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    Time-critical recovery to continue next year?


    In just over a week the annual time-critical movement of consumer goods par excellence will be getting underway from the North Pole for the budget price of a glass of egg nog, or milk and cookies left by the chimney. But time-critical movements of automotive parts have also seen a ...

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    Ceva provides full distribution for Goodyear Turkey


    Goodyear’s Turkish division, Goodyear Lastikleri TAS, has chosen Ceva Logistics to be its logistics provider, providing full truck load (FTL) and less-than-truckload (LTL) distribution services from the tyre maker’s Adapazari and Izmit plants to dealers and automotive manufacturers throughout the country. In all Ceva anticipates distributing around 45,000 tonnes ...

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    Joined-up thinking for UK supply chain


    Carmakers, suppliers and logistics service providers serving the UK market have welcomed the setting up of the Automotive Council by the UK government, which was announced by business secretary Lord Mandelson last week. The Council, which will bring government and automotive industry representatives together to address the long-term strategic ...

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    Ceva's collaborative network benefits BMW


    Ceva Logistics has secured a spare parts delivery contract with BMW for the full range of spare parts for all BMW and MINI parts involving 200 dealerships across the UK. The contract was previously handled by DHL. Seven of Ceva’s common outbase platforms will support the distribution, as well ...

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    Executives on the move


    Ceva Logistics has appointed Caio Najm (pictured) as general director in Brazil, replacing Giuseppe De Vincenzo, who leaves Ceva Brazil after six years to pursue a new role with Ceva outside the country. Najm has more than 25 years of experience, having worked in companies including Compañia Transportadora, Coml. Translor ...

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    Greater efficiency in India is just around the corner


    Inefficient processes, inadequate infrastructure and multiple tax structures are being blamed for the excessive cost of logistics in India, according to a new report from CRISIL Research, the country’s largest independent research house. But the findings suggest that greater efficiency can be achieved by outsourcing to 3PLs, supported by more ...

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    US 3PLs could see light in 2010


    While 2009 will be the first year since at least 1996 that the US third-party logistics (3PL) market will contract, 2010 could signal a fairly strong return to growth, according to a report, “Who’s Who in Logistics and Supply Chain Management”, by Armstrong & Associates, a US-based consultancy. In ...

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    CNH fights downturn with global contracts


    Case New Holland, a subsidiary of Fiat, has signed three global logistics contracts while undergoing reorganisation in the face of a dramatic drop in the demand for agricultural and construction equipment worldwide. CNH Global’s sales for the second quarter dropped 33% to $3.6 billion, compared with $5.3 billion for ...

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    Ford's Frederiek Toney to lead Customer Service division


    Frederiek Toney (pictured) will become Vice President, Ford Customer Service Division and a corporate officer of Ford from September 1 st this year. Currently the Executive Director, Global Material Planning and Logistics (MP&L), Toney has been among the key figures in driving change and collaboration in Ford’s North American ...

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    Ford and GM choose Ceva


    Ceva Logistics has landed an inbound contract with Ford for its Kentucky truck plant in the US and at the same time has expanded its contract with General Motors in Brazil to include two new operations. At Ford’s Kentucky truck plant in Louisville (pictured) the company has launched a ...

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    Honda chooses Ceva for inbound at Swindon


    Honda of the UK Manufacturing (HUM) has chosen Ceva Logistics to manage its European inbound logistics operation to the Swindon plant. The three-year contract closely follows the re-start of production there following a four-month shutdown at the end of January. Ceva’s overland distribution division Ceva Ground Europe will manage ...

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    Ceva dresses up for GM


    Ceva Logistics subsidiary AV Manufacturing (AVM) is providing General Motors with complete dressed-up engine supply chain services from its warehouse in Gravatai, Brazil. Working with GM, Ceva has created a bespoke solution for the company called Direct Buy, which can be integrated into GM’s existing supply chain and is ...

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    Automotive green shoots for Ceva?


    Despite a 58.3% drop in profits in the first quarter, Ceva Logistics has reported wins in automotive inbound business since March, including materials and supply chain management. The results come as stock levels at OEMs reach the point in which production is being increased says the company. “We have ...

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    Ceva builds support for BMW in Australia


    Ceva Logistics has signed a new contract with BMW for the management of warehouse operations in Australia. Ceva will now manage the receipt, storage, inventory and dispatch of service parts to 20 BMW car dealerships in Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and West Australia, a process previously handled in house by ...

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    Ceva renews contract with Fiat Powertrain


    Ceva Logistics is remaining assertive despite a continued reduction in freight flows that have hit automotive-related sectors in the first three months of 2009. It announced a contract renewal with Fiat Powertrain Technologies (FPT) as well as a new contract with Wabco in the commercial vehicle market this week. ...

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    Key executives on the move


    Dave Dudek (pictured) has moved from his position as Director of International Logistics at GM to take up a new position at Ceva Logistics as Auto Sector Lead for the Asia Pacific region. He will be based in Shanghai and target Ceva's automotive market strategy in the region. "Our goal ...

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    Ceva blurs the line between LSP and tier one in Brazil


    AV Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Ceva Logistics, has bought the assets of Delphi’s supply operation at GM’s Automotive Industrial Complex in Gravatai, Brazil. The acquisition puts AVM in control of an 8,000m 2 warehouse with responsibility for the full range of services involved in the supply and sub-assembly of ...

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    Overheard in Montreux: 'What we actually need is action'


    Delegates at the Automotive Logistics Europe conference held last week in Montreux talked about the need for leadership, sober prognosis and a greater transparency in the relationship between OEMs and logistic service providers. Only then can the industry move on from the current crisis and deal with the challenges ahead: ...

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    Automotive supply chain executives to meet in Montreux


    Executives from carmakers, tier suppliers and logistics service providers from across Europe will gather in Montreux, Switzerland next week to discuss the impact of the economic slowdown for the automotive logistics industry in Europe. Speakers will cover topics such as analyses of what today’s tough economic pressures mean for the ...

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    Key executives on the move


    Ceva Logistics has appointed Pierre Girardin (pictured) as Managing Director for the Ceva Business Unit France, Benelux & Nordics. He will manage the region across all Ceva businesses and takes over from Onno Meij, who has led the unit for more than six years. Meij has been appointed Group Director, ...