Ford has joined the online cross-industry platform Manufacture 2030, which provides digital tools to measure, manage and help reduce carbon emissions produced in the supply chain
Cleaning up the finished vehicle is a priority for meeting climate targets and that includes cleaning up the supply chain and logistics supporting localised production of EVs, which is what the Inflation Reduction Act aims to do
As foreign carmakers continue to cut ties with Russia the country is finding it hard to secure parts for nationalised production and is now looking at EV investment as a strategy to rebuild
European carmakers are looking to cut costs from the distrubution of their vehicles at a time when capacity is curtailed and digital tools offer alternatives to the traditional way of selling vehicles
Martina Graser is replacing Dirk Willmann as Ford’s director of material planning and logistics (MP&L) in Europe. Willmann is retiring after a career with the carmaker covering 30+ years
Ford veteran Joe Hinrichs will take over as president and CEO of North American Class 1 rail provider CSX later this month, replacing James Foote who is retiring
GM and Magna International discuss the latest gains in sustainable packaging ahead of a focused discussion at ALSC Global in Detroit on September 20-22 that also include Orbis
James Bennett is moving to a new role at Jaxport as chief operating officer where continuing development of automotive capacity at Blount Island will be one of his key tasks
Carmakers in Europe are keeping a close eye on critically low levels across the inland waterway network, with Ford taking action to lessen loads but increase frequency
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
Track electric vehicle lithium battery gigafactories by manufacturer, location, manufacturer, current and planned gigawatt (GWh) capacity.
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
Frederiek Toney, vice-president of the Ford Customer Service Division (FCSD), is leaving the company later this year after a career stretching 22 years. Dave Bozeman will take over from him
The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment has released an updated guidance document on sustainable packaging for automotive manufacturing operations
Production volatility in the automotive industry means volumes are down at the US port of Jacksonville but with a rebound around the corner the port authority is working with terminal operators to upgrade its facilities
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
Christopher Ludwig summarises key takeaways from FVL North America, where vehicle ETA, capacity and costs were major concerns, but so were finding practical ways to work together.
EV charging infrastrcuture company Flo is building a $3m production factory in Michigan that will make Level 2 stations and DC fast chargers
Logistics executives from Ford, United Road and Kansas City Southern discuss how to help service recover across road and rail.
At this week’s Finished Vehicle Logistics North America conference in Huntington Beach, California, carmakers including Ford, Kia, Nissan, Toyota and VW discussed the urgent issue of low inventory and how important visibility in delivery was for more accurate ETAs