Tier suppliers

Profiles of the latest Tier Supplier in the logistics space

Tier Suppliers

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VW responds to EU imposing up to 38% tariffs on Chinese EVs


VW has spoken on the EU Commission’s decision to add tariffs up to 38% on Chinese EV imports…

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BMW and Nissan make Mexican networks flexible for changing market demands


Read about how the OEMs are ramping up operations in Mexico, preparing for EVs, and digitalising their networks.

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ACC halts construction of two European gigafactories


The pausing of construction to two of three planned gigafactories in Europe also puts a halt to the localisation of the EV supply chain in the continent

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Port of Baltimore fully restored as last bridge debris is removed


Enough debris has been cleared to allow deep-draft commercial vehicles to access the port again

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Forvia’s supply chain built on technology and trust


Ricardo Manzanera, transport director for Americas purchasing logistics at tier one supplier Forvia outlines the tech-led approach to transport the company is taking

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Volkswagen relies on localisation in Europe for EV project


The carmaker wants to make EVs more affordable for consumers and will achieve this through localisation

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How to democratise data and enable transparency in FVL


Leaders from Ford, Subaru, Volkswagen and more discuss how to enable and improve data sharing and transparency in finished vehicle logistics across North America. 


FVL NA in pictures: Day 2


Here’s how the second day at the FVL North America 2024 confernece went. Speakers from Ford, BMW, NIssan and Volkswagen took the stage to share important insights form the finished vehical sector. 


FVL North America 2024 Day 2 wrap-up


A recap of our FVL North America 2024 conference as it draws to a close after a busy few days.

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Red Sofa Interview: BMW’s progress in US-Mexico network strategy


BMW’s Raúl Gamboa talks strategy, beneficial partnerships and the state-of-play in Mexico’s FVL sector.


FVL North America 2024 Day 1 wrap-up


Join us inside the FVL North America 2024 Gala Dinner as we reflect on a day of insights and expertise from leaders in the region’s finished vehicle logistics sector. 


FVL NA 2024 in pictures: Day 1


Enjoy this image gallery that captures some glimpses from the day at one of Southern California’s most scenic courses.


FVL North America 2024 Cocktail Reception wrap-up


Join us inside the FVL North America 2024 Cocktail Reception as we get revved up for the hottest topics in finished vehicle logistics!


Sharing risk drives supplier relations for GM, Stellantis, Honda, Nissan


 Now in its 24th year, the study found that communication, shared risk and flexible contracts made a difference in OEM rankings.

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BMW’s secret to success is preparation


 The main lesson BMW learned from the pandemic is that logistics disruption is the new normal and being prepared to cope with it is critical to the company mindset. Part of that preparation is having a flexible supply chain.


DHL to provide EV warehousing for Chery brands


DHL will provide warehousing for Chery subsidiaries Jaecoo and Omoda in their entrance to the UK market. 

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Red Sofa interview: Nissan’s Steve Jernigan on network improvements in Mexico


Steve Jernigan, Nissan North America talks about improvements to finished vehicle logistics performance in Mexico and its intermodal flexible approach.

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Canada rail faces strike action


After six months of negotiating, the union and the railways have come to an impasse  

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Renault announces next phase of its remanufacturing strategy


Renault Group has renamed the The Future Is Neutral recycling parts unit as The Remakers and included the Flins Refactory as part of the venture


On the right track for rail investment


Heavy demand and labour shortages are contributing to capacity constraints in the North American rail network.

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