The latest logistics developments at JLR


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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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Second phase of work on Jaguar Land Rover’s logistics centre underway

2021-07-27T10:18:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Jaguar Land Rover is installing automated technology from Dematic at its new logistics operations centre in the UK, which promises to bring greater efficiencies to its just-in-time inbound logistics 

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Unipart Logistics to run JLR aftermarket parts facility in UK

2021-06-14T09:13:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Unipart Logistics is building on the services it provides for Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) in the UK with the signing of a new five-year contrarct to run the carmaker’s global parts logistics centre in Appleby Magna in the UK Midlands

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How the European automotive industry aims to build back semiconductor and chip supply

2021-05-04T10:24:00+01:00By Namrita Chow

OEMs, suppliers and EU officials are considering how best to develop Europe’s semiconductor supply bases to mitigate current and future shortages, but the broad gaps at many levels – including for older, larger chips – mean there will be no magic bullet

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Think Tank: Future-proofing aftermarket and service parts logistics

2021-04-23T15:25:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

As automotive service parts demand and requirements evolve, logistics experts from Jaguar Land Rover, Bosch, Kuehne+Nagel and the European parts association, CLEPA, look to the capacity, technology and network changes necessary to maintain service levels.

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Think Tank: How Covid has accelerated digitalisation for finished vehicle logistics

2021-04-23T15:25:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

More OEMs and logistics providers in Europe are adapting and investing in digital tools and services than ever before, according to technology experts at INFORM, Proact and Fracht

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Jaguar Land Rover reimagines its electric future

2021-02-16T11:26:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Jaguar will be a purely electric vehicle (EV) maker by 2025, with its partner Land Rover also adding six pure electric variants over the next five years as it aims to power 60% of its products with “zero-tailpipe powertrains” by 2030. The first pure-electric Land Rover will go on sale in 2024 and diesel models will be phased out in 2026.


JLR looks for supply chain transparency with Circulor investment

2020-12-18T13:43:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

The venture capital and mobility division of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) – InMotion Ventures – has invested an undisclosed sum in blockchain technology provider Circulor. 

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