All Asia Pacific articles – Page 21

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    WWL offers reliable new service to South America

    2009-05-06T00:00:00Z

    Recognising an ‘underserved’ market from South America’s West Coast to the US and wider global markets, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics has established a new monthly service calling at Ecuador and Peru. Calling at the ports of Guayaquil (Ecuador) and Callao (Peru), the service will ship automotive traffic, as well as ...

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    New NAPA ro-ro service answers strong demand

    2009-04-22T00:00:00Z

    Norwegian ro-ro provider Partner Shipping has established a new North America Pacific Asia (NAPA) service with Australia’s Praxis Logistics to answer “strong market demand” in the region. It will focus on automotive and high and heavy imports to Singapore, Australia and New Zealand. The new ‘triangle’ service will also ...

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    Analysis: Chinese policy on downturn – crosshair or blindspot?

    2009-04-22T00:00:00Z

    The Chinese government certainly acted quickly and successfully to reverse the first downward sales trend for new car sales it experienced during the second half of 2008. Today, thanks largely to a hefty cut in sales tax on cars with a 1.6-litre engine or less, sales are up in the ...

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    “We need to agree to speak the same language”

    2009-04-22T00:00:00Z

    At this year's China conference in Shanghai delegates called for better and more consistent standards to stabilise the industry. “The price of logistics service has declined, and the economics of small and medium sized LSPs have been hurt severely. Some companies have been experiencing an extreme loss.” Wei Yong, ...

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    Ceva builds support for BMW in Australia

    2009-04-15T00:00:00Z

    Ceva Logistics has signed a new contract with BMW for the management of warehouse operations in Australia. Ceva will now manage the receipt, storage, inventory and dispatch of service parts to 20 BMW car dealerships in Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and West Australia, a process previously handled in house by ...

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    Key executives on the move

    2009-03-25T00:00:00Z

    Dave Dudek (pictured) has moved from his position as Director of International Logistics at GM to take up a new position at Ceva Logistics as Auto Sector Lead for the Asia Pacific region. He will be based in Shanghai and target Ceva's automotive market strategy in the region. "Our goal ...

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    First shipment to Hawaii from Port of Gray's Harbor

    2009-02-11T00:00:00Z

    Following the recent contract between The Pasha Group and the Port of Grays Harbor in Washington, US (as reported in our newsletter dated 21 January), the ro-ro vessel M/V Jean Anne is taking 1,100 vehicles to Hawaii from there as part of its 100 th voyage this week. ...

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    Key executives on the move

    2009-02-04T00:00:00Z

    Dr Karl Sommer is the new head of logistics at BMW. Johan Schuberthan has also moved back to the logistics department and will now report to Dr Sommer. In a separate move, Ralf Hattler (pictured) has moved to purchasing for the company. Paul Tay has been appointed as Vice President ...

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    Key executive news

    2009-01-07T00:00:00Z

    Captain Sam Judah, Managing Director of the UK’s terminal operator GBA Group (pictured), has been awarded an MBE for “Services to Business and to the Community in the East Riding of Yorkshire”.Following his 17-year career at sea, Captain Judah has spent 22 years working within the ports and terminals industry, ...