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Battling the bottlenecks in European vehicle distribution


Speakers from Ford, Inform, RPM and Sallaum Lines met at ALSC Europe to discuss port congestion, direct chartering and the role digital tools can play in mitigating congestion for vehicle logistics


Red Sofa Interview: Empowering excellence for women in the supply chain


At ALSC Europe 2024 in Bonn, Automotive Logistics held the first Women in Supply Chain panel and networking session, to help support women and raise their voices in the industry. 


Evtec Aluminium to supply JLR with EV powertrain components


JLR has signed a contract with parts supplier Evtec Aluminium worth $67m for the supply of EV powertrain parts

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Ford’s Dubai PDC will distribute service parts to GCC, Africa and Asia Pacific


Ford’s 42,000 sq.m parts distribution centre in the Dubai World Central economic zone will store 85,000 SKUs and leverage cutting-edge technology

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GM wins big in 2023, Stellantis and Ford lose out


GM had the strongest sales in North America last year compared to other OEMs, having sold nearly 2.6m units in 2023, up 14% over 2022 according to market analyst Cox Automotive.


Ford breaks ground on Dubai PDC with DB Schenker


Ford has broken ground on a 42,000 sq.m parts distribution centre, which is expected to open in January 2025 and will be operated by DB Schenker


UAW workers ratify deals with GM, Ford and Stellantis


Members of the United Auto Workers union (UAW) have ratified the tentative deals with GM, Ford and Stellantis following weeks of strikes against the Detroit Big Three, but an expert warned the damage may already be done for some suppliers.


SP publishes latest guidance on expendable packaging


The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment has published updated guidelines on sustainable packaging designs for use in expendable packaging

Sarah Amico, Jack Cooper, Sean Baltazar, RPM and Oskar Orstadious, Höegh Autoliners discussed how to keep pace with change in FVL

FVL capacity constraints likely to remain across North America


Expert panellists at the Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Global 2023 conference explained current FVL capacity woes, mitigation strategies and why the issue will not be resolved any time soon.

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ALSC Global 2023 On Demand: Day two wrap-up from the Henry Ford Museum


Christopher Ludwig, Editor-in-Chief, Automotive Logistics gives us the rundown of day two at Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Global 2023, from the Ryder Gala Dinner at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. 

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


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. 

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ALSC Global 2023 On Demand: Welcome drinks and what to expect


Christopher Ludwig, Editor-in-Chief, Automotive Logistics is at the welcoming night of Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Global 2023 at the Welcome Drinks Reception, sponsored by Kuehne+Nagel, as delegates get excited about the coming days at the conference.

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Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Global: Recap


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

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UAW strikes latest news: Mary Barra says GM will offset $1.1 bn blow from UAW strikes


Keep up to date with the latest news and comment on the UAW strikes against Ford, GM and Stellantis in the US.


UAW workers start strike against GM, Ford and Stellantis


Union members begin their strike following failed negotiations with the OEMs for a new contract.

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Big three strikes ’could lead to automotive supplier redundancies’


Potential strike action by UAW members who work at the ‘big three’ carmakers in the US - Ford, GM and Stellantis - could have far-reaching effects across the automotive supply chain. 

Sallaum Lines orders new PCTC vessels to increase ro-ro capacity

Sallaum Lines expands ro-ro capacity with new PCTC orders


The shipping firm moves finished vehicles for OEMs like Ford and BMW between the US, Europe and Africa.

Ford opens its new Cologne Electric Vehicle Center in Germany

Ford opens $2bn carbon-neutral EV plant in Cologne


The new plant will rely on a carbon-neutral supply chain and some carbon offsetting to help meet its goal.

Dave Bozeman takes over as CEO at CH Robinson

Dave Bozeman leaves Ford to become CEO of logistics firm CH Robinson


Dave Bozeman will be joining logistics firm CH Robinson as its new chief executive officer, bringing his experience in leading digitally-oriented global supply chains and logistics management. 

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Ford names Liz Door chief supply chain officer with aim to make SCM a competitive advantage


Door will lead in securing operations and improving quality and digitalisation across the supply chain. Jonathan Jennings and Dave Bozeman will also leave Ford

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