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    Ceva reports mixed results amidst stronger contract logistics


    Ceva Logistics reported mixed second quarter results, with drops in revenue and earnings before tax lower than during the same period in 2013, the result of poor rates and cut to unprofitable business. However, the company cited growing new business wins and increased efforts to improve productivity and profit margins. ...

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    Ceva appoints Bissell to Contract Logistics role


    Ceva Logistics has appointed Brett Bissell as chief operating officer (COO), Contract Logistics. Bissell joined Ceva in 2011 as executive vice president, Latin America. He is a senior executive with more than 20 years of extensive international experience and previously served in executive positions with supply chain services provider Flextronics ...

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    Ceva picks up contract for Ford Coldwater ODC


    Ceva Logistics has expanded its service offering for Ford with the provision of inbound transport services to the carmaker’s new Coldwater Origin Distribution Center (ODC) in Michigan. The company, which has been working with Ford for 20 years, will provide pickup and delivery of parts to the ODC, which handles ...

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    Hakan Bicil takes up new role with Ceva


    Hakan Bicil (left) has moved from his role as executive vice president and head of strategic business development at Panalpina to take up a position as chief commercial officer at Ceva Logistics. He replaces Inna Kuznetsova. “I am pleased that Hakan has joined Ceva to further strengthen our commercial offerings ...

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    Ceva announces “excellent results” from automotive in Q1


    Ceva has reported its first quarter results and highlighted “excellent results in the automotive sector” led by two major contracts that are currently being implemented. There were also healthy figures for the contract logistics part of the business, which showed profits up almost 38% year-on-year thanks to the company’s decision ...

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    China’s new growth comes with old stories


    Speakers at this year's conference in Beijing revealed that manufacturers and logistics providers are well on their way to further growth in China, but many are still struggling to shift towards higher-value services, as well as fix familiar problems. Additional reporting by Marcus Williams Full-length videos of the main sessions ...

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    Giving investors safe harbour in Brazil


    Brazil has passed legislation to loosen terminal concession rules and encourage more private investment. However, it looks unlikely to be plain sailing ahead Brazil is widely viewed as having insufficient port capacity, with bottlenecks often constraining imports and exports. The country’s major port of Santos, in São Paulo state, faces ...

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    Getting to the point of return


    As China’s use of returnable packaging for automotive parts grows, the need for standardisation has become increasingly importantThe move towards wider use of returnable packaging is gaining momentum in China, although it still has a long way to go. Increasing the use of such equipment still depends largely on further ...

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    Spare parts to keep the wheels turning


    Rising competition has pushed OEMs to speed up spare parts delivery, but are they striking the right balance between service, inventory and cost? There is no such thing as a risk-proof spare parts operation. Despite supply systems that are more robust and reliable in dealer orders and delivery than a ...

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    Getting launches off to a flying start


    More frequent launches and longer supply chains are placing significant pressure on manufacturers and inbound and outbound providers. Having spent tens of millions of dollars promoting the autumn 2012 launch of its 2013 model year Lincoln MKZ, Ford had high hopes for the vehicle, which was the subject of a ...


    Outsourcing's thin grey line


    The boundary between outsourced supply chain and in-house manufacturing is moving all the time. Where should carmakers draw the line?Once, perhaps, it was easy to see where logistics management and labour stopped and where manufacturing started at assembly plants. Parts were taken from the trucks at the loading dock of ...

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    ​Ceva announces Matrix TMS upgrade


    Ceva Logistics has released a new package of IT solutions based on the Ceva Matrix transportation management solution (TMS), which it purports will drive down costs and improve delivery performance for customers, including those in the automotive industry. The package was developed to improve efficiency across the group’s international logistics ...

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    Maruti Suzuki on raising the Indian supply chain


    Competition can do wonders for a business. When rivals outdo a company, it is often forced to explore possibilities that were previously unknown to it. This is something Sudam Maitra, former senior managing executive officer for supply chain at Maruti Suzuki, realised early in a purchasing career that has spanned three decades

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    Raising the Indian supply chain: Q&A with Sudam Maitra


    Sudam Maitra (pictured) talks to Ramesh Kumar about using third party logistics providers and mapping the tier supply chain Ramesh Kumar: You’re planning a new manufacturing facility in Gujarat. Will you entice suppliers to set up factory-side facilities? Sudam Maitra: It will be a mix-and-match. Today, we have ...

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    China reports: an industry on the advance


    In China’s complex automotive landscape, logistics is crucial, but OEMs and 3PLs still face a steep learning curve on which they can help each other. In this story... Push for quality logistics Supply chain engineering 3PLs falling behind Export services Working together China’s vehicle sales and production growth has ...

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    Track and trace in India: monitoring progress


    Collaboration in modern supply chains requires better visibility, but in India there are almost as many views on how to achieve this as there are vehicles in transit. Stories in this section: Glovis's 'control ’ logistics Fiat on control rooms ​ In this story... Value-adding visibility Cloud suspicions Who will ...

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    Gaining power through diversity in ASEAN


    Southeast Asian countries are intensifying their logistics networks to accommodate growth in sales and exports In this story... The Thai production hub Moving parts Finished vehicle exports Supply chain integration Malaysian changes Countries on the rise As automotive production rises in the Asia-Pacific region, Southeast Asia has emerged as ...

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    Feeding the lean machine in North America


    Efficient and growing production is putting pressure on tier suppliers to better manage their own logistics networks in North America Capacity and creativity Shape of things to come Balance at Draexlmaier Flexibile space use Local goes global IT for support Mergers and acquisitions Tier one suppliers in North America are ...

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    ​Ceva signs three-year contract with Scania


    Ceva Logistics has announced a three-year contract with truck and bus maker Scania worth €3.5m ($4.6m). Under the agreement Ceva will manage the delivery of spare parts to 100 locations in Spain and Portugal, equal to around 2,300 tonnes annually. Scania’s services and quality director Ángel Vázquez said there were ...

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    What will China’s latest reforms mean for automotive logistics?


    The outline of the Chinese government’s reforms following its third plenum congress could have a significant impact on the automotive logistics sector. We analyse the changes proposed to finance, investment, commodity prices and state-owned enterprises The document released last week by the Chinese central government following an important closed door ...