The latest logistics developments at Honda.



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

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

2023-10-02T20:15:00+01:00By Richard Logan

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

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. 


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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US Senate investigates forced labour in auto supply chain

2023-04-11T07:54:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

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

2023-01-31T13:21:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

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

2023-01-31T10:22:00+00:00By Hazel Southwell, Marcus Williams

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

2023-01-13T15:28:00+00:00By Hazel Southwell

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

2022-12-13T13:07:00+00:00By Hazel Southwell

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

2022-09-27T18:25:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

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

2022-09-12T13:37:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

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

2022-09-08T13:43:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

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

2022-08-30T12:38:00+01:00By Hazel Southwell

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

2022-08-10T15:03:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

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

2022-07-14T13:45:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

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

2022-05-02T15:41:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

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


An ongoing crisis for terminal throughput

2022-01-18T10:45:00+00:00By Malcolm Ramsay

Supply chain delays that were initially viewed as temporary hiccups have now morphed into a prolonged crisis as global trade dynamics have been upended

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IBM to integrate and manage Honda Europe’s finance and procurement

2021-11-09T10:58:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Honda Motor Europe has recently signed a five-year agreement with IBM under which the consultancy plans to manage and run Honda’s finance and procurement operations across Europe.


Localising the balance of power at GM

2021-11-09T05:15:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

GM is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to stated goals for electric and autonomous vehicle production in North America. Closer integration with its battery suppliers is key to success, as is its strategic alliance with Honda, writes Marcus Williams 

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