The latest logistics developments at Honda.



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.


Honda begins vehicle exports from India to Japan


Honda Cars India is exporting its Elevate mid-size SUV to Japan for the first time via the APM Terminals facility at the port of Pipavav


Nissan signs EV and software feasibility studies with Honda and Mitsubishi


The Japanese carmakers are collaborating on two separate MoUs focused on EV sourcing and the use of renewable energy and carbon neutrality


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

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Red Sofa Interview: Honda’s dynamic logistics routing in US a breakthrough in flexibility


Dan Pace reveals how Honda has made its inbound logistics routing more agile to actual demand, and improved part-level visibility.

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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. 


Suppliers demand OEM accountability on EV plans to support supply chain investment


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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US Senate investigates forced labour in auto supply chain


The US Senate Committee on Finance is questioning car manufacturers and suppliers about the suspected use of forced labour by tier suppliers based in Xinjiang, China

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Mamadou Diallo to lead national operations at American Honda


Mamadou Diallo is taking over from Dave Gardner as executive vice-president of national operations at American Honda, where he will look after sales planning and strategy, and logistics


The swing of the post-Covid pendulum

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Dennis Manns, executive vice-president of advisory group North Motors, talks in detail about the lessons learned from the disruption of the last three years and why better communication is crucial

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LG and Honda formalise joint battery venture for North American supply


Honda has become the latest in a string of OEMs to tie up a joint venture with LG Energy Solutions for EV battery supply in North America.


US DoE announces $2.5 billion loan to accelerate Ultium Cells plants


GM’s battery joint venture with LG Energy Solution – Ultium Cells – is getting a production boost from a $2.5 billion loan from the US Department of Energy

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Global automotive outlook: no return to normal


Leading analyst Joe McCabe shares insight on the key trends shaping the market, including EV forecasts, semiconductors and OEMs’ inventory and business models.


George Grahovac leaves Honda for global consulting role


George Grahovac has left Honda after a 30+ year tenure in supply chain and logistics to take up a role as senior consultant at Ernst and Young Global Consulting 


The benefits of a better pack mentality


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

Honda Prologue SUV, a collaboration with GM to use its Ultium platform

Honda joins GM, Stellantis in US battery joint ventures with LG


After announcing a partnership with GM to use its Ultium platform and Sony to build future EVs, Honda will now partner with LG to make batteries in the US

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Blueprints for the rebound at North America’s vehicle ports


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


Suppliers Partnership releases updated guidance for automotive packaging


The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment has released an updated guidance document on sustainable packaging for automotive manufacturing operations


A gateway for growth in the Gulf


The US Gulf coast has a new port for finished vehicle trade that offers competitive advantages in cost and time, and the latest in vehicle processing services and technology


Supply shortages hit UK vehicle output in Q1 says SMMT


Vehicle production in the UK in the first quarter of this year was badly affected by supply shortages while also dealing with a tough economic environment with rising energy costs and other inflationary factors

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