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US rail legislation aims to tackle freight delays

2022-08-04T16:05:00+01:00By Hazel Southwell

In response to congestion and delays on the US rail freight network the government is proposing legislation that will give the Surface Transportation Board greater powers of control


Strike action at Felixstowe threatens UK automotive supply chain

2022-08-02T12:05:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Port workers at the he UK’s biggest container port at Felixstowe have voted to take strike action this month, which could worsen disruption to the inbound logistics supporting vehicle production in the country


Matt Pohlman replaces J Scot Sharland as head of AIAG

2022-08-02T11:52:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Matt Pohlman is taking over from J Scot Sharland has head of the the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) and will continue his work to help drive out cost and complexity from the automotive supply chain 

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Lithium-ion battery gigafactory database

2022-08-02T09:28:00+01:00By Automotive from Ultima Media

Track electric vehicle lithium battery gigafactories by manufacturer, location, manufacturer, current and planned gigawatt (GWh) capacity.


Ukraine struggles to restart auto production and supply

2022-07-25T10:38:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Vehicle assembly has resumed in Ukraine and sales show signs of recovery but the ongoing Russian hostilities in the country continue to threaten production and supply, with the production of key materials and components severely constrained.


Bosch to invest €3 billion to increase semiconductor supply

2022-07-18T12:06:00+01:00By Peter Murphy

The EU and German government will part-fund expansion of semiconductor manufacturing which the bloc has identified as an area of strategic importance.


Suppliers Partnership releases updated guidance for automotive packaging

2022-07-14T13:45:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment has released an updated guidance document on sustainable packaging for automotive manufacturing operations

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VW Argentina signs Ceva for transmission logistics at Córdoba

2022-07-12T10:01:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Ceva Logistics is now providing contract logistics for transmission production at VW Group Argentina’s facility in Córdoba 


Collaboration at Newark keeps inbound parts flowing

2022-07-12T08:44:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is working with terminal operator FAPS and stevedore Ports America to unload crated auto parts from ro-ro vessels also delivering finished vehicles

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Stefan Krug returns to Brose to oversee plant and logistics operations

2022-07-04T15:03:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Tier one systems supplier Brose has appointed Stefan Krug as executive vice-president of operations, overseeing plant operations, factory planning, production technology, quality control and logistics


Nissan opts for Agillence TMS to manage parts logistics

2022-07-04T07:38:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Nissan North America is now using software from Agillence to manage its inbound and aftersales parts logistics, which promises to reduce planning cycle times and help find cost-savings


Europe scrambles for palladium as Russia threatens supply

2022-07-01T12:04:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

European carmakers have increased the amount of palladium they import from Russia amidst threats that supplies could be further restricted and that the metal will only be sold in roubles


Jumping the chip queue

2022-06-24T13:04:00+01:00By Stuart Todd

There needs to be greater coordination between the automotive and electronics industries to avoid future shortages in supply, say experts from Bolloré, DB Schenker, DHL and Kuehne + Nagel, along with analysts of the semiconductor sector.

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FLO electrifies Michigan with charger plant

2022-06-20T13:25:00+01:00By Jason Dunn

EV charging infrastrcuture company Flo is building a $3m production factory in Michigan that will make Level 2 stations and DC fast chargers

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Skoda works with suppliers to secure cable harness production

2022-06-06T20:09:00+01:00By Jason Dunn

Skoda is working with suppliers including PEKM Kabeltechnik to set up alternative production sites for cable harnesses outside Ukraine in an attempt to solve supply bottlenecks caused by the ongoing war


Marlo Vitous heading purchasing and supply chain at Stellantis NA

2022-05-31T10:05:00+01:00By Jason Dunn

As part of wider changes to executive roles at Stellantis, Marlo Vitous is taking over as vice-president of purchasing and supply chain for the North America region


Toyota forced to revise global production on Shanghai lockdown

2022-05-31T09:59:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Toyota has had to revise its production plans globally for June becasue of restrictions on parts shipments from Shanghai caused by the Covid lockdown there

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Floods hit auto production and supply in South Africa

2022-05-30T13:20:00+01:00By Jason Dunn

Disastrous flooding in KwaZulu-Natal region of South Africa has badly affected the country’s automotive industry with logistics routes knocked out and damage to the port of Durban. Toyota’s plant in Prospecton has also been closed down


Car industry looks for more vertical integration to avoid risk

2022-05-23T16:30:00+01:00By Namrita Chow

BMW, Tesla and Volkswagen Group are among the vehicle makers taking a vertical approach to integration as a means to secure supply of crucial components in the face of continued disruption

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Watch: Consolations for a container shipping crisis


The global container shipping industry is in a state of disarray that has set it back 50 years in terms of transit and arrival times but there are contingencies that can be taken, according to Drewry Shipping Consultants

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