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Philip Damas Drewry ALSC Europe

Global container shipping the worst for 50 years reports Drewry

2022-05-17T11:43:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Global port congestion, and unpredictable transit and lead times in container shipping have resulted in one of the most dismal and uncertain times for the maritime transport of goods, something that isn’t expected to improve until 2023

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Rising fuel price a primary concern for outbound sector

2022-05-17T08:30:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

A new quarterly survey from RPM and Automotive Logistics reveals that the rise in fuel price is the number one concern for both providers and users of finished vehicle logistics services around the world


Tesla delays production rebound in China

2022-05-16T14:36:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Tesla is battling parts and labour shortages as it tries to recover its manufacturing capacity in Shanghai, China in face of widespread Covid-related disruption

Michelle Carter, IAC

Watch: Supply chain resilience – failure not an option

2022-05-12T20:10:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Supply chain experts from tier-1 suplier IAC, Kuehne+Nagel and time:matters talk about how logistics stakeholders should work together to ensure more predictive and responsive supply chains


An electric shock for VW Group’s supply chain in Europe

2022-05-06T11:31:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Volkswagen’s head of battery cell logistics, Matthias Braun, told delegates at ALSC Europe about VW’s vertical integration of lithium battery production in Europe and the impact on the supply chain 


Supply shortages hit UK vehicle output in Q1 says SMMT

2022-05-02T15:41:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Vehicle production in the UK in the first quarter of this year was badly affected by supply shortages while also dealing with a tough economic environment with rising energy costs and other inflationary factors


Priority Freight bypasses border delays for carmaker

2022-05-02T14:22:00+01:00By Jason Dunn

Prority Freight has expedited inbound parts shipments for a carmaker in South Africa that was facing production downtime because of parts delays out of Serbia


Critical port congestion in China threatens carmakers

2022-04-27T12:11:00+01:00By Namrita Chow

Volkswagen is one of a number of carmakers battling disruption to international parts supply and local working conditions because of China’s zero-Covid policy


Wolfspeed opens Mohawk Valley semiconductor fab in US

2022-04-26T10:17:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Carmakers in North America, including GM and Lucid Motors, stand to benefit from the opening this week of Wolfspeed’s new silicon carbide fab in New York state 


LG Chem and Henkel work to control lithium battery fires

2022-04-25T15:46:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Chemical companies are doing their bit to help minimise the risk of fires caused by lithium-ion batteries, with recent announcements for Korea’s LG Chem and Henkel in Germany.


Bosch invests in capacity to tackle semiconductor shortage

2022-04-25T15:36:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Tier one supplier Bosch is investing in semiconductor manufacturing to help make up the shortfall in supply to the automotive industry

Responsible Lithium Partnership

Ford signs deal for clean lithium supply from Lake Resources

2022-04-12T12:06:00+01:00By Jason Dunn

Ford has signed an agreement with Lake Resources for the supply of highly pure lithium from Argentina with which to build its EV batteries

CATL Germany

CATL powers ahead with a regional, sustainable supply chain strategy

2022-04-11T23:21:00+01:00By Daniel Harrison

With a new carbon-neutral gigafactory in China, and a plant set to start production this year in Germany, the Chinese battery cell producer is scaling its production and logistics to create secure and sustainable battery supply.


Automotive logistics in Russia is in tatters

2022-04-08T11:54:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Sanctions on Russia and the withdrawal of foreign carmakers has hit the automotive sector hard, with heavy losses felt by the transport provders


China’s zero-Covid strategy hampers auto output in Shanghai

2022-04-05T10:51:00+01:00By Jason Dunn

Covid restrictions in Shanghai are hitting operations for a number of carmakers including SAIC, GM and Tesla and VW, as well as their tier suppliers, with some looking at keeping workers on site for the duration of the lockdown


Mazda begins direct imports to UK from Japan

2022-04-04T16:54:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Mazda has made its first direct delivery of Japanese vehicle exports to the UK through the port of Bristol, part of a regular service that will delivery vehicles every 10 days. The vehicles are being processed at a dedicated distribution centre at the port. 


Powering the electrified future

2022-03-31T16:56:00+01:00By Daniel Harrison

Electric vehicle sales will only continue to increase if there are enough places to charge them and already potential customers have moved from range anxiety to charge anxiety says Juice Technology’s CEO Chrisoph Erni


Volvo cuts 2022 forecast as semiconductor shortage bites production

2022-03-29T11:56:00+01:00By Jason Dunn

A shortage in the supply of semiconductors is forcing Volvo to halt certain assembly lines again this week as it attempts to rebuild stocks, leading to a revision of output this year

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AL FVL Spring 2022 Digital Edition - Sailing towards a more sustainable supply chain

2022-03-29T10:08:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

The spring digital edition of Automotive Logistics and Finished Vehicle Logistics magazine is out now. It features interviews with Toyota and Volvo, as well as an overview of activity at the European vehicle handling ports


RPM survey takes the temperature of vehicle logistics sector

2022-03-28T11:31:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

A new survey from finished vehicle and freight transport RPM, and Automotive Logistics, aims to provide an accurate view what is currently happening in the finished vehicle sector and how the sector is responding

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