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.
The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment has published updated guidelines on sustainable packaging designs for use in expendable packaging
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.
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.
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.
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.
Follow our recap blog below to get insights and analysis from Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Global 2023 in Detroit.
Keep up to date with the latest news and comment on the UAW strikes against Ford, GM and Stellantis in the US.
Union members begin their strike following failed negotiations with the OEMs for a new contract.
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.
The shipping firm moves finished vehicles for OEMs like Ford and BMW between the US, Europe and Africa.
The new plant will rely on a carbon-neutral supply chain and some carbon offsetting to help meet its goal.
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.
Door will lead in securing operations and improving quality and digitalisation across the supply chain. Jonathan Jennings and Dave Bozeman will also leave Ford
Stellantis, which has manufacturing plants in Luton and Ellesmere Port, said competitiveness in the UK needs to be reinforced by establishing more battery production in the UK
As supply chain disruption eases, UK carmakers have increased production and export volumes, but Stellantis and Ford have added to SMMT calls for a review of trade rules on localised content for EV production
Benjamin Pohl told delegates at this year’s FVL North America conference that Ford is looking hard at digital tools for real-time information to better identify where and when damage is occurring
Suppliers need “accountability” from OEMs across departments on EV strategy and purchasing, according to a major North America OEM-supplier relations index
Ford will export its F-150 Lightning electric pick-up truck to Norway next year, the first time the vehicle has been sold overseas. It joins the Mustang Mach-E and E-Transit in Europe’s leading EV market
US carmakers are working hard to increase available inventory of vehicles, with an emphasis on bigger passenger vehicles and pickups, which is now recovered to its highest level since 2021