The latest logistics developments at JLR


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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

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Transform, connect and flex: JLR’s end-to-end supply chain upgrade

2023-05-24T17:24:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Barbara Bergmeier is leading an upgrade of systems, skills and supplier relations across Jaguar Land Rover’s supply chain as the OEM aims to build more EVs and reduce emissions across the supply chain


Jaguar Land Rover plans EV supply chain for UK

2023-04-25T09:50:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Jaguar Land Rover is investing £15 billion for electric vehicle production in the UK, including the supply of electric drives and batteries from its Wolverhampton Engine Manufacturing Centre


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


Carmakers and tier ones need better supply chain alignment

2023-03-27T10:10:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

At ALSC Europe this year, Jaguar Land Rover, Plastic Omnium and Kuehne + Nagel tackled the issue of supply chain misalignment between the OEMs and tier one suppliers

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Interview: How Jaguar Land Rover manufacturing learned to be flexible

2023-03-24T10:16:00+00:00By Christopher Ludwig

Paulina Chmielarz reveals how Jaguar Land Rover’s production team has worked with supply chain teams to increase planning flexibility, and the great potential of its overhaul of manufacturing and logistics systems 


Tata Technologies to help improve supply chain agility at JLR

2023-03-20T18:01:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Jaguar Land Rover stands to benefit from a cloud-based ERP system provided by Tata Technologies that promises to make its supply chain and logistics more transparent and agile

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Improved chip supply helps JLR return to profit

2023-01-31T13:58:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

An improvement in the inbound supply of semiconductors has helped Jaguar Land Rover return to profit through increased output including of the new Range Rover models


Jaguar Land Rover adjusts assembly mix to manage chip shortage

2022-11-29T10:10:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Jaguar Land Rover is focusing production of more popular models that it can complete as a strategy to deal with the ongoing semiconductor shortage


Neil Marsons leaves purchasing role at Jaguar Land Rover

2022-11-29T08:25:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Jaguar Land Rover’s director of global purchasing, Neil Marsons, is leaving the carmaker for a new role in procurement at JCB


Thierry Bolloré to step down as CEO of Jaguar Land Rover

2022-11-21T11:56:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Jaguar Land Rover’s CEO Thierry Bolloré is leaving the company at the end of this year for personal reasons and will be replace on an interim basis by CFO Adrian Mardell

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Jaguar Land Rover chooses Wolfspeed for semiconductor supply

2022-11-03T12:48:00+00:00By Hazel Southwell

Electronic subcomponents supplier Wolfspeed will supply semiconductors to Jaguar Land Rover’s forthcoming electric vehicle range, beginning with Range Rover models in 2024


Carmakers look to restructure European dealer network

2022-10-24T15:50:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

European carmakers are looking to cut costs from the distrubution of their vehicles at a time when capacity is curtailed and digital tools offer alternatives to the traditional way of selling vehicles

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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

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UK car output falls in H1 but EVs offer promise

2022-07-29T13:32:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

The shortage in the supply of key components, including semiconductors, along with other supply chain disruption has hit UK passenger car production in the first half of 2022


Barbara Bergmeier joins JLR to head Industrial Operations reorganisation

2022-07-04T15:41:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Jaguar Land Rover has appointed Barbara Bergmeier to the newly created role of executive director of industrial operations, with responsibilities across manufacturing, purchasing and supply chain


Jaguar Land Rover expands business with Unipart Logistics

2022-01-10T17:16:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Jaguar Land Rover has signed a second logistics contract with Unipart, this time for the provision of back office customer services for its retail network in the US and Canada


Jaguar Land Rover signs five-year contract with Unipart in US

2021-12-06T10:15:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Unipart Logistics has expanded its services for Jaguar Land Rover in the US with the addition of a newly built aftermarket parts distribution centre in Mickleton (NJ), supporting the carmaker’s expansion into the north-east


Gefco invests in UK sequencing centre to support Jaguar Land Rover

2021-10-04T10:22:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Gefco has expanded its operations in the Merseyside region of the UK with the opening of a 16,350 sq.m logistics sequencing centre next to its existing facility in Speke.

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Electrifying Europe: EU ‘Fit for 55’ legislation will transform the automotive supply chain

2021-08-23T21:46:00+01:00By Daniel Harrison

The EU’s latest salvo to mitigate against climate change will eliminate ICEs and transform automotive supply chains across Europe and beyond

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