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  • Courtney Harvath (Ryder), Richard Deboer (Carter Logistics), Douglas Cantriel (Ford)
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    Optimise to thrive: how Ford, Carter Logistics and Ryder are redefining freight networks

    2021-10-18T06:00:00Z

    Leaders from the North American automotive logistics market share insights, including on Ford’s service parts and customer service network, as well as lead logistics provider strategies from Ryder and Carter.

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    Watch: Spotlight on a changing North American automotive supply chain

    2020-09-28T17:00:00Z

    In a panel discussion held during Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Live, leading experts and decision makers unpick the immense operational, market and trade changes happening across North America and how companies like Honda and Carter Logistics are adapting their processes and networks.

  • Indiana plant, Honda Manufacturing of America
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    Honda adapts transport processes in North America as supply chain costs rise

    2019-09-18T09:22:00Z

    Honda of America Manufacturing has 12 US production centres With 20 manufacturing centres across North America, 12 of them in the US, and 607 US-based suppliers, Honda has a highly complex supply chain in the region. Moreover, the volume of parts being transported to its assembly ...

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    Faurecia: The power of four into one

    2015-10-30T14:14:16Z

    Tier one supplier Faurecia is consolidating its North American logistics network in a bid to reduce logistics costs, optimise its networks, and build better relationships with carriersFaurecia, based in Nanterre, France, is among the world’s largest tier suppliers, ranking seventh globally for 2014, according to the latest Automotive News list ...

  • Honda factory floor
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    Honda part 5: Working better, together

    2015-07-16T08:01:12Z

    An emphasis on collaboration is helping the carmaker maximise efficiency, minimise cost and possibly avoid capacity and driver shortagesWhile part of the Honda North America logistics strategy has been to increase consolidation between all its plants, there has also been a move towards wider collaboration in the supply chain, whether ...

  • Associates at Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC in Lincoln, Al
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    Honda part 2: Getting the lay of the land

    2015-07-09T08:01:30Z

    To fulfil the scale, diversity and flexibility of its North American production, in 2014 Honda bought some $25.5 billion of production parts from 700 suppliers across the US, Canada and MexicoHonda’s footprint in North America has grown substantially since Soichiro Honda first set up a motorcycle factory in Marysville, Ohio ...

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    Time to share the burden - industry gathers for Automotive Logistics Global conference in Detroit

    2010-10-06T00:00:00Z

    That old watchword collaboration was on the lips of carmakers, suppliers and logistics providers alike as they gathered for the Automotive Logistics Global conference in Dearborn, Michigan this week. The conference, which began on Monday with attendee numbers that confirmed an automotive industry very much on the rebound from ...