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    Balanced verticals are good for business at CEVA

    2012-04-01T14:48:57Z

    Gaining market share; Becoming supply chain designers ; When will Apollo exit?. The past year has been a particularly strong one in the automotive sector for Ceva Logistics, with some significant business wins in fast growing regions such as China, India and Brazil, as well as in markets with otherwise ...

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    Chinese carmakers accelerate into Brazil

    2012-04-01T12:00:10Z

    Tony Danby reports on how Chinese and other OEMs are investing in local production and distribution in Brazil.Chinese players become established;Chinese pick-up business;Incumbents reamin strong;LSPs eye new business;Looking for opportunities;Tuning logistics operations.Although the Brazilian market has seen a slowdown in vehicle sales over recent months, the country is still ...

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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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    Renault renews contract with Ceva in Brazil

    2012-03-28T00:00:00Z

    Ceva Logistics has signed a two-year extension to its contract with Renault in Brazil for the receipt, storage and consolidation of parts for export to France, Argentina, Mexico, Romania, Colombia and South America. Ceva is dedicating a 4,000-square metre area at its site in São José dos Pinhais, ...

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    Forwarders fined for price-fixing airfreight

    2012-03-28T00:00:00Z

    The European Commission has fined 14 logistics firms a total of €169m ($225m) today for involvement in four cartels that fixed air freight forwarding prices over a five-year period between 2002-2007. This week's fines follow charges brought against the companies in 2010. The list of companies includes ...

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    Global round up

    2012-03-21T00:00:00Z

    Groupe CAT wins Ssangyong contract in UKTransport and logistics provider Groupe CAT is providing Ssangyong with technical services for vehicle imports to the UK through the port of Bristol at Portbury following a contract signed in February. Onward distribution to the dealerships in the UK will be handled by CAT's ...

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    Italian transport strike closes Fiat plants

    2012-03-21T00:00:00Z

    Fiat has been forced to close all five of its plants in Italy because of a transport strike that has been running for three weeks and which has prevented the delivery of finished vehicles that are now filling storage lots at facilities as well as compounds around the country. ...

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    Executives on the move

    2012-03-14T00:00:00Z

    Ceva Logistics has appointed Giuseppe Chiellino as managing director for the company's business in Italy. Chiellino will be in charge of all contract logistics and freight management activities and report to Gianfranco Sgro, Ceva's president of Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa. Ceva has a number ...

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    Trucker strike hits Fiat output

    2012-01-25T00:00:00Z

    This week’s truck driver strike in Italy has hit production at Fiat’s vehicle assembly and engine plants because of delays to inbound parts. The striking truckers, who began their action on Sunday in response to an 8 cent per litre rise in fuel prices introduced last month, set ...

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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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    Executives on the move

    2012-01-11T00:00:00Z

    Emergency logistics specialist Evolution Time Critical has appointed Jan Gerhard as business development manager for Germany targeting the automotive industry. “We are delighted that Jan Gerhard will be contributing to this exciting phase in our development,” said Brad Brennan, managing director Evolution Time Critical. “This is the ...

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    Lean logistics on the rise in the East

    2012-01-01T16:56:28Z

    Ellen Hua looks at how China’s OEMs and logistics providers are bringing more sophisiticated services to warehouses and assembly lines. Adding value to the supply chain; Inbound logistics sourcing; Container management control; Supplier parks in the Chinese context; Building IT capabilities; China's 3PL, 4PL and 3.5PL; Global 3PLs look westward; ...

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    Rolling out on to terra firma in Brazil

    2012-01-01T11:04:21Z

    With a fast flow of new cars being produced and an abundance of older vehicles still requiring maintenance and spare parts, Brazil is a busy land for carmakers and logistics providers. The arrival of new manufacturers from Asia and Europe may also kick-start new business, as Tony Danby discoversGrowth opportunities ...

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    Global round up

    2011-12-07T00:00:00Z

    Ceva expands LCL services Ceva Logistics has expanded its less-than-container-load (LCL) services with the addition of 30 new consolidation services around the world. Building on the Hamburg to New York City service, which was launched in September this year, the company has now added the following ocean freight services: ...

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    Ceva supports Ford and Magneti Marelli

    2011-11-23T00:00:00Z

    Ford has chosen Ceva Logistics to provide a range of inbound logistics services at its Louisville plant in Kentucky, US, which will begin production of the new Escape SUV in the first quarter of 2012. Assembly of the Escape is moving to the Louisville plant from its previous home at ...

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    The benefits of a clearer outbound plan

    2011-11-16T00:00:00Z

    Shipping and logistics provider Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) is hosting a dedicated webinar with Finished Vehicle Logistics that will look closely at the business decisions related to the outsourcing of supply chain management for the outbound supply chain. The focus will be on how to increase benefits by clarifying logistics ...

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    Ceva steady in an unstable climate

    2011-11-09T00:00:00Z

    Ceva Logistics has reported stable profits in the third quarter despite a 3.3% decline in revenue amidst a challenging business environment and highly volatile exchange rates. According to its senior management, on-going payback from Ceva’s cost reduction programme and strong performance in the automotive sector in the contract logistics ...

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    Global round up

    2011-10-19T00:00:00Z

    A major new multimodal logistics development at the Turquerie business park in Calais, France, which promises to build the biggest logistics centre in northern France, has been officially launched. Conceived as the main gateway for the shipping of goods between France, northernEurope and the UK, the Calais Premier project, located ...

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    Indian aftermarket is no afterthought

    2011-10-01T10:03:38Z

    Growing sales and ever-increasing customer expectations are driving a transformation in the Indian aftermarket. Complexity and potential for change; Broadening the reach . The automotive aftermarket is not so-named because OEMs think about it after they have developed their new vehicle sales channels, but in developing markets that is often ...

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    Treading on new ground

    2011-10-01T09:19:31Z

    While focusing its North American logistics efforts on more lucrative, higher premium products, tyre manufacturer Pirelli is opting for a ‘local for local’ philosophy as it expands into emerging markets. Tony Danby looks at the company’s LSP selection criteria and its investment in new plants. Trimming costs; All-round expertise; Outsourcing; ...