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BEV adoption in North America will take ‘longer than thought’


 The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) on the North American market outlook.


Closing the digital divide at Ford


Ford’s product line manager for material and vehicle logistics IT, Becca Adam, explains the carmaker’s implementation of digital twin concepts 

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Ford is increasing telematic data sharing in vehicle logistics


Ford’s Alex McMall joined FreightVerify’s Nathan Lawson to discuss the benefits of telematics for milestone tracking in vehicle logistics 

FVL NA 2024   (L to R) Sean Baltazar, RPM; Lisa Kline, Subaru of America; Christopher Ludwig, Automotive Logistics; Paul Roosen, Ford; Christoph Seitz, DP World Logistics

How to democratise data and enable transparency in FVL


Leaders from Ford, Subaru, Volkswagen and more discuss how to enable and improve data sharing and transparency in finished vehicle logistics across North America. 


FVL NA in pictures: Day 2


Here’s how the second day at the FVL North America 2024 confernece went. Speakers from Ford, BMW, NIssan and Volkswagen took the stage to share important insights form the finished vehical sector. 


FVL North America 2024 Day 1 wrap-up


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. 


FVL North America 2024 Cocktail Reception wrap-up


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


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


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


Autoport’s efficiency drive on the east coast


US vehicle terminal operator Autoport, based at the port of Wilmington in Delaware, moved 115,000 vehicles through its facilities last year

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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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