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Birgit Fuchs Infineon

Infineon’s Birgit Fuchs: Standardisation, diversity and collaboration will be key for digital supply chain

2024-02-21T16:06:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

Automotive logistics firms are increasingly looking towards digital technologies not only to firefight problems, but to predict and prevent them while improving long-term capacity planning and operations.


ABP invests to manage larger volumes through UK ports

2024-02-20T10:38:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Associated British Ports is investing in inland and port capacity to manage increasing import and export volumes per vessel, with 1.3m vehicles handled in 2023


On the road to recovery in the east

2024-02-20T09:14:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

As Eastern Europe’s auto sector rebounds from Covid, it faces the need for infrastructural upgrades and a pivot towards EVs against Chinese market penetration

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BMW chooses G&P for inbound parts services at Debrecen plant

2024-02-19T13:02:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

G&P will provide BMW with  inspection, rectification and technical services on inbound parts being delivered into its new EV plant in Hungary


Antwerp-Bruges increases vehicle traffic in face of tight capacity

2024-02-12T13:56:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

The port of Antwerp-Bruges has recorded a 9% increase in the number of finished vehicles handled in calendar year 2023 to 3.56m

Neptune Genesis PCTC

Neptune Line orders two more Genesis Project vessels

2024-02-07T09:31:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Neptune Lines has ordered two more pure car and truck carriers with hybrid energy systems as part of its Genesis Project for more sustainable shipping


MAN Truck and Bus strengthens spare parts logistics in Salzgitter

2024-02-06T10:49:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

MAN Truck & Bus is increasing capacity at its global spare parts logistics centre in Salzgitter, Germany and preparing for an increase in components for electric commercial vehicles

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Jens Bjørn Andersen steps down as CEO at DSV amid raft of executive changes

2024-02-05T15:09:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

DSV has announced executive changes across the board at a group and division level, including the appointment of Jens Lund as its new CEO


AD Ports’ Noatum enters European FVL market through Sesé acquisition

2024-02-01T17:00:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

Noatum said the strategic move is part of its goal to be a leading supplier of FVL services in Europe.

Halley Vieira, plant manager in Production and Logistics, VW Truck & Bus Mexico

Red Sofa Interview: VW Truck & Bus Mexico’s plans to increase localisation

2024-02-01T14:43:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

Halley Vieira, plant manager in Production and Logistics, VW Truck & Bus Mexico discusses the decision to localise in Mexico rather than import parts from Brazil, and how synergies with VW Group and Traton Group are playing an increasingly important role in the plant’s logistics. 


Bridging troubled waters in global shipping

2024-01-31T09:26:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Deep-sea vessel operators are facing attacks when transiting the Middle East and Africa but Inchape Shipping Services and Ambrey have recently provided advice in their Global Shipping Report

From left to right: V. Barale (Louis Vuitton Group), P.M. Huet (Michelin Group), A. Briant (École des Ponts ParisTech), M. Graham (DECATHLON Group), D. Le Vot (Renault Group) and Y. Salamon (Argon&Co)

Renault, Michelin renew supply chain research chairmanship with Paris university

2024-01-29T15:27:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

The chair will focus on promoting innovation, agility and green transformation across the supply chain. 

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UK output reaches 2019 level, but breakdown in Canada trade talks dampens optimism

2024-01-26T17:12:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

The UK’s automotive manufacturing output has topped 1m units for the first time since 2019, but SMMT said UK Canada trade talk suspension is disappointing. 


Maersk teams up with Hapag-Lloyd for more reliable maritime services

2024-01-26T16:51:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Global maritime shipping giants Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd are forming a new operational partnership called Gemini Cooperation to offer a more reliable global ocean container service.

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Bora Argac expands commercial role at Hellmann Worldwide Logistics

2024-01-23T09:55:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Bora Argac has been appointed chief commercial officer (CCO) for Germany at Hellmann Worldwide Logistics replacing Kai Hasenpusch


Avtovaz looks for ro-ro capacity to strengthen vehicle exports

2024-01-22T12:37:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

Russian carmaker Avtovaz is looking to boost production through exports abroad in 2024, with a target of 25,000 vehicle shipments in 2024 


GMC set to expand to China, Australia and New Zealand

2024-01-22T12:00:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

GMC said the expansion into China, Australia and New Zealand follows its “stellar” results for 2023

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Ford’s Dubai PDC will distribute service parts to GCC, Africa and Asia Pacific

2024-01-22T11:42:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Ford’s 42,000 sq.m parts distribution centre in the Dubai World Central economic zone will store 85,000 SKUs and leverage cutting-edge technology

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GM wins big in 2023, Stellantis and Ford lose out

2024-01-19T17:32:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

GM had the strongest sales in North America last year compared to other OEMs, having sold nearly 2.6m units in 2023, up 14% over 2022 according to market analyst Cox Automotive.


Red Sea blog: Live updates

2024-01-10T11:15:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

Houthi attacks on vessels passing through the Red Sea are increasing, causing container ship and ro-ro operators to reroute vessels to avoid danger. Follow Automotive Logistics’ live blog for the latest updates. 

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