The winter edition of Automotive and Finished Vehicle Logistics magazine is out now, featuring an in-depth focus on the fast-paced transformation at Lotus Cars. Michael Dickinson, executive director of supply at the high-end sportscar maker, explains how integrating supply chain functions and scaling operations will put Lotus on the map. 

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This latest edition also includes at look at how Nissan is reviewing its outbound logistics strategy and using technology to heal the rift in supply and demand. We also review what carmakers and their logistics providers are doing to ensure the inbound supply of parts and materials matches the electric vehicles being manufactured in terms of sustainability, and what the latest developments ard in the adoption of digital tools to do so. 

In addition, Patrick Ottensmeyer, president and CEO of Class 1 rail provider Kansas City Southern, talks about the benefits of the company’s merger with Canadian Pacific and what that means for a truly integrated, single-line, North American rail network, something that is particularly important for the movement of finished vehicles. 

An ongoing crisis for terminal throughput 

Start-up pace, high-end experience at Lotus 

A visible improvement at Nissan 

Sustainable every step of the way 

A shift in priorities for the supply chain 

A more reliable rail network for North America 

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