All europe articles – Page 31

  • Andy-Browning London Gateway
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    Browning replaces Ward at London Gateway port

    2015-07-09T15:51:28Z

    Andy Browning has been appointed as cargo supply chain manager at DP World London Gateway, the UK’s newest deep-sea container terminal. Browning has moved from his previous position as supply chain and logistics solutions development manager at global, specialist beverage logistics company, JF Hillebrand. “I am joining at a time ...

  • Europa Birmingham warehouse
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    Europa wins £1m Euro Car Parts contract

    2015-07-09T12:58:26Z

    Europa Warehouse, a division of logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group, has won an 18-month, £1m ($1.5m) contract to provide 3PL warehousing and logistics services for UK-based Euro Car Parts. Supporting Euro Car Parts’ national distribution centres, Europa will handle the company’s mixed spares stock, which includes more than 5,000 different ...

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    North American ports: Ebbs and northbound flows

    2015-07-09T11:00:47Z

    Our annual survey reveals a new port at the top of the vehicle processing table and greater growth in south-eastern ports. However, the tide can turn quickly. Christopher Ludwig contributed to this report The vehicle market in North America remains on an upward track, with rising sales and increased production ...

  • Dana McBrien Honda Kevin Wade
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    Honda part 3: A history of integration

    2015-07-09T08:02:48Z

    Over the course of some combined 60 years at Honda, Kevin Wade (left) and Dana McBrien (right) have had a huge influence on the carmaker’s logistics systems. And they are not done yet... It takes longer to till some kinds of soil than others. Creating a more integrated logistics network ...

  • Marysville Auto Plant Honda
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    Honda part 1: Field of dreams

    2015-07-09T08:00:33Z

    Since Honda took root in a cornfield in Marysville, Ohio, the carmaker has created a supply chain of stunning complexity, length and scaleCarmakers preside over plants and sales channels as diligent farmers and shepherds would cultivate their fields, flocks and harvests. The supply chain supporting it all, meanwhile, has typically ...

  • Uwe Coßmann ZF chassis
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    TRW to benefit from ZF's flexible logistics following takeover

    2015-07-08T14:25:27Z

    On May 15th this year, ZF completed the acquisition of TRW in one of the biggest supplier takeovers for years. TRW is now managed as the fifth division within ZF, maintaining its brand name. The deal makes the automotive supplier the second largest in the world and the combined company ...

  • 3. HYUNDAI GLOVIS PCC at the Port of Pyeongtaek-Dangjin  01
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    South Korea part 3: From export champions to masters of logistics

    2015-07-08T13:02:47Z

    Some aspects of South Korea’s supply chain may come under pressure as logistics requires more value than just shipping constant high volumesEven if South Korea is displaced from its top-three spot on the global export podium, it will remain important for logistics. The country’s vehicle logistics are notable for their ...

  • South Korea Port
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    South Korea part 2: Widening the lens

    2015-07-08T13:01:15Z

    Market analysis: an increase in regional manufacturing is changing South Korea’s export production while premium imports become more popular within its bordersWith a relatively small domestic market, South Korea’s automotive industry remains highly export focused. According to Tsukasa Watanabe, lead analyst for Asia Pacific at PwC Autofacts, the ratio of ...

  • 1. Seoul Skyline_han river
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    South Korea part 1: A history of transformation

    2015-07-08T13:00:10Z

    A relentless and often turbulent wind of change has blown through South Korea in recent decades, turning it from a low-cost industrial centre into a global technology and export powerhouseSouth Korea’s industrial renaissance began slightly later than the post-war booms in Japan or western Europe, however it has arguably endured ...

  • Calais_port
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    Calais port strike throws automotive freight movements up in the air

    2015-07-08T11:23:11Z

    The closure of the French port of Calais because of industrial action taken by the Syndicat Maritime Nord union has hit freight movements in and out of the UK. While the port has now been reopened, disruption is continuing this week, something that has been compounded by incidents of migrant ...

