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    How to choose a spare parts warehouse


    Warehousing is a critical part of spare parts distribution, with carmakers having to balance decisions on locations, size, providers, IT systems and picking technology.

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    ​Ceva starts operations at Singapore facility


    Ceva Logistics has announced the start of operations for its new facility in Singapore and confirmed that the facility will be able to support automotive business. It will be housed in the Tampines LogisPark, in the eastern part of the country, strategically located within easy access to the expressways, airport ...

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    Ceva happy for stability in second quarter earnings


    Third party logistics provider Ceva has reported a small drop in revenue and profits for the second quarter of 2013 compared to 2012, although the company’s chief financial officer said the company was “very satisfied” that it had found stability following a recapitalisation this past May . The company also ...

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    Mike Valentine, former auto exec, to lead Americas sales for UTi


    Global supply chain providers UTi Worldwide has announced the appointment of Mike Valentine as its new regional sales vice-president for the Americas. Valentine will lead an integrated sales force across freight forwarding, contract logistics and distribution. According to Ed Feitzinger, executive vice-president, Valentine will be responsible for meeting all ...

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    Blicher appointed president for UTi Asia-Pacific


    Global supply chain services provider UTi Worldwide has appointed Ditlev Blicher as president, Asia-Pacific. Blicher, who will be based in Shanghai, succeeds Brian Dangerfield, APAC president since 2010, who is leaving the company for personal reasons. Blicher moves over from Ceva Logistics where he was vice-president, Group Operations. There he ...

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    Toyota starts Corolla production in Turkey


    Toyota has marked the start of production of the 11th generation Corolla at its manufacturing plant in Sakarya, Turkey. The plant is the first to produce the new generation Corolla outside of Japan and the company has invested €150m ($194m) in the plant to accommodate its production. The Sakarya plant ...

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    Brazil's search for savings and investment


    As Brazil grapples with an uncertain economy and government-supported vehicle sales, logistics providers and automotive manufacturers are facing cost and infrastructure pressures that must be overcome Brazil’s automotive market has remained relatively buoyant despite the snag in its economy. However, as costs rise faster than growth in many parts of ...

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    A brighter day for LSPs


    Thomas Cullen says automotive is once again a logistics growth driver...for now. The automotive sector has always been big for logistics providers big and tough. Car assembly pioneered the outsourcing of transport, warehousing and line feeding, and served as a model for other sectors. Yet from the 1990s, ...

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    Ceva boosts US-Mexico cross-border services


    Ceva Logistics has added two new services to its offering for cross-border shipments between the US and Mexico that could benefit automotive shipments, which continue to rise. The first, called Mexico Direct, will offer faster customs clearance for Mexico importers, and the second, a rail service, is designed to ...

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    Executives on the move: Dan Bednarzyk, David Aldana, Jim Barnett, Jean-Paul Vignal, Oliver Mélot, Yves Fargues


    Dan Bednarzyk , foremerly vice president of Nissan ’s Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant in the US, has moved to the newly-created position at the carmaker of vice president, Total Delivered Cost. In his new role Bednarzyk is leading Nissan's efforts to maximise the company's total delivered cost efficiency ...

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    Ceva seeks fiscal calm after debt swap


    The Ceva Group has announced the results and completion of a previously announced exchange offer on the company’s debt securities, which has led to a higher-than-expected reduction in the company’s debt and a higher cash infusion into the business. Marvin Schlanger, Ceva’s chief executive officer, said that the transaction ...

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    Global round up: Ceva handles service parts for Iveco; GM ships engines to China; Racking for Ford;


    Ceva extends contract with Iveco in Turkey Ceva Logistics has extended its contract with commercial vehicle maker Iveco for three more years covering the warehousing and distribution of spare parts throughout Turkey. Ceva supplies 27,000 different Iveco parts from its ?ekerp?nar? warehouse, ranging from the smallest components to complete ...

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    Ceva adjusts debt and ownership as profits drop


    Partly as a response to flagging profits, a high amount of debt and negative cash flow, Ceva Logistics has reached an agreement with shareholders to turn a large share of debt into equity stakes, which will lead to lower interest payments and a cash injection. When this transaction is ...

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    Argol Villanova merges to conquer


    An analysis of the recently merged group plans to export European quality to all of its emerging logistics markets. Given the perilous state of the Italian economy and its automotive industry, you might assume an Italian-based logistics company rooted in services to the Fiat Group, and which owns a portfolio ...

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    Stacking the odds in favour of service parts in India


    A report on how best-in-class warehouse design and management, and a focus on efficient parts delivery, is making an impact on the Indian parts market despite labour, infrastructure and visibility difficulties Room for growth; Aftermarket goals; Labour, infrastructure and visibility; Warehouse evolution Transport networks Pankaj Chandak is elated. The ...

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    Packaged for prime protection


    Aftermarket differencesPackaging methodsReusable packaging and cardboardDunnage and foamMarcia MacLeod reports on the requirements for packaging in the aftermarket and finds that while processes vary by OEM and by region, its importance is greater than ever.With milkrun, sequencing and just-in-time supply chains dominating automotive production, plants are used to seeing parts ...

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    Global round up: Civics export to Australia; Hail damage in Mississippi; JLR opens in Singapore; Bosch expands service parts in China; Ceva starts Euro-China rail link


    Honda starts Civic exports to Australia Honda has started shipments of the Civic diesel to Australia from its UK plant in Swindon, part of a wider Civic export programme to the country from the plant. The diesel version will go on sale in the country in April. The company ...

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    Ateco targets China imports to Australia


    The Ateco Group, Australia and New Zealand's largest locally based independent car importer, has said it plans to build a new core business around Chinese imports as well as beginning business with North American brands for the first time. The company is also intending to develop existing links ...

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    Executives on the move: Conway Jeffress, Greg Henninger, Hiroto Saikawa, Anthony Laydon, Anthony Laydon, Connie Tang,


    Conway Jeffress has settled into his new role as global director of automotive at freight forwarding and logistics provider, Jas Forwarding Worldwide . Jeffress was previously vice-president of automotive at Panalpina but said that because of its restructuring of industry verticals and executive responsibilities, the time was right ...

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    Executives on the move: Hena Kausar, Jürgen Maidl, Frank-Peter Arndt, Peter Hörndlein, Kate Betsworth, David Giandinoto, Neil Scott, John Turner, Jaap Bruining, Lucas Vos, Quintin Kendall


    Hena Kausar , assistant general manager at Maruti Suzuki India (pictured right), has been awarded the title of Logistics Woman of the Year 2013 by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) as part of its Achievers Award and Talent Hunt programme to recognise supply chain and ...