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ALSC Europe 2024, Dr Michael Nikolaides, senior vice-president, Production Network, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, at BMW

BMW’s Michael Nikolaides on a localised, digital supply chain

2024-06-13T14:41:00+01:00By

BMW Group has brought production, finance, sales, purchasing, and supply chain and logistics under the careful watch of Michael Nikolaides 

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Turkey announces 40% tariff on Chinese vehicle imports

2024-06-12T12:19:00+01:00By

Turkey imposes 40% additional tariff on vehicle imports from China to safeguard domestic automotive industry. EU announces its own

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BMW and Nissan make Mexican networks flexible for changing market demands

2024-06-07T16:27:00+01:00By

Read about how the OEMs are ramping up operations in Mexico, preparing for EVs, and digitalising their networks.

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Red Sofa Interview: BMW’s progress in US-Mexico network strategy

2024-05-23T17:31:00+01:00By

BMW’s Raúl Gamboa talks strategy, beneficial partnerships and the state-of-play in Mexico’s FVL sector.

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FVL North America 2024 Day 1 wrap-up

2024-05-23T16:51:00+01:00By

Join us inside the FVL North America 2024 Gala Dinner as we reflect on a day of insights and expertise from leaders in the region’s finished vehicle logistics sector. 

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FVL North America 2024 Cocktail Reception wrap-up

2024-05-22T11:00:00+01:00By

Join us inside the FVL North America 2024 Cocktail Reception as we get revved up for the hottest topics in finished vehicle logistics!

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Sharing risk drives supplier relations for GM, Stellantis, Honda, Nissan

2024-05-20T16:51:00+01:00By

 Now in its 24th year, the study found that communication, shared risk and flexible contracts made a difference in OEM rankings.

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BMW’s secret to success is preparation

2024-05-20T14:55:00+01:00By

 The main lesson BMW learned from the pandemic is that logistics disruption is the new normal and being prepared to cope with it is critical to the company mindset. Part of that preparation is having a flexible supply chain.

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BMW localising battery supply for Neue Klasse in Mexico

2024-05-10T14:22:00+01:00By

BMW Group has started construction of a battery manufacturing facility next to its San Luis Potosi plant in Mexico to safeguard Neue Klass production in 2027 and cut transport emissions

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Baltimore port on the rebound after bridge collapse

2024-05-07T10:25:00+01:00By

Baltimore port is working to get back on track as the US’ busiest vehicle-handling port and continuing with its revitalisation of infrastructure

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Containerised car deliveries soar on the US east coast

2024-04-22T14:56:00+01:00By

Tight ro-ro capacity is leading some carmakers to ship vehicles in containers and there has been a tenfold rise in volumes at the port of New York and New Jersey

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BMW renews contract with BCA for UK vehicle remarketing

2024-04-16T08:38:00+01:00By

BCA will be providing defleet, remarketing, inspection and collection services for BMW and specialist leasing and its fleet management business Alphabet

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Taking the supply chain for an x-ray

2024-03-25T09:34:00+00:00By

Process mining expert Celonis is working with carmakers to improve their supply chain transparency and will be discussing the technology with VW at a forthcoming Livestream event on process-led transformation

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BMW navigates the new ‘never normal’ in logistics

2024-03-21T13:52:00+00:00By

BMW has adapted to disruputiion by bringing production, finance, sales and purchasing, and supply chain logistics under one umbrella

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Red Sofa Interview: BMW’s Dr Michael Nikolaides on cross-functional decisions in the supply chain

2024-03-19T15:54:00+00:00By

Nikolaides discusses cross-functional decision making in logistics, and the balance between bringing costs down but keeping resiliency high.

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Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Europe: Recap blog

2024-03-12T14:36:00+00:00By

Follow our recap blog below to get the most important insights from Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Europe 2024 

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Shorter supply chains for resilient production

2024-03-11T14:55:00+00:00By

Mercedes-Benz and Stellantis are streamlining EV production with localised supply chain to boost efficiency, lower costs, and achieve sustainability goals

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BMW to localise battery supply in Thailand for forthcoming EV

2024-03-05T12:03:00+00:00By

BMW is investing in a second battery manufacturing facility in Thailand to supply EV production at its Rayong assembly plant

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

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

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

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

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