The latest logistics developments at JLR


DHL trucks HVO

DHL Supply Chain establishes HVO fuelling across UK

2024-03-04T16:35:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

DHL Supply Chain is now using hydrotreated vegetable oil as a diesel alternative at its onsite refuelling locations across the UK

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Tata’s Agratas confirms location of UK gigafactory for anchor client JLR

2024-03-04T16:29:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

The Somerset location is connected by road, rail, deep sea port and international airports. 


Evtec Aluminium to supply JLR with EV powertrain components

2024-02-13T09:34:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

JLR has signed a contract with parts supplier Evtec Aluminium worth $67m for the supply of EV powertrain parts

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An automotive supply chain in transition – the year in review

2023-12-19T12:12:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

This year has seen greater efforts to stabilise the supply of key components and investments in localised production of electric vehicles on both sides of the Atlantic


Thierry Bolloré joins About:Energy as director

2023-12-04T12:23:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Thierry Bolloré has taken a new role as director of About:Energy, a battery technology start-up, and will use his 30+ years’ experience to oversee its automotive strategy

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Core connections for quality output at JLR

2023-11-14T13:11:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

JLR has has a digitally supported strategy for product lifecycle management in its assembly plants that relies on a core IT infrastructure.

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Red Sofa Interview: JLR’s Paulina Chmielarz on how data strategy supports a reimagined supply chain

2023-11-13T16:28:00+00:00By Christopher Ludwig

Paulina Chmielarz reveals how aligned digital and data strategies will be essential in JLR’s transition to electric and software-defined vehicles.


JLR battles service parts shortage

2023-11-09T12:50:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

JLR is suffering disruption to the distribution of parts to the retail network ahead of the opening of its global parts distribution centre in the UK

JLR Q2 2024

Jaguar Land Rover attributes sales growth to improved supply

2023-10-17T11:15:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

JLR has reported year-on-year increased sales volumes for the second quarter (Q2) of the financial year 2024, the three-month period to 30th September 2023.

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ALSC Global 2023 On Demand: That’s a wrap!

2023-10-12T16:46:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Christopher Ludwig, Editor-in-Chief, Automotive Logistics sits on the Red Sofa for a final time as we wrap up Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Global 2023 in Dearborn, Michigan. 

The ‘minimum CO2e saving of 85%’, applies to JLR’s HGVs moving goods between its UK manufacturing centres, suppliers and retailers.

JLR to use alternative fuel and EV transport fleet in UK in contract renewal with DHL

2023-09-01T15:38:00+01:00By Ilkhan Ozsevim

JLR has announced an ambitious UK sustainability project to be achieved through an alternative fuel and EV transport fleet. 

Paulina Chmielarz, JLR

Paulina Chmielarz and Frank Ludwig promoted to push JLR’s digitalisation and supply chain operations

2023-08-29T11:26:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

The OEM has bolstered its senior team to improve planning, visibility and digitalisation in the supply chain. 

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What Tata’s new UK battery gigafactory means for the supply chain

2023-07-19T15:11:00+01:00By Daniel Harrison

Tata Group has announced a £4bn battery cell gigafactory in the UK, with JLR as its anchor client. But with Brexit trade tariffs due to be enforced in the UK this year, what does the future look like for the UK’s EV supply chain? 

JLR will add new models to Solihull plant

Tata to build UK gigafactory with JLR as anchor client and strong benefits for supply chain

2023-07-19T11:21:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

 Tata Group has formed a new subsidiary for its global battery business, known as Agratas. The plant in Somerset is the first Agratas venture. 

JLR partners with Everstream to embed AI into its supply chain

JLR uses AI to strengthen supply chain

2023-06-18T23:01:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and Everstream Analytics will work together to predict and avoid future disruptions in the supply chain. 

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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 JLR’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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