All Ceva Logistics articles – Page 16

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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 the ...

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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 1st 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 and global ...

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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 new ...

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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 supplier ...

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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 aimed ...

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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 recently ...

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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. Reductions ...

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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 8,000m2 warehouse with responsibility for the full range of services involved in the supply and sub-assembly of front suspension ...

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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, ...

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    Logistics in the frontline of the UK downturn


    The UK Business Secretary, Lord Mandelson’s assertion that yesterday’s £2.3 billion in loan agreements for the UK car industry was no “bail-out” rang true for the country’s logistics providers. The lack of specific proposals to stimulate demand in the market in the form of consumer credit incentives will come ...

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    Ceva Logistics secures contracts with Fiat and VW


    Ceva Logistics begun operations at Fiat’s local distribution centre in Duisburg, Germany, where it will handle all warehousing and spare-parts supply to the northwest region, and to Denmark and the Netherlands. The facility, which has 13,000m2 of storage space and plans to hold a stock of around 30,000 parts, is ...

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    Key executives on the move


    Patrik Puskala has been appointed Managing Director of Avelon Group Oy succeeding Jan Lönnblad who will continue as Advisor to the Board of Directors.Mr Puskala has worked at the Baltic-based automotive LSP since May 2006 when he joined as Development Director focusing on M&A activities and Russian expansion. In July ...

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    Ceva supports John Deere in Brazil


    Ceva Logistics is opening a new distribution centre in Brazil for agricultural manufacturer John Deere at its 35,000 m2 facility in Campinas in the state of Sao Paulo. It will consolidate activity currently handled by the Catalão and Horizontina distribution centres it runs in the mid-west and south of ...

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    Key executive news


    Captain Sam Judah, Managing Director of the UK’s terminal operator GBA Group (pictured), has been awarded an MBE for “Services to Business and to the Community in the East Riding of Yorkshire”.Following his 17-year career at sea, Captain Judah has spent 22 years working within the ports and terminals industry, ...