Technology service providers

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Register: Livestream Hour Episode 8 – Driving innovation in production and logistics

2020-06-03T16:00:00+01:00

Join this special digital transformation livestream session as industry leaders discuss their strategies for managing innovation, developing the right IT tools for the future and turning disruption into business value, including Ford’s global supply chain transformation across key regions. Hosted by Christopher Ludwig. Join us Wednesday June 10th.

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Watch: Livestream Hour Episode 7 - Finished Vehicle Logistics: Restarting the network

2020-06-03T15:30:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

This special livestream episode focuses on the finished vehicle logistics network and how it is preparing to restart for the new normal, with insights from Hyundai Glovis, ProAct and more. Hosted by Christopher Ludwig and featuring updates and insights from the crisis and beyond for automotive supply chain and manufacturing.

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How 'self-healing' cars could change the aftermarket

2020-05-20T16:40:00+01:00By Richard Brown

As OEMs adopt over-the-air vehicle diagnostics and maintenance, what effect will this developing technology will have on inventory and the surrounding logistics network?

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Reaching for the stars: how Galileo’s satellites could help automotive logistics

2020-03-16T10:27:00+00:00By Malcolm Ramsay

Since launching its first test navigation satellite in 2005, the European Space Agency (ESA) has steadily built up the Galileo global positioning network and today operates 22 satellites. With four further launches due in 2020, the Galileo network is set to become the first fully operational high-accuracy global navigation satellite system (GNSS) – heralding a new era of precision navigation and, for the automotive industry, bringing opportunities for improved vehicle logistics.

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BorgWarner to buy Delphi in latest tier one consolidation

2020-01-28T17:27:00+00:00By Steve Garnsey

BorgWarner is buying Delphi Technologies in a takeover valued at around $3.3 billion that will result in one of the world’s leading propulsion companies. Merging will allow the two suppliers to combine resources to survive in a climate of topline revenue pressures and demands on investment in new technology

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Pairing up for progress: The advance of digital twins

2020-01-10T15:32:00+00:00By Steve Garnsey

A computer-based tool for process planning, quality checking, monitoring systems and a wide range of other uses, digital twinning is increasingly making its presence felt across the automotive industry. In essence, this is a version of something in real life, such as a piece of machinery, a production line or a supply chain operation, which is recreated on a desktop computer or a tablet. Digital twins are now used across manufacturing and warehouse operations to manage material flow, complete the order-to-delivery process and make efficiency and quality improvements in vehicle production.

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FCA to add battery hub to Mirafiori plant

2019-10-28T16:02:00+00:00By Steve Garnsey

FCA is to build a new battery assembly plant next to its Mirafiori car factory in Turin that will supply future generations of fully electric models

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Oh so simple? US start-up confident of delivering autonomous trucks

2019-10-28T12:30:00+00:00By Andrew Williams

As the global logistics industry continues moving towards the introduction and use of autonomous vehicles, a growing number of companies are competing for a slice of this burgeoning market. One such firm is Californian start-up TuSimple, which is developing a range of innovative self-driving truck technologies.

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In an age of disruptive change for the automotive industry, digital manufacturing technology is coming to the rescue

2019-08-20T10:57:00+01:00By Jeff Schipper

Demands from buyers for the latest vehicle technology and custom options are having a significant impact on automotive manufacturers and their partners. 

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Surgere sets it sights on Mexico

2019-08-07T10:09:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

US supply chain information provider Surgere of the US has set up a Mexican subsidiary, Technologias Avanzadas Surgere de Mexico, at Aguascalientes

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Data and the digitisation of the supply chain

2019-07-16T15:17:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

The automotive industry is being transformed by new vehicle technology, but operational processes are also undergoing profound changes driven by unprecedented levels of data

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Logistics 4.0: how smart technologies are lifting logistics to another level

2019-07-04T11:12:00+01:00By Andrew Williams

After a period of exploration, OEMs, tier suppliers and logistics providers are getting serious about making their operations smarter and more connected – Logistics 4.0 is here

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Why all eyes are on Israel for AI

2019-05-17T15:59:00+01:00By Jonathan Ward

In the race to perfect autonomous driving, Israel has proven to be a hotspot of technological innovation – driven, in part, by its military expertise and surveillance tools

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Maersk launches digital customs clearance

2019-05-07T15:38:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

Shipping line Maersk has launched a digital customs clearance platform, to help customers deal with complex shipping regulations. It claims to be the first container shipping company to offer the service. Various rules must be followed to ensure traded goods enter and exit a country legally. But if a delay ...

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Zim joins TradeLens to boost digitalisation

2019-05-01T11:15:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

Global container shipping provider, Zim Integrated Shipping Services, has signed up to the TradeLens digital business platform, a service based on blockchain technology to provide secure shipping data and make global trade more efficient.

From mine to factory: Volkswagen makes supply chain transparent

VW and Minespider collaborate on blockchain pilot for lead sourcing

2019-04-23T18:23:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Volkswagen Group has begun a pilot project aimed at gaining greater transparency in its materials supply chain through the use of blockchain technology.

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Introducing the European Transport Logistics Alliance

2019-04-02T12:23:00+01:00By Fracht SIA

In an industry that could benefit substantially from streamlined processes, Renatas Slenderis, CEO of Fracht, believes his company’s new alliance offers both collaboration and control for all members. Here, he explains how the ALCS platform works

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Europe conference: Live poll results

2017-06-13T17:53:34+01:00By Gareth Tredway

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Unipart invests in digital technology to meet 'disruptive and dislocating' pace of change

2017-03-27T15:33:13+01:00By Marcus Williams

UK parts manufacturer and logistics provider, Unipart Group, has used the announcement of its annual financial results to highlight a number of investments in digital technology covering inventory control, distribution and sequencing management.

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Maersk and IBM to introduce blockchain into global shipping industry

2017-03-08T14:29:04+00:00By Gareth Tredway

Shipping giant Maersk and IBM have announced a blockchain initiative that they say will help transform the cross-border shipping industry globally.

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