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Stefan Paul to replace Detlef Trefzger as CEO of Kuehne + Nagel

2021-11-30T00:19:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Stefan Paul is moving from his role as head of road logistics and sales to become CEO of Kuehne + Nagel when Dr Detlef Trefzger steps down in August next year


Auditel extends services into carbon management with BSI partnership

2021-11-29T23:25:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

The UK cost and procurement consultancy has partnered with BSI and is now providing services to customers aiming to acheive net carbon zero in their operations, including automotive manufacturing and logistics.

Rory Hepner, Mercedes Benz at FVL North America

Outsmarting the capacity crunch

2021-11-29T17:30:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

There is no single solution to the challenges facing North American vehicle logistics, but watch what Mercedes-Benz USA’s Rory Hepner is doing to manage the crisis with vehicle logistics providers, along with insights from top vehicle logistics brokers Acertus and outbound specialists RPM

Tom Cook, Nissan

The end-to-end supply chain visibility is nigh

2021-11-29T17:30:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

Repent, the spreadsheet apocalypse is here! Watch how Nissan, Jack Cooper and Draiver are aiming to digitalise more vehicle logistics processes and improve visibility for the supply chain and vehicle logistics

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Why vehicle dealers and customers want real-time visibility of distribution pipelines

2021-11-29T17:30:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

With vehicle inventories low, and more customers buying vehicles to order or with longer waiting times, the urgency for visibility in the pipeline is now critical for dealerships such as those for Chevrolet – and their end customers. And increasingly, the technology to achieve this tracking exists. This session features learnings from GM, FreightVerify, Glovis America and Black Widow

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FVL Family Feud – a game that challenges new ideas and innovations

2021-11-29T17:30:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

Tune in for this fun, interactive game involving industry innovators from Volkswagen, Nissan and Glovis, along with plenty of audience participation. ’Survey says…’ the industry is ready to change and try new things.


Alternative propulsion, alternative thinking

2021-11-29T17:30:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

In this session, leaders from the National Automobile Dealers Association and the American Trucking Associations share the key considerations, changes and innovations required for scaling up electric vehicle sales and logistics in the US

Patrick Ottensmeyer, Kansas City Southern

A true North American railroad: what the Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern merger means for vehicle logistics

2021-11-29T17:30:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

KCS president Patrick Ottensmeyer joins vehicle logistics veteran Dennis Manns in conversation on how the upcoming merger with CP will improve capacity and border flows for vehicle logistics, and how the rail company is mitigating the supply chain crisis, including through investments south of the border

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Finished vehicle logistics Ideas Labs – rolling the dice on new solutions

2021-11-29T17:30:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

Following workshops on key industry topics and challenges including driver shortages, in-vehicle telematics, vehicle processing and final mile visibility, industry experts at Finished Vehicle Logistics shared their group’s top solutions and next steps as part of a quick-fire pitch round

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UECC takes delivery of first hybrid finished vehicle vessel

2021-11-29T14:17:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

The pure car and truck carrier will be powered by LNG and battery technology, significantly reducing emissions significantly and exceeding sustainablity goals outlined by the IMO


Lasse Kristoffersen to take over as CEO of Wallenius Wilhelmsen

2021-11-29T10:17:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Lasse Kristoffersen is moving from Torvald Klaverness to take over as CEO of Norwegian ro-ro shipping provider Wallenius Wilhelmsen next year. 

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E-book: Productivity gains in real time – Unlocking ROI in vehicle logistics tracking solutions

2021-11-29T06:00:00+00:00By Finished Vehicle Logistics, Malcolm Wheatley

Download this free e-book to learn how the return-on-investment for next generation real time location services has changed for finished vehicles in the post-cloud, post-AI technology landscape, with significant cost, operational and time advantages for OEMs compared to legacy systems. In partnership with Cognosos. 

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Flooding knocks out rail and road links to port of Vancouver

2021-11-19T10:26:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Torrential rain and flooding in the Canadian province of British Columbia have disupted rail and road links to the port of Vancouver, leading to congestion at terminals and stopping all inbound shipments of finished vehicles


Falken opens tyre distribution facility with Fiege

2021-11-16T10:49:00+00:00By Jason Dunn

Falken Tyre Europe has formally opened its new 40,000 square-metre distribution centre in Gengenbach, Germany, near the border with France.


Low vehicle inventory makes outbound visibility more important than ever

2021-11-16T10:00:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

It seems that almost every car sold through a US dealership at the moment is already spoken for before it arrives on the lot, which makes accurate delivery forecasts more important than ever


A more sustainable supply chain does not have to cost the earth

2021-11-15T18:05:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Sustainability does not have to elicit the C-word but can actually be achieved as a side-effect of more efficient logistics planning and better visibility based on lead time optimisation

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Gefco names Youssef Bajddi as director of finished vehicle logistics

2021-11-05T13:12:00+00:00By Jason Dunn

Youssef Bajddi has replaced Vitor Mestre as director of finished vehicle logistics for Gefco UK

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AL FVL Autumn 2021 digital edition – Moving forward together through disruption

2021-11-03T16:01:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

The autumn digital edition of Automotive Logistics and Finished Vehicle Logistics magazine is out now, featuring a four-part, in-depth special on Renault Group, in which its top executive for supply chain and logistics, Jean-François Salles, explains the supply chain revolution underway at the carmaker

Sean Maguire, EV ideas lab

Working together to shape sustainable EV supply chains – ALSC Ideas Lab wrap-up

2021-11-03T11:28:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

Following a workshop on sustainable EV supply chains at ALSC Global, Chep’s Sean Maguire discusses the challenges that the industry faces in maintaining sustainable supply chains whilst ramping up EV production, including managing varying cycle times and the importance of creating open forums


DeGould secures funding for vehicle inspection future

2021-11-02T11:12:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Wallenius Wilhelmsen is the latest investor in automated vehicle inspection expert, DeGould, which has secured $6m ($8.2m) in its third-round funding 

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