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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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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WHS Plastics invests in distribution to support UK automotive sector

2020-11-16T16:05:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

WHS Plastics, which provides plastic injection moulding products to the automotive sector, has opened a £3.5m ($4.5m) national distribution centre in Sutton Coldfield, in the UK Midlands.

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Bolloré to take over as head of Jaguar Land Rover

2020-07-29T13:29:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Thierry Bolloré will take over as CEO of Jaguar Land Rover on September 10 this year, replacing Ralf Speth, who is retiring from the role after ten years and moving to become non-executive vice-chairman…

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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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Unipart leads the charge with JLR battery contract

2020-03-03T15:34:00+00:00By Steve Garnsey

More than 100 Unipart employees will provide production logistics at Jaguar Land Rover’s (JLR) battery assembly centre, currently being built in Hams Hall, central England…

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Trade barriers threaten automotive sector after Brexit

2020-02-18T11:35:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

The UK government has confirmed that almost all imports from Europe will be the subject of trade barriers when the UK leaves the EU at the end of this year. All imported goods will need customs declarations and mandatory safety and security certificates..

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Explaining EU vehicle emissions targets: can OEMs avoid heavy fines?

2020-01-16T06:00:00+00:00By Daniel Harrison, Christopher Ludwig

The new average fleet targets that came into force in Europe on January 1st 2020 are having big impacts on the supply chain, pushing OEMs to produce and sell more hybrids and EVs. But the rules are complex and varied by brands, volume and sales. Here we provide a summary of the key rules and terminology.

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