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GXO automated logistics

XPO spinoff GXO could see big gains in warehouse automation

2021-08-03T11:48:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

GXO Logistics has debuted on the New York Stock Exchange, with around 5% of the contract logistics market in North America and Europe. It has its eyes set on warehouse automation growth, with automotive as a potential growth area.

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Transnet cyber-attack hits supplies of auto parts

2021-07-30T15:42:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

The automotive sector in South Africa has been affected by the recent cyber-attack that disabled container port operations at state-owned port and rail services provider Transnet

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Gefco working with Fenix for Volvo deliveries through Bronka port

2021-07-30T15:13:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Gefco is working with Russian port operator Fenix to manage the import of Volvo Cars volumes through the port of Bronka near St Petersburg and onward distribution to the Russian market

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First Nio volumes now on route to Norway

2021-07-27T12:48:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

The first shipment of Nio ES8 electric SUVs have left Shanghai port on route for Norway, where they will be delivered to customers by September

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Uber Freight says Transplace buyout will transform logistics landscape

2021-07-27T11:09:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

The logistics division of Uber is buying one of the largest managed transport service and logistics technology providers in North America to create a global logistics network for multiple verticals

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Second phase of work on Jaguar Land Rover’s logistics centre underway

2021-07-27T10:18:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Jaguar Land Rover is installing automated technology from Dematic at its new logistics operations centre in the UK, which promises to bring greater efficiencies to its just-in-time inbound logistics 

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AL FVL Summer 2021 Digital Edition – Gearing up the supply chain for sustainable growth

2021-07-23T16:23:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

The summer digital edition of Automotive Logistics and Finished Vehicle Logistics magazine is out now features interviews with Ford and VW, as well as an overview of activity at the North American vehicle handling ports

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Back in Detroit for Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Global

2021-07-20T15:06:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

The Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Global conference will be back in its old home of Detroit this fall, giving a new impetus to this year’s theme Accelerating Stronger Together. 

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Matthias Magnor moves to BLG Logistics

2021-07-12T12:17:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Matthias Magnor (pictured) is replacing Jens Wolleson as head of contract logistics at BLG Logistics from October this year.

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Setram deploys megatruck for Seat vehicle shipments

2021-07-12T10:54:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Setram is helping Seat deliver vehicles more efficiently to the port of Barcelona by adding capacity to road shipments with the deployment of a 11-car megatruck

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ICL Systems: Making a visible difference in European finished vehicle logistics

2021-07-06T13:33:00+01:00

ICL Systems, a finished vehicle supply chain software and logistics solution provider, has now brought its 30 years of expertise in the North American automotive market to Europe, kicking off with ICL Services Germany.

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DP World buys logistics specialist Syncreon

2021-07-06T11:45:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Container terminal giant DP World has bought third-party logistics provider Syncreon in a deal valued at $1.2 billion. The transaction is expected to be complete by the second half of this year.

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BluJay supports Volvo’s outbound logistics as it transforms sales model

2021-07-06T09:23:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Volvo Cars will sell its range of battery electric and hybrid vehicles exclusively online by 2025 and has extended its contract with BluJay Solutions to provide outbound transport management software

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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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Delivering electric vehicles in America: charging ahead with a heavy load

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

EV sales are on the rise in the US, and with that new logistics considerations for vehicle weight, charging infrastructure and services. Experts from Lucid, Glovis and the American Trucking Association discuss how best to prepare.

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Getting North American rail back on track for vehicle logistics

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

North American rail is critical to lead time and sustainability objectives for vehicle logistics, but the sector is in need of further investment for flexibility, electrification and network management.

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How Renault and Horizon Auto Logistics made lead and cost savings in the Mexican logistics network

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

Alfredo Riquelme from Renault explains how the OEM worked with Horizon to join up data across vehicle distribution and helped improve performance and increase market share in Mexico.

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Kuehne + Nagel cuts CO2 by 70% by switching inbound to rail for Dongfeng Honda

2021-06-28T16:02:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Kuehne + Nagel is helping Dongfeng Honda to save 16,000 tonnes of CO2 by switching inbound parts deliveries in China from road to rail 

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Gefco invests in latest technology across business in Europe

2021-06-28T14:42:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Gefco has expanded its Wiesbaden service parts centre in Germany and will be introducing cobot technology in the coming months. It has also made investment in finished vehicle compounds in Austria and France, including a pilot project for faster vehicle body inspection

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Finished vehicle logistics needs a sustainable rethink in the EV era

2021-06-23T14:00:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

VW Group of America is trying to make its vehicle logistics more sustainable through operational procedure and supply chain design but there are load-capacity headwinds related to road haulage in the US

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