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  • Year in review
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    2016 in review: takeovers, disputes and political upheaval

    2016-12-21T11:18:25Z

    The year 2016 may well go down as one of the most significant in recent history – not just politically but also for the automotive supply chain. Surprise voting results in the US and Europe have created significant uncertainty regarding global trade that may go on for years and is ...

  • DSV Oselen
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    DSV appoints team of divisional commercial officers

    2016-12-14T14:10:37Z

    Global logistics provider DSV has appointed two new divisional chief commercial officers (CCOs), meaning it has now filled the position in each of its divisions. Michael Hansen, CCO of DSV Air & Sea Holding, and Wilbert Tholhuijsen, CCO of DSV Road Holding, have joined Meinderdjan Botman, CCO of DSV Solutions ...

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    DSV secures distributor rights for Westlake tyres in Scandinavia

    2016-12-08T17:11:45Z

    Global logistics provider DSV has secured exclusive distribution rights for Westlake Tyres in the Scandinavian region. DSV has been using the tyre brand on its own fleet since 2012 and will now offer the truck and trailer tyres to all subcontracted hauliers and to the commercial vehicle market more generally. ...

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    DSV consolidates Road and Solutions operations in Homburg

    2016-10-26T10:59:04Z

    Global logistics provider DSV has officially opened a logistics centre in Homburg, Germany. The 22,000 sq.m warehouse consolidates operations from three previous branches in the southern Saarland region – two in Saarbrücken and one in Saarlouis. The move also means DSV is bundling freight forwarding and contract logistics services provided ...

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    DSV sets up contract logistics division in North America

    2016-10-05T10:36:18Z

    Following its takeover of UTi at the beginning of this year and some substantial contract logistics business gains in North America, global transport and logistics provider DSV has set up a dedicated regional division incorporating the previous UTi business – DSV North America Solutions. From having just two warehouses ...

  • Anu Goel VW 2
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    Global conference: Know your supply chain better

    2016-09-24T15:58:00Z

    Manufacturers and logistics providers at the Automotive Logistics Global conference are doing more to integrate their supply chains from end to end, and are keen to use data and analytics to anticipate problems before they arise.

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    DSV restructures contract logistics in Asia; Burette to lead division

    2016-08-24T13:34:29Z

    Danish road, air and sea transport services supplier DSV has announced the incorporation of its contract logistics activities in six Asian countries into its Solutions division, following the takeover of US-based supply chain management company UTi Worldwide earlier this year . Operations in the six countries – Taiwan, China, Hong ...

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    China conference: preparing for the new and the old, for growth and decline

    2016-04-27T17:02:24Z

    The 11 th annual Automotive Logistics China conference was held for the first time in the south-western city of Chengdu, a symbol of the automotive industry’s westward development and the centre of the revival of the old ‘Silk Road’ trade routes emphasised by the government’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ ...

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    China conference: local logistics providers go global… to survive

    2016-04-27T15:33:03Z

    As Chinese growth slows, and the government encourages more market reforms, Chinese automotive logistics providers are increasingly looking beyond their own borders to offer international freight services and capture new clients, writes Christopher Ludwig . Contribution by Rachael Hogg. As vehicle production and sales growth accelerated in China ...

  • Al Cardona, BMW
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    China conference: preparing for the new and the old, for growth and decline

    2016-04-25T20:26:37Z

    The 11 th annual Automotive Logistics China conference was held for the first time in the south-western city of Chengdu, a symbol of the automotive industry’s westward development and the centre of the revival of the old ‘Silk Road’ trade routes emphasised by the government’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ ...

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    China conference: New Silk Road gets back on the rails

    2016-04-20T11:17:12Z

    Updated April 24th to correct a quote misattributed to Gefco Long-distance rail freight between China and Europe is coming on apace, delegates at this week’s Automotive Logistics China 2016 conference, held in Chengdu, have heard. Over the past few years, the Chinese government has been ambitious in promoting its 'One ...

  • UTI Silk road
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    China-Europe rail: The road less travelled

    2016-04-12T16:48:52Z

    The old Silk Road that connected China to Europe rose to significant prominence during the seventh and eighth centuries, when not only was silk moved from China but also spices, paper and noodles across Eurasia. The route has been disrupted and dismantled many times during the last millennium or more, ...

  • Consolidation - Big fish small fish
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    Consolidation in logistics: Big fish eat the little fish...

    2016-04-04T08:00:06Z

    The big players in automotive logistics are getting bigger after a record year for mergers and acquisitions, with middle players at particular risk of being subsumed. So will this trend continue? There has been a growing trend for consolidation in the third party logistics sector over the past few years, ...

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    GM includes logistics providers in global supplier awards

    2016-03-14T16:05:15Z

    At its 24th Supplier of the Year awards, General Motors recognised 12 logistics providers in its list of 110 companies that have gone “above and beyond GM’s requirements” in providing services through 2015. The award ceremony was held at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. The number of companies recognised ...

  • DSV
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    Taking ownership of the supply chain

    2016-01-20T16:41:24Z

    The acquisition of UTi Worldwide looks set to substantially boost DSV’s already impressive growth in the automotive sector When DSV’s chief executive officer, Jens Bjørn Andersen, spoke to Automotive Logistics in September 2015 at the opening of its 168,000 sq.m Krefeld-Fichtenhain logistics centre, near Düsseldorf in Germany, he said that ...

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    UTi shareholders approve DSV acquisition

    2016-01-19T20:17:40Z

    Shareholders at UTi Worldwide have voted overwhelmingly to agree to the merger agreement between DSV and UTi Worldwide. The transaction is still subject to regulatory approval by competition authorities in South Africa, but this is not expected to present a problem. DSV has said that the company still expects to ...

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    Renault: A new direction for parts supply

    2015-11-10T12:21:29Z

    Thomas Vernier, Renault’s vice-president of aftersales logistics (above), talks about the OEM’s attempts to make network cost savings while improving customer service around the world, as well as the opportunities to further integrate logistics and distribution within the Renault Nissan Alliance Renault has been setting, and achieving, ambitious sales ...

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    DSV to buy UTi

    2015-10-09T16:15:00Z

    DSV, a Danish transport company offering road, air, sea and logistics transport services, has signed an agreement to acquire US-based non-asset-based supply chain management company, UTi Worldwide. The deal values UTi at around $1.35 billion, and the news is expected to add around 50% to DSV’s annual revenue and scale, ...

  • DSV - Marc Coleman
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    Marc Coleman joins DSV as automotive sector development manager

    2015-08-18T15:49:38Z

    DSV, the Danish transport company offering road, air, sea and logistics transport services, has appointed Marc Coleman to support its activities in the automotive industry. Coleman’s role, based in the UK, will build on the brand’s global heritage in the sector. DSV hopes his position will help to re-introduce the ...

  • Cars on hydraulic lifts at auto repair shop
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    3PLs in China are raising the bar

    2015-04-05T12:00:21Z

    Maintaining logistics leadership in China is becoming more about demonstrating the ability to implement innovative and sustainable solutions than it is about moving pure volume China, as this magazine has long noted, is a complicated automotive logistics market. State-owned carmakers tend to have affiliated logistics providers to handle their transport ...