  • Yusen Logistics warehouse
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    Yusen Logistics: Always automotive

    2015-07-08T08:00:04Z

    Yusen Logistics’ European and Czech operations are a benchmark for its growth and development Hidden away and surrounded by pristine countryside in Bohemia is one of Yusen Logistics’ five locations in the Czech Republic. Although you might drive past without noticing it – or be distracted by the steady flow ...

  • Radek Vosta TPCA
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    Yusen and TPCA: Perfecting a partnership

    2015-07-08T07:59:58Z

    Rachael Hogg talks to Michal Peter, managing director of Yusen Logistics (Czech), and Radek Vosta, general manager, production control at TPCA about the two companies’ long-standing partnership Has the relationship between Yusen and TPCA changed over the years? Michal Peter (MP): We’ve worked together over ten years. After a ...

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    CMP signs deal with China’s BYD for electric bus deliveries to Sweden

    2015-07-07T14:35:55Z

    Port operator, Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP), will begin unloading electric powered buses at its terminal in Malmö, Sweden in November this year. The move follows a contract signed with Chinese vehicle maker BYD back in May. The first consignment will consist of seven buses that are destined for local passenger ...

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    Spain could produce 4m cars a year with more efficient logistics

    2015-07-07T11:45:45Z

    Spain’s car and truck makers’ association ANFAC is projecting that vehicle production in the country will hit 3m by 2017. At a recent presentation of its forecast and ‘3 Million Logistics’ initiative, attended by Spain’s minister for transport, Ana Pastor, the association said that with more efficient logistics in place, ...

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    Griffiths replaces Barquin at Ceva’s Contract Logistics division in Iberia

    2015-07-07T10:12:45Z

    Philip Griffiths has taken over as business development director in the Contract Logistics division in Iberia at Ceva Logistics. He takes over from Izaskun Barquin who has moved to become director, Global Business Development for the consumer, retail and healthcare sectors.Griffiths joins Ceva from logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel where ...

  • Bildflug
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    Magna will assemble vehicles for Jaguar Land Rover in Graz

    2015-07-06T16:12:33Z

    Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has signed a manufacturing agreement with contract manufacturer Magna Steyr that will see it assembling vehicles for JLR at its facility in Graz, Austria. The division of Magna International already produces the Mercedes-Benz G-Class and the Peugeot RCZ there. It also makes the Mini Countryman and ...

  • Civic Type R
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    Honda to export Civic Type R from UK to Japan

    2015-07-06T10:49:19Z

    Honda’s new president and CEO, Takahiro Hachigo, has announced that volumes of the new Civic Type R – now being made at the company’s Swindon plant in the UK – will be shipped to Japan. The first deliveries to Japan will arrive in the third quarter of this year. It ...

  • Skoda logistics SKD CKD
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    Skoda: Simply Clever logistics

    2015-07-06T08:00:29Z

    Jirí Cee, head of Skoda brand logistics, discusses the processes in the OEM's Czech homeland that are setting a standard for further growth around the world Mladá Boleslav, 70km north-east of Prague, is the town of Skoda. It has been the carmaker’s home since Laurin and Klement built their first ...

  • POLO AUTOMOTIVO JEEP, EM GOIANA (PE)
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    Maintaining traction through efficiency in Brazil

    2015-07-03T13:00:40Z

    Vehicle sales in Brazil have tumbled and industry players need to slash costs, even as carmakers continue to invest heavily. OEMs and LSPs are redrawing their supply chains, while staying optimisticAfter the boom, Brazil’s economy is stuttering. Real GDP growth is expected to drop 1% for 2015 and inflation is ...

  • POLO AUTOMOTIVO JEEP, EM GOIANA (PE)
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    Brazil: FCA goes the distance

    2015-07-03T12:59:24Z

    Fiat Chrysler has increased investment in Brazil, opening a plant in the north-east even as the market declines. Industrial director Mauro Pino talks about logistics strategies for managing both near and long distance supply chains Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), which has a market share of around 20% in Latin ...