All Ceva Logistics articles – Page 14

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    Executives on the move


    Ceva Logistics has announced that Didier Chenneveau, currently European vice president and chief supply chain officer for LG Electronics, will take over as head of Ceva’s growing business in Asia Pacific from Vittorio Favati. “I am pleased to welcome Didier on board and believe he will bring strong leadership ...

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    Global news in brief


    Russia revises import tariffs for foreign assembly Russia is revising its rules for foreign vehicle assembly in the country, exempting carmakers from abroad that make up to 300,000 vehicles per year there from import tariffs on parts for eight years. Under the current rules, foreign companies benefit from discounted ...

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    Global news in brief


    STVA takes Toyotas to Poland STVA, the automotive subsidiary of French rail company SNCF, has won a one year contract with Toyota Europe to ship vehicles from the port of Zeebrugge in Belgium to Mszczonów, near Warsaw in Poland for distribution to the Polish and Ukraine markets. The contract, ...

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    Executives on the move


    Helmut Nittmann, who was Ford’s North American director for service parts supply and logistics, has seen his responsibilities extended under a new title as global director, parts supply and logistics. He will now head service parts supply and logistics strategy in the Americas (both north and south), as well as ...

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    Executives on the move


    Ceva Logistics has announced that from the beginning of November, Leigh Pomlett will be president, Northern Europe. Leigh is currently executive vice president for the UK, Ireland and Nordics business and will hold on to these responsibilities in his new role. Leigh has spent over 30 years in the transport ...

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


    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 ...

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    Freight audit on the rise in Europe


    Long an outsourced service in the US, Europe-based manufacturers are beginning cotton on to the benefits of freight audit and pay, and other e-commerce tools to tighten their supply chains Europe is complicated Tier suppliers sold on freight audit and pay Born in the 1950s out of US legislation standardising ...

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    A misty outlook for container sea trade


    Car component trade by sea container has recovered well since the recession, but box shortages and slow steaming have caused issues for some manufacturers’ supply chains. And with the outlook uncertain, capacity questions remain unanswered Container shipping and the car business Honda UK works direct with shippers Safmarine builds a ...

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    Global news in brief


    NYK vessel attacked near Indonesia A car carrier operated by NYK Line was attacked by pirates off the coast of Indonesia, near Kalimantan, earlier this month. The Cheerleader , which was travelling between Kobe, Japan and Jakarta in Indonesia,was boarded by pirates on September 10th. The pirates stole money but ...

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    Executives on the move


    Renault has announced that as from 1 December 2010, executive vice president for Manufacturing and Supply Chain, Michel Gornet, will retire and be succeeded by Gerard Leclercq, currently senior vice president, Human Resources. Leclercq will join the Renault Executive Committee and report to Patrick Pélata, chief operating officer. Gornet was ...

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    Honda Logistics happy to continue with Ceva


    Ceva Logistics has signed a three-year renewal of its contract with Honda Logistics Europe worth €6.7m for the forwarding of spare parts for cars, motorcycles and power equipment. The company will distribute parts to more than 1,500 Honda dealers around Italy. The company will also handle the Italian ...

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    Triumph for Ceva with distribution contract


    Ceva Logistics has signed a three-year contract worth an annual €11m ($14m) with Triumph Motorcycles to streamline international logistics flows of components, accessories and finished motorcycles. Ceva will handle the ocean movement of motorcycles as well as parts from suppliers in Asia and Europe to Triumph’s global manufacturing network. ...

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    Ceva expands service for Renault in Spain


    Renault has signed a three-year extension to its contract with Ceva Logistics in Spain that includes an expansion to services provided for the carmaker’s three plants in the country. Ceva will continue to manage logistics provision at Renault’s plants in Valladolid and Palencia facilities but will now also manage ...

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    Is the giant ready to grow again?


    Ceva has faced financial difficulty for the past two years as it coped with debt and recession. Whilst the debt has not gone away, the company is now sufficiently profitable to look at growth. Thomas Cullen has been talking to Ceva’s CEO John Pattullo and considers the company’s options Big ...

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    Putting plan B into action


    When the best-laid schemes of supply chain management go askew, premium freight is the last and best resort to avoid the worst. Marcia MacLeod looks at the contingency thinking and critical strategies that save the day. "What if" thinking Personal services Supply chain preassures In an ideal world the automotive ...

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    Space for rent


    The automotive warehouse real estate market has taken a major hit, but it remains a dynamic sector where the requirements are becoming more and more specificA different game in AsiaThe shape of automotive warehousingInbound warehouses versus aftermarketFuture trends for warehousing locationsThe world’s automotive industry has had a torrid three years: ...

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    Ceva builds contract with BMW in Italy


    Ceva Logistics has signed a three-year agreement with BMW to operate a new dealer metro distribution centre (DMDC) for supply of spare parts to dealers in Lombardy and Piedmont. Ceva will handle BMW and MINI parts in the new 3,100m 2 centre owned by BMW at Albairate in ...

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    A Chinese supply chain in transition


    Rising labour and logistics rates could change the landscape of supply chain management in the automotive industry in China, it emerged last week at a special workshop organised by Automotive Logistics at the transport logistics China trade exhibition in Shanghai. On the other hand, a slowdown in the growth ...

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    Logistics providers recognised at GM Brazil awards


    Five logistics companies were recognised by GM do Brasil in its Supplier of the Year awards held last month in São Caetano do Sul under the theme 'sustainable growth through partnerships'. Ceva Logistics, Tegma Gestao Logistica, Brazul Transporte de Veículos, Cisa Trading and K Line RoRo & Bulk were ...

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    Executives on the move


    Jeffrey Place, vice president, supply chain management at Eaton Corporation’s Vehicle Group has been appointed to the Automotive Industry Action Group’s board of directors. Place is currently responsible for “value-creation strategies and activities” at Eaton in all aspects of the supply chain for 44 locations, in 12 countries. He joined ...