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UAW workers ratify deals with GM, Ford and Stellantis

2023-11-21T12:47:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

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

2023-11-17T14:17:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

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

2023-10-19T13:29:00+01:00By Daniel Harrison

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

2023-10-12T16:59:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

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!

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. 

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

2023-10-12T16:02:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

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

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

2023-09-19T09:24:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

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

2023-09-15T06:53:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

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’

2023-09-06T12:16:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

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

2023-06-20T12:11:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

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

2023-06-13T14:00:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

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

2023-06-12T15:19:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

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

2023-06-07T15:23:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

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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Stellantis warns rules of origin threaten production and raise logistics costs

2023-05-26T14:59:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

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


UK car output driven by exports but trade rules could hurt EV future

2023-05-26T10:30:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

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

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A picture paints a thousand words for Ford’s quality inspection

2023-05-23T16:50:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

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 demand OEM accountability on EV plans to support supply chain investment

2023-05-22T17:31:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

Suppliers need “accountability” from OEMs across departments on EV strategy and purchasing, according to a major North America OEM-supplier relations index

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Ford to export F-150 Lightning to Norway next year

2023-04-25T10:17:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

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 vehicle inventory highest in two years

2023-04-17T14:16:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

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

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