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ALSC Live Overview

Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Live Overview

2020-09-15T05:37:00+01:00

The first Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Live virtual conference is here, with more than 70 speakers and 30 sessions. Read this overview for insight into the key topics and theme, including electric vehicle and battery supply chains, sustainable supply chains, digital transformation and supply chain resilience. Featuring interviews and keynotes from leading carmakers, tier suppliers, logistics providers and supply chain and trade experts. 

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Hyundai Glovis back on track in US by next month despite rail concerns

2020-06-08T09:59:00+01:00By Victoria Johns

Hyundai Kia’s logistics division, Hyundai Glovis, hopes for “some sort of level of normalcy” for the manufacture and distribution of vehicles in the US by July 4, despite railroads being currently under capacity, according to the group’s senior national manager of vehicle logistics, Darren Acker.

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Watch: Livestream Hour Episode 7 - Finished Vehicle Logistics: Restarting the network

2020-06-03T15:30:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

This special livestream episode focuses on the finished vehicle logistics network and how it is preparing to restart for the new normal, with insights from Hyundai Glovis, ProAct and more. Hosted by Christopher Ludwig and featuring updates and insights from the crisis and beyond for automotive supply chain and manufacturing.

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Watch: Kia maintains investment, launches and stability in Europe

2020-05-12T11:17:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Kia Motors Europe chief operating officer, Emilio Herrera, and director of marketing, Carlos Lahoz, outline how the Korean brand is learning from supply chain and production disruptions, digitalising sales channels and maintaining investment in electrification to chart a route towards recovery in Europe.

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Kia UK opens online sales and provides maintenance services

2020-05-11T10:13:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Kia dealers in the UK have been given the go-ahead to take remote orders from customers (though dealer showrooms remain closed) and some are reopening workshops to carry out aftermarket services, including repairs and MOTs…

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Inaccurate EDI call-offs a risk for tier suppliers

2020-05-11T10:06:00+01:00By Victoria Johns

 The majority of OEMs will return to some level of production this month as pandemic-enforced lockdowns are eased, but there is concern about whether their schedules match customer demand and how this is being communicated to tier suppliers. .. 

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Decline in UK car sales worse than financial crisis, says SMMT

2020-05-04T11:37:00+01:00By Victoria Johns

The UK new car market declined by just over 44% in March this year, according to figures published last month by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)…

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Start-stop production part of the new normal for OEMs

2020-05-04T09:36:00+01:00By Victoria Johns

Carmakers are potentially hostage to a halting series of restarts as the automotive industry tries to gradually restart production across Europe in regions seeing a lowering of coronavirus infections. During last week’s Livestream event from Ultima Media Matteo Fini, executive director, automotive supply chain and technology, at market analyst IHS Markit said start and stop operations, such as Kia has recently experienced, are definitely part of the new normal

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Kia suspends production in Slovakia on supply shortages

2020-04-21T21:38:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Kia has had to halt the assembly lines two weeks after restarting them, demonstrating the challenges that OEMs face in restarting vehicle production during the ongoing lockdown and coronavirus crisis.

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Preparing for the next phase of the Covid-19 crisis: European vehicle forecast and logistics changes

2020-04-17T11:58:00+01:00By ECG Business Intelligence

Download this report for monthly forecast of European vehicle registration and production, and an analysis of the manufacturing, supply chain and logistics changes required as OEMs begin restarting assembly plants. This report is the latest from ECG Business Intelligence, a collaboration between the Association of European Vehicle Logistics and Automotive from Ultima Media

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Calling stop on automotive supply chains: how long can companies survive the Covid-19 crisis?

2020-03-20T13:48:00+00:00By Christopher Ludwig

With the coronavirus pandemic causing a level of automotive plant shutdowns not seen since the second world war, suppliers and logistics providers will face failures without direct support from government, and close collaboration with OEMs and industry.

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Suppliers set CEE on firm foundations

2020-01-08T10:52:00+00:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

In the decades since the end of the Cold War, Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) has been attracting automotive components suppliers by virtue of its cheap labour, low taxes and convenient geographical location. Now, the region is aiming to maintain or even build on its gains in the face of vehicle electrification, rising global competition and other challenges.

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Kia invests in charging infrastructure to cope with growing EV imports

2019-12-11T11:25:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Sales of electric vehicles (EVs) still need to gain momentum but that depends on a lot of issues, including cost, adequate charging infrastructure, and a clearer roadmap for consumers on exactly what technology will eventually win out. Nevertheless, demand is strong in the UK…

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Slovakia stays strong in straightened times

2019-10-24T09:28:00+01:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

The news announced earlier this year that Volkswagen (VW) was going to scrap 3,000 of the 15,000 jobs at its Slovakian plant came virtually out of the blue and sparked off speculation that the country’s authorities might have been so absorbed with labour reform during the ongoing election campaign that they have unintentionally made the domestic automotive sector less attractive for foreign investors.

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Cuxport on a roll with 2m BMW exports

2019-09-04T08:55:00+01:00By Victoria Johns

German port services provider Cuxport, a joint venture between Rhenus Group and HHLA Container Terminals, exported its two millionth BMW to the UK last week. The company is looking ahead to build on that and other intercontinental trade, and while Brexit uncertainty is a challenge, Rhenus’ management believes that Cuxhaven ...

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ABP to expand Grimsby auto terminal

2019-08-12T13:25:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

Associated British Ports (ABP) has awarded a construction contract for the next phase of development at its Grimsby Automotive Terminal on England’s east coast.

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Glovis launches freight company in US

2019-06-26T09:30:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

Glovis America, part of South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Group, has established a truck-based freight transport business in the US…

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OEMs look forward to continued trade between UK and South Korea

2019-06-12T13:16:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

The UK and South Korea are on the brink of formalising a free trade agreement (FTA) following the conclusion of discussions and the signing this week of a joint statement by the two countries

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Attendees

2019-04-03T14:15:00+01:00

Accelerated ServicesAcertusAdcock Northeast Auto TransportAIAGAJL TransportAlabama State Port AuthorityAll State Auto TransportAlliance Purchasing OrganizationAmerican Honda MotorAPL LogisticsAuto Haulers Association of AmericaAuto Trans ExpertsAutoMap, LLCAutomobile Carriers Conference - American Trucking AssociationsAutomotive FleetAutomotive Logistics Executive CommitteeAutomotive Logistics GroupAutoPortAutos In MotionAutoTrans ExpertsBNSFCanadian PacificCargotelCCT Auto-TransCenturion Auto LogisticsCFR RinkensChampion Auto CarriersCNContra Costa Transportation AuthorityCottrellCP RailCRC ...

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Hyundai abandons trial moving vehicles by rail

2018-12-12T11:09:12+00:00By Barry Cross

Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) has decided not to pursue a recent pilot scheme to despatch finished vehicles to Chennai port by rail.

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