2015-09-07T11:41:18Z

    One Network Enterprises, which provides cloud-based supply chain services, has signed a joint strategic partnership with Synoptima, an expert in supply chain optimisation and logistics packages, for the provision of services in the Asia Pacific region. The partnership will combine technologies and cloud-based software with expertise in analytics, supply chain ...

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    UTi and Changjiu JV launches weekly China-Europe rail service

    2015-08-18T13:19:59Z

    Global third party logistics provider, UTi Worldwide, has launched a weekly rail freight service between Harbin in China and Hamburg, Germany in a joint venture involving Changjiu Logistics. Harbin Railway Bureau and Dalian Port Investment are also involved in the venture, which is called HAO Logistics. The service builds on ...

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    Auto supply chain dispute a factor in failure of TPP talks

    2015-08-05T14:06:19Z

    Last week’s Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, which were held in Hawaii, failed to find resolution, partially because of a dispute over vehicle trade between North American and Japan related to NAFTA rules of origin. The TPP negotiations are an effort by 12 nations trading on the Pacific Rim to ...

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    Ceva Logistics becomes exclusive transport provider for Mazda Australia

    2015-07-22T10:04:08Z

    Mazda’s division in Australia has awarded two new contracts for finished vehicle services to Ceva Logistics, making it the exclusive provider of transport services for the carmaker in the country. Ceva will manage the movement of Mazda vehicles from their arrival at port to delivery at dealerships in Victoria, South ...

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    Super Group moves into Europe with In Time Express Logistik acquisition

    2015-07-14T17:42:51Z

    South African supply chain management provider, Super Group, is acquiring 75% in German expeditor In Time Express Logistik for €153.5m ($168m). The deal is expected to be complete by the end of October this year. In Time has 20 branches across Europe, with its main base in Germany, and operations ...

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    China modes: No single way forward

    2015-07-14T08:00:48Z

    As the Chinese market faces slower growth, changing trade in ports, and the prospect of new trucking regulations, there is rising interest, as well as difficulty, in expanding rail and waterborne logistics China’s vehicle logistics industry is facing twin pressures. On one hand, the country’s production and sales of passenger ...

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    Transport equipment: On the road to improvement

    2015-07-10T08:00:54Z

    Transporter manufacturers face rising demand and complexity, with a need to balance regulations with load factors and growing concerns over driver ergonomics Growth in vehicle production in many markets has increased demand for car-haul equipment. But while there is demand for trailer manufacturers to produce more equipment, the sector ...

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    South Korea part 2: Widening the lens

    2015-07-08T13:01:15Z

    Market analysis: an increase in regional manufacturing is changing South Korea’s export production while premium imports become more popular within its borders With a relatively small domestic market, South Korea’s automotive industry remains highly export focused. According to Tsukasa Watanabe, lead analyst for Asia Pacific at PwC Autofacts, the ratio ...

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    Yusen Logistics: Always automotive

    2015-07-08T08:00:04Z

    Yusen Logistics’ European and Czech operations are a benchmark for its growth and development Hidden away and surrounded by pristine countryside in Bohemia is one of Yusen Logistics’ five locations in the Czech Republic. Although you might drive past without noticing it – or be distracted by the steady flow ...

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    Nissan Australia outsources warehouse functions to Ceva

    2015-07-07T09:30:51Z

    Nissan’s division in Australia has confirmed that it will outsource its parts warehousing and associated logistics functions to Ceva Logistics from August this year. The multi-year contract covers activity in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia. In a statement the company said: “Nissan Australia is making this change ...

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    DHL agreement builds on rail services between Europe and China

    2015-07-01T14:40:26Z

    DHL Global Forwarding has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Kazakhstan’s national rail operator, Temir Zholy Express, for the provision of block train services on the land bridge connecting Europe and China. DHL said the MOU would enhance greater rail connectivity and trade between China, Kazakhstan, the Commonwealth of ...

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    Renault using shortsea from Vigo to export Spanish volumes

    2015-06-23T06:00:58Z

    Renault is to make use of the Spanish north-western port of Vigo to dispatch finished vehicles built at its plants in Valladolid and Palencia to Nantes, on a ‘motorways of the sea’ route to western France. The carmaker intends to export around 30,000 units a year to France. However, this ...

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    Kia to hit 15m export milestone in June

    2015-06-17T08:08:53Z

    This month South Korean carmaker Kia Motors expects to hit the milestone of exporting 15m vehicles from the country. It started exporting in 1975 when the first ten Brisa pick up trucks were sent to Qatar. Exports to overseas markets now account for 70% of domestic production, which in 2014 ...

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    Ford begins Mustang exports from US to Europe

    2015-06-16T16:00:59Z

    Following the start of global Mustang exports from the US this year, which began in January to China , Ford has now started exports of the model to Europe. As with the initial China exports, volume numbers have begun modestly, with 575 units shipped from the Flat Rock assembly plant ...

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    Ceva widens its footprint for automotive in Australia and NZ

    2015-05-06T10:54:45Z

    Ceva Logistics is building a new 166,000 sq.m facility at Truganina, west of Melbourne, that will provide services for the automotive sector, including for the handling of finished vehicles. It is the largest Ceva facility in Australia and is being described by the company as a ‘super site’. The company ...