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    Innovative logistics is about joining the dots differently

    2015-09-24T22:51:33Z

    Innovation is something that is often confused with simple improvement in the automotive logistics industry but it is not about finding new ways of doing the same thing and patting yourself on the back; its about joining the dots differently. Speaking at this week’s Automotive Logistics Global conference in Detroit, ...

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    Kaaks replaces McDougal as CFO at Ceva Logistics

    2015-08-25T16:12:05Z

    Ceva Logistics’ chief financial officer (CFO), Rubin McDougal, is retiring from the company and will spend the next few months handing over responsibility to his replacement, Arjan Kaaks (pictured). McDougal was CFO at Ceva for more than six years, a role he moved to from CNH, the agricultural and construction ...

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    Infor to buy GT Nexus for $675m in Q3

    2015-08-12T12:42:14Z

    US supply chain software provider, Infor, has announced it is buying GT Nexus, the world's largest cloud-based global commerce platform, for $675m. The buyout is expected to be complete by the end of September this year and will create the first global commerce cloud with end-to-end control and visibility for ...

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    Ceva Logistics becomes exclusive transport provider for Mazda Australia

    2015-07-22T10:04:08Z

    Mazda’s division in Australia has awarded two new contracts for finished vehicle services to Ceva Logistics, making it the exclusive provider of transport services for the carmaker in the country. Ceva will manage the movement of Mazda vehicles from their arrival at port to delivery at dealerships in Victoria, South ...

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    Honda part 6: Nurturing a rich harvest

    2015-07-16T08:02:41Z

    From inventory management and container tracking to carbon reduction and data mining, Honda’s holistic improvement is set to continue Honda’s logistics have changed dramatically over the past decade or more, including more production sites, global suppliers and consolidation points. The introduction and expansion of a lead logistics provider has helped ...

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    Honda part 5: Working better, together

    2015-07-16T08:01:12Z

    An emphasis on collaboration is helping the carmaker maximise efficiency, minimise cost and possibly avoid capacity and driver shortagesWhile part of the Honda North America logistics strategy has been to increase consolidation between all its plants, there has also been a move towards wider collaboration in the supply chain, whether ...

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    Volvo extends customs brokerage contract with Ceva

    2015-07-13T12:40:40Z

    Volvo Cars North America has extended its contract with Ceva Logistics for customs brokerage services for a further two years. The agreement extends the initial one-year contract Volvo signed with Ceva in March 2014. “The decision to extend our contract with Ceva for customs brokerage services was straightforward, based upon ...

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    Honda part 3: A history of integration

    2015-07-09T08:02:48Z

    Over the course of some combined 60 years at Honda, Kevin Wade (left) and Dana McBrien (right) have had a huge influence on the carmaker’s logistics systems. And they are not done yet... It takes longer to till some kinds of soil than others. Creating a more integrated logistics network ...

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    Honda part 2: Getting the lay of the land

    2015-07-09T08:01:30Z

    To fulfil the scale, diversity and flexibility of its North American production, in 2014 Honda bought some $25.5 billion of production parts from 700 suppliers across the US, Canada and MexicoHonda’s footprint in North America has grown substantially since Soichiro Honda first set up a motorcycle factory in Marysville, Ohio ...

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    Honda part 1: Field of dreams

    2015-07-09T08:00:33Z

    Since Honda took root in a cornfield in Marysville, Ohio, the carmaker has created a supply chain of stunning complexity, length and scaleCarmakers preside over plants and sales channels as diligent farmers and shepherds would cultivate their fields, flocks and harvests. The supply chain supporting it all, meanwhile, has typically ...

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    Griffiths replaces Barquin at Ceva’s Contract Logistics division in Iberia

    2015-07-07T10:12:45Z

    Philip Griffiths has taken over as business development director in the Contract Logistics division in Iberia at Ceva Logistics. He takes over from Izaskun Barquin who has moved to become director, Global Business Development for the consumer, retail and healthcare sectors. Griffiths joins Ceva from logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel ...

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    Nissan Australia outsources warehouse functions to Ceva

    2015-07-07T09:30:51Z

    Nissan’s division in Australia has confirmed that it will outsource its parts warehousing and associated logistics functions to Ceva Logistics from August this year. The multi-year contract covers activity in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia. In a statement the company said: “Nissan Australia is making this change ...

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    Maintaining traction through efficiency in Brazil

    2015-07-03T13:00:40Z

    Vehicle sales in Brazil have tumbled and industry players need to slash costs, even as carmakers continue to invest heavily. OEMs and LSPs are redrawing their supply chains, while staying optimistic After the boom, Brazil’s economy is stuttering. Real GDP growth is expected to drop 1% for 2015 and inflation ...

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    Kaspers joins Ceva as COO, Global Air and Ocean Freight

    2015-05-11T16:22:04Z

    The beginning of May saw Helmut Kaspers join Ceva Logistics as its chief operation officer for Global Air and Ocean Freight. He joins Ceva from Kaspers Consulting + Investment, an international logistics consultancy established in 2013. He brings with him substantial experience from the logistics world having previously ...

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    Ceva widens its footprint for automotive in Australia and NZ

    2015-05-06T10:54:45Z

    Ceva Logistics is building a new 166,000 sq.m facility at Truganina, west of Melbourne, that will provide services for the automotive sector, including for the handling of finished vehicles. It is the largest Ceva facility in Australia and is being described by the company as a ‘super site’. The company ...

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    Michael Schaecher leaves Ceva Logistics

    2015-04-27T14:16:07Z

    Michael Schaecher (pictured) has left Ceva Logistics where he was COO and executive board member in charge of air and ocean freight. Schaecher joined the company in April last year as COO for Global Airfreight and took on responsibility for Global Oceanfreight in November that year following the departure ...

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    3PLs in China are raising the bar

    2015-04-05T12:00:21Z

    Maintaining logistics leadership in China is becoming more about demonstrating the ability to implement innovative and sustainable solutions than it is about moving pure volume China, as this magazine has long noted, is a complicated automotive logistics market. State-owned carmakers tend to have affiliated logistics providers to handle their transport ...

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    Apps and logistics: Taking it all in hand

    2015-03-25T12:01:17Z

    Smartphone apps are increasingly being used in areas such as track-and-trace, damage reporting and claims, as well as compliance issues With the growth of e-commerce, customers are increasingly accustomed to using their smartphones not only to buy products, but also track delivery right to their door. The ubiquitous rise of ...

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    Ceva opens aftermarket PDC for Magneti Marelli

    2015-03-24T11:09:16Z

    Ceva Logistics has opened a local parts distribution centre (PDC) in Italy for Magneti Marelli’s Aftermarket Parts and Services division. Magneti supplies systems, modules and high technology components for the automotive industry. The 1,600 sq. m facility is located at Interporto Padova, near Padua in northern Italy, and will serve ...

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    Logistics providers recognised in GM supplier awards

    2015-03-16T14:51:16Z

    General Motors recently announced the winners of its 23rd supplier awards for services provided in 2014 and there were a number of logistics providers amongst the 78 companies receiving recognition “for going above and beyond GM’s requirements”.“These companies are the best-of-the-best suppliers, and deserving of special recognition for their outstanding ...