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Blueprints for the rebound at North America’s vehicle ports

2022-08-10T15:03:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

North America’s main vehicle-handling ports are preparing for a return in volumes as production stabilises and have built in more sustainable ways to process them

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Linde adopts autonomous logistics technology from idealworks

2022-08-09T11:20:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

BMW subsidiary idealworks is supplying Linde Material Handling with its iw.hub autonomous mobile robot along with its Anyfleet central cloud platform

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Schaeffler India opens parts CDC in Hosur

2022-08-09T08:45:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Schaeffler’s division in India has opened a parts consolidation and distribution centre (CDC) in Hosur, in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. 

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Strike action at Felixstowe threatens UK automotive supply chain

2022-08-02T12:05:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Port workers at the he UK’s biggest container port at Felixstowe have voted to take strike action this month, which could worsen disruption to the inbound logistics supporting vehicle production in the country

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Matt Pohlman replaces J Scot Sharland as head of AIAG

2022-08-02T11:52:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Matt Pohlman is taking over from J Scot Sharland has head of the the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) and will continue his work to help drive out cost and complexity from the automotive supply chain 

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CMA CGM will integrate Gefco into Ceva Logistics

2022-08-02T11:00:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Global container shipping line CMA CGM will integrate Gefco into its Ceva Logistics division, following its takeover earlier this year. The move is designed to strengthen Ceva Logistics services in Europe

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Stefan Paul takes over as CEO of Kuehne + Nagel

2022-08-02T08:47:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Kuehne + Nagel has appointed Stefan Paul as its CEO, replacing Dr Detlef Trefzger. Paul moves from his role as head of road logistics and sales at the logistics provider

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BCA takes over rival UK vehicle haulier ECM

2022-07-26T11:13:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

The UK’s biggest vehicle transport provider BCA has bought rival ECM, which will increase BCA’s fleet of car carriers to around 1,500, by far the biggest in the UK.

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Register: Finished Vehicle Logistics survey results – what’s next for global outbound logistics?

2022-07-26T10:57:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Join this livestream to discuss results from the latest vehicle logistics survey with experts at RPM and Automotive Logistics. September 9th at 9.30 EST/15.30 CEST.

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Nissan imports first Ariya EVs through port of Tyne

2022-07-26T10:53:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Nissan has made its first volume delivery of Ariya pure-battery EVs to the UK via the port of Tyne. The vehicles were imported from Japan aboard the Nordic Ace car carrier

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AL FVL summer 2022 digital edition – Boxing clever in the wake of chaos

2022-07-19T11:12:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

The latest edition of ALFVL magazine is out now and features interviews with top executives at BMW and SAIC VW as well as insights into North American vehicle ports, Europe-China rail and greater collaboration between the automotive and semiconductor sectors

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VW Argentina signs Ceva for transmission logistics at Córdoba

2022-07-12T10:01:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Ceva Logistics is now providing contract logistics for transmission production at VW Group Argentina’s facility in Córdoba 

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EU Mobility Package falls short on costs and recruitment

2022-07-11T16:04:00+01:00By Namrita Chow

The latest EU Mobility Package could hit the availability of drivers across Europe at a time when the finished vehicle sector is struggling with recruitment and capacity

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Second quarter survey from RPM and Automotive Logistics now live

2022-07-05T09:54:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

The second quarterly survey from RPM and Automotive Logistics aims to provide an overview of the key trends affecting the finished vehicle sector and how opinions are developing in light of the latest developments

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Hödlmayr adopts Syncrotess yard management system from Inform

2022-07-05T08:00:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Austrian finished vehicle carrier Hödlmayr International has started using Inform’s yard management system to manage a total of 500,000 vehicle moves annually across Europe 

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Crisis in Europe could breed greater cooperation in outbound logistics

2022-07-04T15:17:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

As ECG celebrates 25 years, carmakers may be more open to the idea of volume guarantees, while the EU is more supportive of harmonised truck lengths.

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Nissan opts for Agillence TMS to manage parts logistics

2022-07-04T07:38:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Nissan North America is now using software from Agillence to manage its inbound and aftersales parts logistics, which promises to reduce planning cycle times and help find cost-savings

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Slowing down for sustainability means sacrificing capacity

2022-06-29T10:18:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Carmakers already struggling to find outbound capacity could face further cuts because of stringent sustainability regulations affecting road and ocean transport, as discussed at this years FVL North America conference

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Jumping the chip queue

2022-06-24T13:04:00+01:00By Stuart Todd

There needs to be greater coordination between the automotive and electronics industries to avoid future shortages in supply, say experts from Bolloré, DB Schenker, DHL and Kuehne + Nagel, along with analysts of the semiconductor sector.

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Watch: Welcome to a new world of finished vehicle logistics

2022-06-20T21:25:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Christopher Ludwig kicks off Finished Vehicle Logistics North America 2022, where the industry came together to address improving ETA accuracy, managing built-to-order vehicles, ensuring capacity and managing cost rises.

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