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Common standards to alleviate uncertain demand and distribution changes

2020-09-16T09:08:00+01:00By Illya Verpraet

Standardising communications between OEMs and their suppliers offers novel possibilities to smooth out the volatile conditions that modern automotive logistics has to contend with according to Robert Cameron, chairman of Odette International, which is working with European OEMs, suppliers and logistics providers to create such standards – including for finished vehicle logistics.

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The medium is the message

2020-09-09T11:22:00+01:00By Joanne Perry

Over the last two years leading players in the European automotive industry have been collaborating on a standard for digital messaging that covers outbound logistics processes from the factory to the dealership. The project has involved almost 30 other organisations, including carmakers, logistics providers, software companies, shortsea car carrier lines and terminal operators 

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AL FVL Summer 2020

2020-08-25T18:55:00+01:00

Collaboration between the automotive, logistics and the tech sectors is growing by the day, with the coronavirus crisis accelerating digitalisation across the supply chain. Our latest digital edition explores systems standards and tech innovations, including new communication protocols for vehicle logistics in Europe, and a range of new supply chain technology at Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, Audi México, VW Zwickau, Seat Martorell and Renault F-1. 

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RNM Alliance extends contract with Groupe Cat in France and Belgium

2020-08-10T11:07:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi (RNM) Alliance has extended its contract with Groupe Cat for the distribution of vehicles in France and Belgium. The new three-year contract will see around 350,000 vehicles delivered per year, including across international borders…

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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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DP World to take majority stake in Unico Logistics

2020-07-28T15:54:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

 Container terminal giant DP World is buying a majority 60% stake in South Korean multimodal transport provider Unico Logistics in a move designed to expand its logistics service offering, including in the automotive sector…

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Salles replaces Sutcliffe as supply chain head at RNM Alliance

2020-06-08T12:34:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Jean-François Salles (pictured) has taken over as global vice-president of supply chain at the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi (RNM) Alliance, replacing Mark Sutcliffe who moved to become senior vice-president of the Alliance LCV business unit, effective June 1…

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Buchner to step down as Mercedes-Benz Trucks chief

2020-03-17T14:58:00+00:00By Steve Garnsey

Stefan Buchner (pictured) is to end his management board membership at Daimler Truck and role as the head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks on September 30…

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MCW Logistics Solutions to strengthen outbound services in South-East Asia

2020-03-06T11:43:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

A new joint venture based in Thailand aims to provide a stronger inland logistics network for the distribution of finished vehicles in the country from the beginning of April this year…

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South Korean trade body fines Japanese auto parts providers

2019-08-07T09:03:00+01:00By Barry Cross

Denso, Diamond Electric Mfg, Hitachi Automotive Systems and Mitsubishi Electric have been fined a total of $76m by South Korea’s fair trade commission..

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Mitsubishi and Nissan streamline logistics in Japan and US

2019-07-15T14:08:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Japanese company Zero is taking over the domestic finished vehicle logistics for Mitsubishi Motors from August this year. Those services were provided by the carmaker’s subsidiary Mitsubishi Automotive Logistics Technology (MLT), which will in future focus on its maintenance and repairs operations…

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Rise of smart cars heralds supply chain disruption, says Alliance’s Mark Sutcliffe

2019-07-09T14:56:00+01:00By Victoria Johns

Despite the fact that global total industry volume (TIV) is likely to drop by 7% or 8% this year, longer term growth is forecast to be huge, said Mark Sutcliffe, senior vice president of industrial strategy and supply chain management (SCM) at the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi (RNM) Alliance…

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Centre of the world: How the Middle East is growing in importance for automotive

2019-06-21T08:59:00+01:00By Manik Mehta

With vehicle sales on the rise and multiple free trade zones under development, the Middle East is attracting greater attention from the automotive industry than ever before

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A special case: how Russia hopes to boost local production with investment contracts

2019-05-20T11:16:00+01:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia is attempting to boost tier supplier capacity via contracts with OEMs and logistics subsidies for parts makers, but it is unclear how successful this will be

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

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Mitsubishi starts shipments to Mexico via Mazatlán

2019-01-28T11:44:00+00:00By Barry Cross

Mitsubishi has delivered its first shipment of Japanese-made vehicles to Mexico through the port of Mazatlán. It was the largest single delivery of vehicles by a carmaker to the port, consisting of 4,870 vehicles including Mirage hatchback, Mirage G4, Eclipse Cross, Outlander and L200 units. The vehicles were unloaded in ...

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Mitsubishi aims to expand production in Vietnam

2018-11-20T16:27:44+00:00By Steve Garnsey

Japanese carmaker Mitsubishi Motors is looking to start building vehicles from the ground up in Vietnam, rather than just assembling knockdown kits there, its CEO, Osamu Masuko, has announced.

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Energising the synergising

2018-10-26T17:02:49+01:00By Ian Henry

Renault and Nissan began their wide-ranging alliance and set up cross-shareholdings in each other back in 1999, and since then Daimler, Avtovaz and most recently Mitsubishi have also become part of this evolving structure. Numerous shared vehicle platforms, manufacturing and logistics operations and back-office functions have been developed. Furthermore, impressive ...

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Russian carmakers appeal for a stop to state aid

2018-10-24T12:49:07+01:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Leading carmakers in Russia have appealed to the government’s Industry and Trade Ministry to stop providing state aid to companies investing in new vehicle assembly plants in the country.

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Pressing a point

2018-10-15T10:31:14+01:00By Mike Farish, ams_mikefarish

Slightly to the north of Wolverhampton in the UK’s industrial Midlands – and perhaps more crucially just a few miles off a key transport route, the M6 motorway – lies one of the latest additions to the worldwide roster of production facilities for stamped automotive metal parts. In mid-September, Spanish-owned ...

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