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  • Crane Worldwide and Intertruck UAE

    Crane Worldwide expands 3PL services for Intertruck spare parts


    Freight management and contract logistics provider, Crane Worldwide Logistics, has signed spare parts forwarding deal for an undisclosed sum with Intertruck Group, the Netherlands-based supplier of commercial vehicles and equipment.Under the terms of the deal, which began in February and will be in place for three years, Crane Worldwide will ...

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    E-commerce, autonomous vehicles and their effect on the automotive supply chain


    Bill Bacon, managing director of automotive at DHL Supply Chain UK & Ireland Increasing demand from motorists for a fast, efficient and personal service continues to put pressure on manufacturers and their supply chain partners, particularly in the automotive aftermarket sector. At the same time, huge technological advances ...

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    Tofas to export sedan to Mexico rebadged as Dodge Neon


    Turkish carmaker Tofas, the joint venture between Koç Holding and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, is to export its sedan, known as the Fiat Tipo in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, to Mexico, where it will be rebadged as a Dodge Neon. The vehicle is known as the Aegea ...

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    Bo Andersson to leave Avtovaz


    Bo Andersson is stepping down from his role as CEO at Russian carmaker Avtovaz. There has been no announcement of his next step.Andersson moved into the CEO role at Avtovaz in 2013, taking over from Igor Komerov. That followed a four-year tenure as president of rival Russian vehicle maker, Gaz. ...

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    Mazda’s Olesen to retire; duties to be reallocated to senior leaders


    Jorgen Olesen, Mazda Motor Europe’s vice president of customer service and logistic (pictured), will retire from the company at the end of March this year. Olesen was with the carmaker for 18 years.“We thank Jorgen for his years of service to Mazda,” said Jeff Guyton, president and CEO of Mazda ...

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    OEMs at Geneva express concerns over cross-border disruption


    The heads of Daimler and GM’s Opel division used the Geneva motor show this week to warn of the dangers any tightening of European border controls in the wake of the refugee crisis would have on the logistics underpinning their respective lean manufacturing systems.According to a Reuters report published this ...

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    Keeping businesses moving during the European migrant crisis


    Paul Williams is logistics director at Priority FreightWith no sign yet of 2016 heralding any fresh solutions, there is little hope of the migrant crisis abating in the near future. A humanitarian disaster of historic proportions, the effect of which continues to be felt throughout Europe, it is a ...

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    Brazil investigates ro-ro operators over alleged cartel


    The supervisory body of Brazil's competition authority, CADE, has begun assessing an investigation into the alleged existence of an international cartel operating in the transport of finished vehicles by sea. Those under investigation are CSAV, Eukor, Grimaldi Group, Höegh Autoliners, K Line, Mitsui OSK (MOL), NYK, Nissan Motor Car Carriers ...

  • Großauftrag von Girteka Logistics über 1.000 Mercedes-Benz Actros // Major order of 1,000 Mercedes-Benz Actros by Girteka Logistics

    Mercedes-Benz Trucks signs major order with Girteka Logistics


    Mercedes-Benz Trucks has reported its largest-ever fleet order in Eastern Europe. The deal will see it deliver 1,000 Actros trucks to the Lithuanian logistics provider, Girteka Logistics. The value of the deal is undisclosed.Girteka provides services for a range of sectors, including automotive, in Europe, Russia and the Commonwealth of ...

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    Thyssenkrupp expands production in Hungary with €100m investment


    Tier one materials and component supplier, Thyssenkrupp, is building a €100m ($109m) plant in Jászfényszaru, Hungary, 70km east of the capital Budapest. Construction will begin in the spring of this year and the plant is expected to go into production in 2018, making electronic power-assisted steering systems and cylinder head ...

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    Ceva launches weekly LCL service between China and Hungary


    In February Ceva Logistics launched a new weekly less-than-container load (LCL) service between China and Hungary, with the majority of cargo volume accounted for by the automotive industry.The weekly service, which runs between the port of Shanghai and Budapest, currently goes via the Adriatic port of Koper in Slovenia. Containers ...

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    Panalpina nominates Peter Ulber as chairman, replacing Dr Rudolf Hug


    Panalpina’s board of directors has nominated Peter Ulber (pictured) as the company’s new chairman, succeeding Dr Rudolf Hug. Ulber is currently CEO of the company. Panalpina will vote on his next appointment at its upcoming annual general meeting (AGM) to be held on May 10, 2016. Stefan Karlen, currently regional ...

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    Honda to increase exports from Japan; Europe to be export base for Civic Hatchback


    Honda is planning to export more models made in Japan to North America and Europe, including the Fit/Jazz, CR-V and hybrid models. At the same time, Europe will become a base for supplying the Civic Hatchback to North America and other parts of the world. The company said the moves ...

  • Digitalisierung in der Volkswagen Logistik ? Werk Wolfsburg setzt auf ?intelligente Uhren"

    Volkswagen trials smartwatch and RFID for parts picking at Wolfsburg


    The Volkswagen Group has revealed that it is running a four-week trial at its plant in Wolfsburg, Germany to test the use of smartwatches and RFID armbands in order picking and material logistics processes. These two projects are on top of the current use of around 100 tablet computers in ...

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    DB Schenker appoints Thewes as global CEO; Blicher joins as Asia Pacific head


    Jochen Thewes has been promoted to global CEO at German transport and logistics giant, DB Schenker. He moves from his role as CEO of the company’s Asia Pacific division. Ditlev Blicher (pictured) has moved into the role heading Asia Pacific from UTi Worldwide, where he was most recently president of ...

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    Aston Martin gives boost to UK supply chain


    Aston Martin has announced that it will build a new model in Wales, creating thousands of jobs across the supply chain.The OEM will build the crossover DBX (first shown as a concept in early 2015) in a facility in St Athan in Glamorgan. It will be Aston Martin’s second manufacturing ...

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    Ocean carriers fined $520,000 by Federal Maritime Commission


    [Updated 29th February] Last week the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced it had collected $520,000 in civil penalty payments from five ocean carriers, including Volkswagen Konzernlogistiks (Group Logistics), which provides ro-ro services for new and used vehicles, and other rolling stock.The other companies involved were Orient Star Transport International, ...

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    CargoLogicAir gets off the ground with automotive charters to Italy


    Following the granting of its air operator certificate (AOC) by the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority, the UK’s newest independent cargo airline, CargoLogicAir, has kicked off flight operations with automotive charters to Italy.The company is based at London Standsted Airport and is offering cargo services on scheduled and charter flights. It ...

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    Grimaldi launches mixed cargo service between Houston and West Africa


    Italian shipping line, Grimaldi, has launched the first direct container/ro-ro service between the US port of Houston and West Africa, taking in a total of 15 ports.The company will deploy a fleet of six multipurpose vessels on the route and there will be a call every 11 days at the ...

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    Blockade in Ukraine adds to transport problems between Europe and Russia


    The disruption to road freight shipments of cars and components between Russia and Europe has been exacerbated, with a recent blockade of trucks organised in Ukraine.According to Russia’s Tass news agency, Ukrainian radicals in the Transcarpathian region announced an open-ended action to block the transit of Russian trucks from and ...