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    GM includes logistics providers in global supplier awards


    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 ...

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    Taking ownership of the supply chain


    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


    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


    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 AllianceRenault has been setting, and achieving, ambitious sales growth, cost ...

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    DSV to buy UTi


    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, ...

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    Marc Coleman joins DSV as automotive sector development manager


    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 ...

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    3PLs in China are raising the bar


    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 ...

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    DSV running inbound logistics for Audi at Neckarsulm


    Following a six-month start up phase, Audi has officially inaugurated its new logistics centre at the Böllinger Höfe industrial park in Heilbronn, Germany. The 38,000 sq.m facility, which is processing inbound parts to Audi’s nearby Neckarsulm facility, is being managed by transport and logistics provider DSV Solutions. Audi signed a ...

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    DSV plans to double automotive business by 2020


    Logistics and transport provider DSV has announced plans to double its revenue from the automotive sector to €1 billion ($1.4 billion) by 2020, which would account for 20% of its overall business. Talking to Automotive Logistics at last week’s Multimodal exhibition in Birmingham, UK, the company said that the ...

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    This year’s Europe conference is streaming Live online!


    This year's Automotive Logistics Europe conference, being held in Bonn, Germany, is now live streaming debate and offering those in direct attendance, and those with an interest abroad, the ability to participate online.Once again the conference has filled the stylish and spacious Kameha Grand Hotel on the banks of the ...

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    Executives on the move: Gerrit Hes,Brian Taylor,Jesper Hansen,Erik Jonnaert,


    Gerrit Hes has left his position as managing director at Koopman Logistics Group , a role he has been in for the last five years. According to a letter sent out by Siebe Koopman, director of parent company Koopman Holding, Hes decided to stand down from his position ...

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    Executives on the move: Santiago Castro, Jan Bures, Masamichi Kogai, Alexander Raczynski, Carl Gustaf Göransson, Remco Innemee, Tsuyoshi Yamauchi, Yutaka Nakagawa, James Squires, Michael McClellan, Je


    Santiago Castro has been appointed sales and exports director for Nissan Latin America and the Caribbean (NLAC). He will report to Jose Roman, managing director for Nissan Latin America and the Caribbean. Nissan's Latin America and the Caribbean division includes 37 countries and during fiscal ...

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    Global round up: JAC to boost exports; Supply chain mapping tool; Renault renews with TNT; GM Supplier Awards


    JAC plans to boost global exportsChinese carmaker Jianghuai Automobile (JAC) said it intends to sell more than 1.6m cars by the end of the 2015 with exports accounting for 25% of the volume. The company’s largest market share is in South America and last year it reported exports there ...

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    Valmet signs LSPs for A-Class production


    To support its contract manufacturing of Mercedes-Benz A-Class cars in Finland, Valmet Automotive has signed contracts with three logistics providers following a multi-step tender process. Valmet is will work with DSV Road Holding, Polar Logistics International and Nybrok for services including collection and delivery of materials to the Uusikaupunki ...

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    Diversity in distribution


    Central supply, but moving eastward; A limited role for rail; Increasing delivery frequency; A changing landscape; Targeting better service . As aftermarket demand increases in Russia's central and eastern regions, Anthony Coia reports how logistics services need to adapt. As the development of Russia’s automotive ...

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    Chinese logistics costs rise as US, Europe stagnate


    Chinese logistics costs in the first half of 2011 have risen to 18% of the country’s GDP, an increase of 0.1% since last year according to a report by the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing (CFLP). The rise comes at a time when logistics costs in Europe and North ...

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    GM awards LSPs in Detroit


    Twelve logistics companies have been recognised in General Motors’ Supplier of the Year awards for 2010, held recently at the GM Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan. The award, now in its 19th year, recognises the significant contributions of GM’s suppliers in 2010 as part of the company’s global product and ...

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    DSV takes a stake in DFDS


    In a joint venture formed with DFDS’s majority shareholder JL-Fondet, Danish logistics and freight-forwarding company DSV has bought a 25 per cent stake in the ro-ro and container giant. The deal between DSV and JL-Fondet means the two companies will jointly own Vesterhavet-DSV, a newly formed joint holding company ...

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    TMHUK chooses Norbert Dentressangle for distribution


    French-based logistics and transport provider Norbert Dentressangle has signed a five-year dedicated distribution agreement with Toyota Material Handling UK, supplier of pallet and counterbalance forklifts, warehouse equipment and supporting services. The deal will give TMHUK full UK coverage using three of its own sites at Warrington, Castleford, and Old ...