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Profiles of the latest equipment suppliers in the logistics space

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Interior, Toyota Parts Centre, Sydney

Distribution Down Under: How AIVs are smartening up Toyota’s new parts centre

2019-08-02T11:34:00+01:00By Mike Farish

Japanese carmaker Toyota has now commissioned what it describes as “the most advanced automotive distribution centre in Australia” as part of its strategy of transitioning from manufacturing to purely logistical operations in the country. Intelligent robots and sophisticated design are helping the carmaker to achieve new levels of warehousing efficiency…

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Wood you believe it? Materials handling with a difference

2019-07-16T13:55:00+01:00By Mike Farish

A new company based in Chemnitz is seeking to overturn conventional wisdom when it comes to material handling equipment – by using wood as a construction material

VR, Seat

Logistics 4.0: How smart technologies are lifting logistics to another level

2019-07-04T11:12:00+01:00By Andrew Williams

After a period of exploration, OEMs, tier suppliers and logistics providers are getting serious about making their operations smarter and more connected – Logistics 4.0 is here


CNH Industrial produces its first 3D-printed spare parts

2019-03-13T10:53:00+00:00By Steve Garnsey

Commercial and agricultural vehicle manufacturer, CNH Industrial, has created its first components using 3D printing.

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JCB adopts Apex system for better inventory control

2018-04-16T23:34:24+01:00By Steve Garnsey

Construction equipment manufacturer JCB has adopted new software to better manage inventory at its main plant in Uttoxeter, UK.

Kirill Nikoda, analyst at Gazprombank’s Economic Forecasting Centre

Russia summit: Dealing with the reality of a slow recovery

2017-07-11T15:51:00+01:00By Marcus Williams


Gefco supports BMW with Silk Road rail shipments

2016-03-23T16:46:08+00:00By Marcus Williams

BMW is working with transport and logistics provider Gefco on trial shipments of vehicles in containers between Europe and China.


Gefco leases vehicle transporters from Fraikin in the UK

2016-02-16T15:18:46+00:00By Marcus Williams

Gefco UK has signed a six-year contract with commercial vehicle fleet services provider Fraikin for the supply and maintenance of 10 new car and van transporters. It builds on the contracts Fraikin has with Gefco for the provision of fleet services in France, Poland and Switzerland.


ATK opts for containers to cut vehicle delivery times from China to Russia

2016-02-12T16:16:27+00:00By Marcus Williams

Russian finished vehicle transport provider, ATK, reports that it has cut delivery times on imports from China by more than half, by shipping them by rail in containers.

Ernest Dandridge centralises FV loading module business in Virginia

2016-02-10T10:28:53+00:00By Marcus Williams

Ernest Dandridge Carrier Design Services, which provides cartridge-style modules for the loading of finished vehicles into enclosed trailers, has moved its production operation in the US from a sub-contractor shop in Louisville, Kentucky to its production facility in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

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