Equipment suppliers

Profiles of the latest equipment suppliers in the logistics space

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FVL North America returns to California in November!

2021-08-17T09:52:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Finished Vehicle Logistics North America  will be returning to California for a three-day event held in November focused on what needs to be done to mitigate supply chain disruption and ensure future success in outbound logistics

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Protecting vehicle delivery quality, sustainably

2021-06-30T17:20:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Prevention is better than the cure when it comes to vehicle damage and insurance. Experts from ABI Tape, Trinity Rail and Horizon Auto Logistics discuss key strategies and data to maintain quality across North American vehicle logistics.

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Cottrell to build second trailer plant in Georgia

2021-06-08T15:15:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Finished vehicle equipment maker, Cottrell, is building a second manufacturing facility worth $125m in the US state of Georgia. CEO Danny Zink told Automotive Logistics that the company expected the expansion to double its current manufacturing capacity, allowing Cottrell to make up to 400 units per month from both facilities when the new facility is complete in 2023.

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Watch: Rise of the robots

2021-02-07T18:47:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

What can automotive logistics learn from other industries when it comes to automation and robotics? Experts from Locus Robotics, GE Appliances and i9 Sports compare notes on how robotics can help efficiency as well as those working in logistics.

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Watch: Supporting production through automation – from AI to cobots (Ep.4)

2020-12-18T09:30:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

This Livestream Hour episode discusses how automation and AI can support automotive manufacturing with technology leaders from BMW and Ford, together with systems and software specialists.

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Geek+ teams up with Körber to improve warehouse robotics supply

2020-08-26T10:59:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Advanced robotics supplier Geek+ has signed a partnership agreement with material handling and automation provider Körber through which it will provide its autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) to the German company’s global customer base. The new deal builds on an existing regional collaboration between the companies in Asia-Pacific

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Watch: Your questions answered | Restarting automotive production in the new normal

2020-04-22T17:50:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig, Nick Holt

In a follow up to our Livestream Hour episode on restarting production, we bring our guest panel back together to answer audience that we couldn’t get to during the live session, including topics on automation, inventory and future sourcing. Featuring Ralf Bechmann from ROI Management Consulting, and Automotive Manufacturing Solutions editor Nick Holt, hosted by Christopher Ludwig

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You gotta carry that weight: how bigger vehicles and EVs will challenge logistics

2019-10-30T19:27:00+00:00By Daniel Harrison

With forecasts for strong growth in marketshare for electric vehicle and hybrid vehicle sales over the next decade, moving parts and vehicles will require new equipment, processes and standards across OEMs and logistics providers

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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

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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

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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.

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Russia summit: Dealing with the reality of a slow recovery

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

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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.

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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.

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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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