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
BMW subsidiary idealworks is supplying Linde Material Handling with its iw.hub autonomous mobile robot along with its Anyfleet central cloud platform
Schaeffler’s division in India has opened a parts consolidation and distribution centre (CDC) in Hosur, in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.
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
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
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
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
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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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
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
Ceva Logistics is now providing contract logistics for transmission production at VW Group Argentina’s facility in Córdoba
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.