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ECG develops FVL Cost Index with PwC

2022-12-06T15:53:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

The Association of European Vehicle Logistics (ECG) is working with consultants PwC on a freight cost index for vehicle logistics services on road, rail and sea, as well as inland and port compounds


Kyoo Bok Lee takes over as head of Hyundai Glovis

2022-12-05T10:23:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Hyundai Glovis has appointed Kyoo Bok Lee as its new president and CEO, replacing Jung-Hoon Kim. Lee moves from Hyundai Motor Group where he was senior vice-president

Ivan Davila, Nissan; Omar Posades, American Axle

Keeping the flow in Mexico – ensuring supply chain continuity

2022-11-24T16:00:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

Ivan Davila from Nissan discusses the carmaker’s ambitions in efficiency and systems in Mexico, and is joined on a panel by American Axle Manufacturing, Ascent and Wallenius Wilhelmsen to discuss managing logistics bottlenecks and mitigating disruptions.

ASLC Mexico 2022

Clean energy, flexibility, digital mindsets: conference day one in review at Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Mexico

2022-11-24T16:00:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

Mexico’s recovery depends on stronger logistics and more coordinated government policy to support clean energy, infrastructure, trade and electrification. Editor-in-chief Christopher Ludwig assesses the significance after discussions with leaders from Nissan, Toyota, Volkswagen, Audi, American Axle and more. 

ALSC_Mexico22_Session_3 panel

Volkswagen strives for strong logistics for a stronger future in Mexico

2022-11-22T15:05:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

VW is putting new processes in place to build resilience and flexiblity into production and logistics at its Puebla plant in Mexico after two years of disruption as it looks toward electric vehicle production.


Maersk opens battery logistics warehouse in the Czech Republic

2022-11-21T22:05:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Maersk has opened a logistics facility for handlng electric vehicle batteries and is providing a range of services for carmakers based in central Europe

ALSC Mexico Session 5_future-proofing Mexico’s logistics network

Mind over machine: why the human factor is crucial to digitalisation

2022-11-17T18:09:00+00:00By Hazel Southwell

Speakers at his week’s ALSC Mexico conference said that considering the human factor was essential before investing in expensive digital systems 


Agility in the matrix at BLG

2022-11-16T14:27:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

The head of BLG’s Contract division, Matthias Magnor, has spent the last year reorganising its regional management structure and its target market focus to achieve greater resilience and profitability


BLG tackles vehicle congestion at Bremerhaven port

2022-11-15T12:54:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Extended vehicle dwell times at the German port of Bremerhaven have maxed out capacity in recent weeks but BLG Logistics is tackling the issue by moving vehicles offsite


Hyundai Mobis parts centre will feature autonomous logistics

2022-11-15T09:46:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Hyundai Mobis will build a $72m integrated parts logistics centre in Gyeongju next year that will use autonomous mobile robots and feature sustainable energy supply


Paul Duncan to replace Cindy Sanborn at Norfolk Southern

2022-11-14T16:32:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Paul Duncan will replace Cindy Sanborn as executive vice-president and chief operating officer at US rail company Norfolk Southern from January 2023


Grimaldi orders ammonia-ready, dual-fuel car carriers

2022-10-31T08:30:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Grimaldi has ordered five pure car and truck carriers that can run on both lithium battery power and ammonia to reach zero emissions in the transport of finished electric vehicles


ALSC Mexico to bring crises, continuity and competition into focus

2022-10-25T13:54:00+01:00By Hazel Southwell

Carmakers, tier suppliers and their logistics partners return to the Mexico City in November this year to discuss how the Mexican automotive industry is working to bring opportunity out of disruption


Tesla willing to work with partners for stable outbound capacity

2022-10-25T11:08:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Like other carmakers in Europe, Tesla has been fighting to secure finished vehicle logistics capacity as it ramps up production at its new gigafactory in Berlin, Germany


Pushing for greater parity in the supply chain

2022-10-25T10:14:00+01:00By Hazel Southwell

Getting more women into operational and managerial roles in the automotive logistics industry means tackling some fundamental challenges and raising awareness that opportunities exist


JCB signs up Maersk and Unipart Logistics for parts handling

2022-10-24T16:41:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

JCB has signed parts logistics contracts with Maersk and Unipart Logistics to support global operations at a time of ”unprecedented growth” and transform the machinery maker’s  global supply chain operations 


Carmakers look to restructure European dealer network

2022-10-24T15:50:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

European carmakers are looking to cut costs from the distrubution of their vehicles at a time when capacity is curtailed and digital tools offer alternatives to the traditional way of selling vehicles

Vehicle logistics

Shedding the legacy of short-term contracts

2022-10-24T10:12:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

At this year’s ECG conference Toyota and VW said the industry cannot survive without longer-term contracts and closer collaboration to improve outbound visibility

Mercedes Benz Trucks Milton Keynes service hub and distribution centre

Mercedes-Benz Trucks partners with XPO to open UK distribution hub

2022-10-24T09:00:00+01:00By Hazel Southwell

The centre outside Milton Keynes will act as a dedicated service hub and spare parts warehouse for Mercedes and fellow Daimler brand Fuso trucks.

MOSOLF Spezialtransporter

Coverage from this year’s ECG conference in Austria

2022-10-18T13:07:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

The driver shorage and related capacity problems were under discussion at last week’s ECG conference in Vienna, as well as the need to tackle the problem with closer OEM-LSP collaboration

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