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    Executives on the move

    2012-05-30T00:00:00Z

    Mike Dickinson has taken up a new role as director of Order Management and Logistics at Qoros Auto , the 50:50 joint venture between Chinese carmaker Chery Auto and Israel Corporation. Dickinson moves from his role as supply chain director at GM International Operations (GMIO) and ...

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    Global round up

    2012-05-16T00:00:00Z

    ABP invests £25m for improved access at GrimsbyAssociated British Ports (ABP) have released further details of the start of work on its £25m Grimsby Riverside Ro-Ro Terminal. The development heralds the largest-ever capital investment in the port of Grimsby and will offer significantly improved access for vehicle imports and ...

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    WWL adds Adelaide based on H&H demand

    2012-05-09T00:00:00Z

    Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics made its first call to Adelaide in Australia last Saturday, a new port of call for the company's route from Europe via North America. The decision to include Adelaide has been driven by a significant increase in high-and-heavy traffic to the region. WWL ...

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    China needs logistics investment and global expertise

    2012-05-02T00:00:00Z

    Logistics providers operating in China need to make some serious investments if they are to meet the needs of vehicle output, which is slated to increase at a fast pace despite the current slowdown in Chinese car sales. Industry experts also say that manufacturers in ...

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    Global round up

    2012-04-25T00:00:00Z

    Прочтите эту статью на русском языке Finnlines adds ro-ro vessels to fleet Ro-ro operator Finnlines, part of the Grimaldi Group, has introduced two new ro-ro vessels to its fleet this month, the third and fourth of six new ships coming into operation this year. ...

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    WWL adjusts to a new reality

    2012-04-18T00:00:00Z

    In its latest Environmental Sustainability Report, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics reports that it is on track to reduce its “relative greenhouse gas emissions” by 30% by 2015 compared to 2005, through improvements in fleet use, energy efficiency and new vessels. The latter point includes the use of larger ships, as ...

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    Global round up

    2012-04-11T00:00:00Z

    DAF invests €30m in Eindhoven PDC PACCAR subsidiary DAF Trucks is investing €30m ($39m) in a new 26,000-square-metre parts distribution centre (PDC) in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The facility, which is due for completion in the first half of 2013, will replace the truckmaker's existing PDC in Eindhoven and provide ...

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    Toyota JV begins exports from India

    2012-04-11T00:00:00Z

    Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM), the joint venture between Toyota Motor and Indian engineering conglomerate Kirloskar Group, has started exports of Etios models to South Africa from its facility near Bangalore via the port of Ennore. It is the first time the company, in which Toyota has a controlling ...

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    Argentina under pressure to change import rules

    2012-04-04T00:00:00Z

    Argentina has come under renewed pressure from the WTO for its import-licensing measures which member states said are restricting trade across a range of goods including vehicles and automotive parts. At last Friday's Council for Trade in Goods meeting in Geneva, Michael Punke, the deputy US trade ...

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    One vision for a global platform at UTi

    2012-04-01T12:07:24Z

    UTi Worldwide is standardising its organisation to better replicate global services from one market to another. Christopher Ludwig finds the firm’s top executives believe great logistics services begin with the car industry The power of one; Replicating services globally; The potential for regional sourcing. UTi Worldwide might not be the ...

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    Clear port growth could get blurry

    2012-04-01T11:01:13Z

    Germany takes the lead Transhipment central in Belgium Balancing flows UK ports rebound Connecting Scandinavia Iberia develops despite tough economy Ups and downs French and Italian ports Ocean carrier strategies Last year was a surprisingly strong year for European new vehicle handling at ports, with particular strength in Germany and ...

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    Another second chance in Detroit

    2012-04-01T09:43:39Z

    Expanding the distribution network Export growth Find ways to collaborate Ocean capacity–a move towards global tenders? Rail wagon shortages Doing well on the road With fast growing volume in North America, and surprisingly strong exports, the Chrysler Group’s resurgence under Fiat’s control has been one of the industry’s best tales ...

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    Executives on the move

    2012-03-28T00:00:00Z

    Greg May , who left his position as president of leading US car carrier Jack Cooper Transport last August, has moved into a new role as president and CEO of Car Delivery Network (CDN). CDN provides real-time information on outbound vehicle movements via cloud-based applications for shippers and ...

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    UPS to buy TNT Express for $6.8bn

    2012-03-21T00:00:00Z

    United Parcel Service (UPS) has reached an agreement on its offer for ownership of TNT Express that, once approved, will create a global integrated logistics network with more than $60 billion in annual revenues. UPS raised its cash offer of €9.50 ($12.50) per share to secure the deal and ...

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    Global round up

    2012-02-29T00:00:00Z

    Geely to export CKDs for assembly in Egypt Chinese carmaker Geely is reported to have entered an agreement GB Auto (Ghabbour Auto), a vehicle assembler based in Egypt, for the production for vehicles for sale in the country and the wider North African market. Geely said last year that ...

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    Peugeot returns to Hong Kong with Euro exports

    2012-02-29T00:00:00Z

    Peugeot is recommencing small volume shipments of European-assembled models to Hong Kong and Macau to stimulate interest for imported models in what it considers a showcase market for the wider Chinese region. The carmaker, which began sales of European models there in 2003 but hasn’t exported since 2009, ...

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    Global round up

    2012-02-22T00:00:00Z

    Gebrüder Weiss sets up JV with Tegeta Motors European logistics and transport provider Gebrüder Weiss has established a majority stake in a joint venture with Tegeta Motors, a vehicle spare parts and service provider based in Tbilisi, Georgia which distributes international brands in the Caucasus region. Called Gebrüder ...

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    Executives on the move

    2012-02-01T00:00:00Z

    Axel Marschall has officially moved to a new position at DB Schenker Rail this week assuming management responsibility for Sales at the European DB Schenker Rail Group. He is now member of the Board of Management of DB Schenker Rail Deutschland responsible for Sales, the responsibility he ...

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    Executives on the move

    2012-01-25T00:00:00Z

    As part of wide restructuring efforts at DHL Supply Chain ( read more here ), Paul Dyer , previously managing director of Automotive UK and head of Global Automotive, has taken on a new role as managing director, Automotive, Industrial, LLP (UKI). Dyer will continue to lead ...

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    Building the Indian fleet

    2012-01-22T16:17:55Z

    Dreams of being in the top ten A long-term business plan Glovis India has grown tremendously since it entered India, including its recent entry into owning a fleet of car carriers. Ramesh Kumar discovers that the company aims to crack the top ten set of logistics providers by 2015 . ...