All Caribbean articles – Page 4

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    Executives on the move


    Toyota Motor Sales USA has appointed Randy Pflughaupt, formerly group vice president for Toyota marketing, as group vice president, sales administration in a role that will involve Toyota Logistics Services. He will succeed Bill Fay who has moved from sales administration to a new position as group vice president. Nancy ...

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    Vehicles in the box come out of the closet


    Container growth for smaller volume destinationsA more frequent service Ro-ro vs container: the cost equationMoving vehicles in containers door to doorMoving vehicles by containers is becoming more common for shipping vehicles in lower volumes and higher frequencies, particularly to and from developing markets. But the potential benefit might be farther ...

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    Hoegh targets ro-ro in Russia


    Norwegian car carrier Höegh Autoliners has held an official reception to mark the opening of its first office in Russia and to present the company’s ro-ro services to customers in the country, including the new build 228m vessel M/V Hoegh St.Petersburg , a model of which was on display at ...

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    Risk report warns of underinvestment


    The risk of another collapse in asset prices, mounting government debt, the spread of chronic diseases – these were some of the gruesome highlights out of the “Global Risks 2010” report published last week by the World Economic Forum. While the report’s authors stressed the “interconnectedness” of each risk to ...

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    Honda Indiana exports Civics to wider markets


    Honda’s Greensburg plant in Indiana has shipped its first units of the Civic sedan to Mexico as part of a wider export strategy that also includes markets in Latin America as well as the Caribbean and US territories in Puerto Rico, Guam and Saipan. The first 270 units will arrive ...

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    Con-way gives more for less with Global LTL


    Con-way Freight has launched a global less-than-truckload (LTL) service in collaboration with other providers, including APL Logistics and TNT, in the form of an online portfolio of the company’s LTL services. For an automotive industry still faced with overcapacity and looking for greater efficiency it means “ state-of-the-art online ...

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    Nissan streamlines logistics under new committees


    Nissan is consolidating its operations across North America, Latin America and the Caribbean, and aligning its supply chain management and logistics functions across the region more closely with manufacturing and purchasing. Administration of the new alignment will now be managed by a streamlined team of executives across three committees ...

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    First shipment to Hawaii from Port of Gray's Harbor


    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. ...