The latest logistics developments at BMW.


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BMW chooses G&P for inbound parts services at Debrecen plant

2024-02-19T13:02:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

G&P will provide BMW with  inspection, rectification and technical services on inbound parts being delivered into its new EV plant in Hungary

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BMW chooses Raúl Gamboa to lead production control and logistics in Mexico

2024-01-02T16:00:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Raúl Gamboa has replaced Siegfried Jung as head of production control, production system and logistics at BMW Group’s plant in San Luis Potosi, Mexico


Red Sofa Interview: BMW’s creativity is helping solve its supply chain problems in Mexico

2023-12-14T15:00:00+00:00By Christopher Ludwig

Raúl Gamboa, director of material and transport control, BMW Group Plant San Luis Potosi talks to Richard Logan, senior content producer, Automotive Logistics about BMW’s creative innovations to mitigate supply chain problems in Mexico.


Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Mexico: Day one wrap-up

2023-12-06T15:46:00+00:00By Christopher Ludwig

Christopher Ludwig, editor-in-chief, closes out day one of the Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Mexico 2023 conference. 

Leaf Lithium-ion Story

UK government reveals Battery Strategy to support EV production

2023-11-29T16:38:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

The UK government is investing £50m to build a resilient battery supply chain in support of the country’s future aims for EV production


Hyundai to sell vehicles through Amazon and move supply chain operations to the cloud

2023-11-21T12:12:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Hyundai has signed a wide-ranging agreement with Amazon to sell its vehicles online and switch manufacturing and supply applications to the cloud

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ALSC Digital Strategies 2023 - Wrap-up day two

2023-11-14T13:30:00+00:00By Christopher Ludwig

Learn how digital technologies can be leveraged to ensure growth at the inaugural ALSC Digital Strategies. 

BMW's Michael Stroebel with editor-in-chief Christopher Ludwig at Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Digital Strategies in Munich

Red Sofa Interview: how BMW is digitalising supply chains for greater speed, standards and traceability

2023-11-08T15:15:00+00:00By Christopher Ludwig

Michael Ströbel, head of BMW Group’s global digital production and logistics processes, discusses cloud integration, traceability requirements upstream and downstream, whilst looking to new uses cases for generative AI.


BMW’s digital strategy for better supply chain visibility

2023-11-07T13:08:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

At this week’s ALSC Digital Strategies conference BMW Group’s Michael Ströbel, outlined a number of areas where the company was improving supply chain visibility


VW Group steers production in line with dropping demand for EVs

2023-11-06T11:29:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Healthy EV sales across the VW Group in the first nine months of the year are giving way to a “general reluctance” among consumers to buy them


BMW battery cell centre integrates engineering, purchasing and production to scale supply chain

2023-10-31T14:48:00+00:00By Christopher Ludwig

BMW has opened a 15,000 sq.m pilot plant for battery cell production near Munich which is going to play a major role in its battery localisation strategy

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BMW works with Trailer Dynamics to cut road emissons

2023-10-27T08:47:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

BMW Group Logistik has been carrying out inbound logistics emissions tests using an electric semi-trailer supplied by Trailer Dynamics


Umicore deal strengthens BMW’s localised battery supply chain

2023-10-17T09:03:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

BMW’s efforts to localise the electric vehicle supply chain in North America took a step forward this week, with the announcement of a new deal between Umicore and AESC

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ALSC Global 2023 On Demand: That’s a wrap!

2023-10-12T16:46:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Christopher Ludwig, Editor-in-Chief, Automotive Logistics sits on the Red Sofa for a final time as we wrap up Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Global 2023 in Dearborn, Michigan. 

Oliver Bilstein, BMW Spartanburg

Insourcing and localising supply chains help BMW stay flexible

2023-10-03T13:06:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

Insourcing and localising are some of the ways that BMW Spartanburg is staying flexible and lean while growing, according to Oliver Bilstein, vice-president of Logistics and Production Control, BMW Manufacturing.

Oliver Bilstein, BMW Spartanburg

Red Sofa Interview: Material control is BMW's next frontier for AI at Plant Spartanburg

2023-10-02T20:15:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Oliver Bilstein, who leads logistics for BMW’s manufacturing in the US, points to new technology and automation to increase flexibility in production and supply chain.

Renee Wawrzynski, GM, ALSC Global 2023

Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Global: Recap

2023-09-26T12:21:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

Follow our recap blog below to get insights and analysis from Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Global 2023 in Detroit. 

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ICL CEO steps down, firm acquired by Valsoft

2023-09-12T12:01:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

The acquisition comes as ICL’s founder and CEO retires. 

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EVs “in good condition” after Fremantle Highway ro-ro fire

2023-08-22T12:00:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

The Fremantle Highway ro-ro vessel caught fire at the end of July, killing one person and injuring several others. 

Christopher Ludwig and Oliver Bilstein, BMW

‘Performing while transforming’ BMW's logistics in Spartanburg: Special series

2023-08-21T17:45:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

BMW’s largest plant is investing in digitalisation and people to prepare for electrification and manage capacity, according to VP of logistics Oliver Bilstein.

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