All finished vehicle logistics articles – Page 4

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    FVL North America conference: Logistics benefits could counter the coming rise in Mexican wages

    2016-06-09T00:01:22Z

    Wages in Mexico are going to be forced upwards as a shortage of skilled workers is exacerbated by a 51% increase in vehicle production by 2022, delegates at this week's Finished Vehicle Logistics North America conferenc e in California were told. North America as a whole is set to enjoy ...

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    Scope of GM-Uzbekistan fraud investigation widens

    2016-06-08T09:30:36Z

    Executives at a number of GM-Uzbekistan’s dealerships are understood to have been arrested recently in connection with an alleged fraud relating to the export of vehicles to Russia via Kazakhstan. The latest arrests follow those of GM-Uzbekistan’s CEO, Tokhirjon Jalilov and nine other GM-Uzbekistan executives last month . The most ...

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    Robert Walpole takes up CEO role at Schenker USA

    2016-05-24T12:34:31Z

    DB Schenker USA has appointed Robert Walpole (left) to the position of CEO at its Schenker division in the country. Walpole moves from his role as senior vice-president, global logistics development, and will oversee both the contract logistics and the transport businesses. “Robert has a proven track record in leading ...

  • Jeremy Cope MetroGistics
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    MetroGistics promotes Jeremy Cope to VP of operations

    2016-05-19T17:20:09Z

    Automotive logistics services provider MetroGistics has promoted Jeremy Cope from director of logistics operations to vice-president of operations. In his new role, Cope will oversee several aspects of the operations department including assets, the logistics group, dispatching, key accounts, ageing, track and trace, and the quality and assurance team. Cope ...

  • Luc_Nadal, gefco
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    Gefco reports a modest rise in turnover

    2016-05-18T12:35:07Z

    Transport and logistics provider Gefco generated turnover of €4.2 billion ($4.75 billion) during 2015, up 3% on the previous year. The group, which expanded its customer base and made a number of acquisitions during the year, enjoyed a 9.5% rise in revenue from international industrial customers, according to its latest ...

  • GM_Uzbek
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    Top GM-Uzbekistan execs arrested over fraud allegations

    2016-05-10T15:10:02Z

    Tokhirjon Jalilov, the chief executive officer of GM-Uzbekistan, has been arrested along with nine other executives at the joint venture company, after an investigation by Uzbekistan’s General Prosecutor’s Office (GPO) alleging fraud in relation to the export of vehicles to Russia via Kazakhstan. National security services made the arrests on ...

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    Adampol supports classic car moves for the Tour Amical

    2016-05-09T14:41:54Z

    Polish car transporter, Adampol, has been involved in the transport of more than 250 classic cars for the Venice-Milan-Monte Carlo rally, otherwise known as the Tour Amical. The vehicles were moved from Antwerp’s two-day classic car event (ACCE), which ran between April 30th and May 1st . The ACCE is ...

  • Aston_Barclay_Scania_P410
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    Aston Barclay invests £700k in car transporters

    2016-05-06T17:04:00Z

    UK-based vehicle remarketing specialist Aston Barclay has just renewed its car carrier fleet with the acquisition of six vehicle transporters. The fleet, which represents an investment of £700,000, is made up of six Scania P410 trucks and a corresponding number of custom-built Pegasus trailers from equipment maker Rolfo. Each trailer ...

  • BLG_Italia
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    BLG Logistics Solutions Italia opts for Inform’s CMS

    2016-04-12T15:35:06Z

    BLG Logistics Solutions Italia, a subsidiary of the German transport and logistics giant, has said it is better able to control vehicle turnover across the ports and inland compounds in which it operates in Italy following the deployment of a vehicle compound and distribution management system from logistics software provider, ...

  • Belgian_protest_IRU_image
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    Belgian truck drivers protest against new HGV road toll

    2016-04-06T14:51:04Z

    Striking truck drivers in Belgium are blockading key transport routes in the south of the country in protest against the introduction of a new toll for heavy goods vehicles that some transport companies have said could add an estimated 8% to their operating costs. The toll, which came in at ...

  • Australia road_214578130
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    All change for Aussie rules

    2016-04-05T08:00:27Z

    After manufacturing comes to a close next year, will the finished vehicle logistics industry in Oz come good – or cark it? The end of car assembly in Australia is imminent and with it, comes a change to the face of the industry. This year, Ford is set to shut ...

  • Andreas Ginkel, Opel
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    Europe conference panel discussion: A time for optimism

    2016-03-22T17:04:47Z

    Finally, the outlook in Europe is positive once again. Of course, the market is fragile and subject to risk, but on the path to recovery. Last year, most European countries saw strong growth, with many in the double digits, and the European Union had stronger growth than almost all other ...

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    The progress and possibilities of ePOD

    2016-03-22T12:11:17Z

    Though it has been around for a while, the vehicle logistics world is only just beginning to catch on to the potential of ePOD, especially in North America, where mandates and standards are setting the course Paperless transactions have been ubiquitous in the transfer of goods and services for more ...

  • Bert Bong, Panel
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    Europe Conference: Planning for more than the Zeitgeist in the supply chain

    2016-03-21T23:04:35Z

    The Automotive Logistics Europe conference set out to capture the Zeitgeist of logistics in terms of technology and skills – and it found that now may be a perfect time to invest in equipment, transport engineering and smart systems. Christopher Ludwig reports from in Bonn, Germany Additional ...

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    Europe conference: Change at the heart of the supply chain

    2016-03-18T20:40:55Z

    New technology and consumer trends are changing what a car does and how it is used but they are also changing the commercial transport and logistics providers supporting the delivery of those cars. Electric and autonomous vehicles, digital connectivity, and smart mobility are all accelerating change in the supply chain. ...

  • Deborah Buswell M1_1696
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    Europe conference: Carmakers commit to supporting their outbound transport providers

    2016-03-16T16:22:14Z

    There has been a step change in the way carmakers are looking to work with their outbound transport providers, according to speakers at this week’s Automotive Logistics Europe conference in Bonn , Germany. The relationship is no longer going to be typified by finished vehicle carriers with poor returns on ...