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    Global round up

    2011-09-07T00:00:00Z

    Mahindra exports global platform SUVIndian carmaker Mahindra & Mahindra has said it will export its new XUV500 SUV to South Africa at the same time that domestic sales begin in December this year, with further plans for export to Western Europe, Latin America, Southeast Asia and Australia. The car, which ...

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    Executives on the move

    2011-08-24T00:00:00Z

    Sean Liang is the new director of Global Purchasing and Supply Chain for GM China replacing Michael Filazzola , who has moved to a new position as executive director of GPSC for GM Holden in Australia, the position previously occupied by Liang. Liang will be responsible ...

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    Global round up

    2011-08-17T00:00:00Z

    In response to a growth in demand, Asian logistics provider Kerry Logistics has started work on the expansion of its Chongqing Logistics Centre in China with a focus that includes automotive spare parts. Phase 2 construction, which is scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2013, will comprise ...

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    Auto help boosts Ceva to a solid first half

    2011-08-17T00:00:00Z

    Ceva Logistics has reported €1 billion ($1.44 billion) in new business wins in its financial results for the first half of 2011 on its way to €3.4 billion in revenue (up 5.2%) and earnings before interest and tax at €152m, an increase of 29.9%. Automotive was described as an important ...

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    Executives on the move

    2011-08-10T00:00:00Z

    Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics has announced two appointments to its global executive management team in the Americas. John Felitto has now taken on the role of president and CEO of WWL Vehicle Services Americas. Felitto, who joined the company more than 10 years ago, has been operating in ...

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    Global roundup

    2011-08-03T00:00:00Z

    Sonic has most complex logistics for GM in North America General Motors launched production this week of the Chevrolet Sonic subcompact at its Orion Township assembly plant in suburban Detroit, the only subcompact car it manufacturers in the US. According to Kenneth Knight, GM executive director of global and ...

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    Honda renews inbound contract with Ceva

    2011-07-13T00:00:00Z

    Honda of the UK Manufacturing has renewed its contract for inbound parts supply from Europe with Ceva Logistics for a further three years from 2012. Ceva Ground Europe, based in Antwerp, Belgium, will continue to manage Honda’s European inbound logistics operations, handling the collection of parts from suppliers in ...

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    Turning the corner

    2011-07-01T22:04:46Z

    Key trends Logistics challenges In a big country Building on core strengths Confidence is returning to the automotive industry in Australia after a period of slump but challenges such as infrastructure investment and supply chain flexibility need to be met, writes Andrew Williams. In the wake of the global financial ...

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    Palletisation grows in India

    2011-07-01T16:53:11Z

    The use of pallets in the Indian automotive sector is patchy and influenced by a lack of infrastructure but there are signs that palletisation is about to be embraced. Low take-up of pallestisation; Need for infrastructure improvement; Stabilisation of sizes; Who will be the first to jump?; Parameters for pallet ...

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    China's aftermarket is waiting for the ripple

    2011-07-01T11:31:20Z

    The aftermarket in China is lagging behind the manufacture of and demand for cars but there are encouraging signs that consolidation and specialisation of services is on the rise. An overview of China's aftermarket; Early days; The aftermarket versus the auto market; Packaging in the aftermarket; The dealership challenge; Warranty ...

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    Making the warehouse visible

    2011-07-01T09:54:55Z

    The key to an efficient automotive operation is a successful warehouse system but it needs to be integrated and transparent to reach its optimum efficiency.Consolidating different systems;Supporting cross-docking;Range of picking systems;Barcode scanning;Costs of investment.Ever since the first Model T rolled off Ford’s production line, manufacturing processes were seen as key ...

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    Global round up

    2011-06-29T00:00:00Z

    Cat Logistics expands US distribution with Spokane centre Caterpillar Logistics Services will begin construction this summer on a new US parts distribution centre in Spokane, Washington, which is expected to be completed next year and will replace the company’s existing 11,600m2 facility. The new facility is part of the ...

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    Ceva extends Fiat-Chrysler service

    2011-05-18T00:00:00Z

    Ceva Logistics has extended its spare parts service for Fiat Group with a supply chain management contract that will see it handle warehousing and distribution of parts for all Chrysler brands in Spain and Portugal. The company will handle approximately 30,000 items a year for Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge ...

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    Ceva targets global supply chain

    2011-05-11T00:00:00Z

    Ceva Logistics has created a new organization called Supply Chain Solutions, which it says will more effectively respond to the global demands of its customers. It has also announced the latest offering in its SMART Solutions portfolio with the addition of SMART End to End, which the new division will ...

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    Executives on the move

    2011-05-04T00:00:00Z

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America (TEMA) has appointed Kazuhiro Miyauchi its executive vice president of purchasing, production control and logistics control. He moves from Toyota Motor Corporation’s purchasing project management and unit parts division but will retain his position there as managing officer in addition to his new ...

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    Global news in brief

    2011-04-27T00:00:00Z

    Saturday night’s alright for Ceva Ceva Logistics has added services for Saturday deliveries to the US from Mexico as part of its Consolidated Border Truck programme (CBT). The Saturday Night Expedite service will ensure the transport of freight that needs to arrive in the Midwest or Ontario, Canada by Monday ...

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    Executives on the move

    2011-04-06T00:00:00Z

    As part of a number of management changes taking place at Hoëgh Autoliners over the next few months, as of April, Ingar Skiaker has been appointed chief operating officer, based in Oslo, Norway while Steinar Løvdal is the new president of Höegh Autoliners Inc. based in Jericho, ...

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    Fiat to bring freight forwarding in-house

    2011-04-06T00:00:00Z

    Fiat is planning to bring freight forwarding and network management in-house for its European inbound supply chain in the next year across both its automotive and industrial divisions, functions that are currently managed by lead logistics providers (LLP). The transition is made possible by investment in Oracle’s transport management system ...

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    Thailand takes off

    2011-04-01T12:14:10Z

    Strong government incentives for manufacturers coupled with regional freetrade agreements and growing domestic and export demand are spurring a fast growing automotive sector in Thailand. Russell Beron and Ellen Hua take a look at how the market is developing and what LSPs are doing to keep up. Thai automotive growth ...

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    Collaborating in the aftermarket

    2011-04-01T11:29:17Z

    Marcia MacLeod discovers how logistics companies and manufacturers in the US are waking up to the benefits of shared services and more collaboration in the aftermarket supply chain.Dealing with damageCollaborating on deliveryCombing inbound with aftermarketThe sheer size of North America, with more than 3,000 miles between east and west coasts ...