Finished vehicle logistics – Page 47

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    Article

    South Korea’s NEV exports continue to rise

    2019-11-20T14:31:00Z

    In the face of a general decline in vehicle exports from South Korea, the country’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy has found a silver lining in increased exports of new energy vehicles (NEVs). It has also recorded rises in automotive parts exports to emerging markets.

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    News

    Haah announces cloud platform to enhance vehicle sales and distribution

    2019-11-19T16:22:00Z

    Haah Automotive Holdings is using a cloud-based platform powered by Oracle Netsuite to manage sales and distribution of Zoyte vehicles and parts in the US

  • Barcelona_01-autoterminal
    News

    Barcelona and Santander ports expand car storage capacity

    2019-11-19T16:00:00Z

    The Spanish ports of Barcelona and Santander have each made recent moves to provide more space for vehicle handling as ports in northern Europe face capacity constraints

  • Nippon Express head office
    News

    Nippon Express unit to focus on automotive logistics

    2019-11-19T14:49:00Z

    Japanese transport and logistics provider Nippon Express (South China) has been renamed Nippon Express Automotive Logistics (China) to reflect its new focus exclusively on automotive logistics

  • BNSF_train_side
    News

    Car-carrying trains derail in San Diego

    2019-11-19T14:25:00Z

    Two BNSF trains transporting automobiles have derailed in as many weeks in the centre of San Diego, California

  • Vauxhall_LUTON
    News

    Brexit uncertainty is death by a thousand cuts for UK car industry

    2019-11-15T14:48:00Z

    At last week’s Regional Forum event, held by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) in Luton UK, Helen Foord, head of government relations and public policy at Vauxhall Motors, summed up a sentiment shared across the UK automotive sector as it continues to struggle against the economic and political uncertainty of leaving the EU…

  • BMW ro-ro
    Article

    BMW gets smarter at vehicle distribution

    2019-11-06T16:24:00Z

    The German OEM, which makes and distributes around 2.5m vehicles per year, is using smart technologies and new strategies to improve its outbound logistics, and to move to a customer-centric approach.

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    News

    Puerto Bahía increases PDI services for vehicle import

    2019-10-31T17:35:00Z

    The Colombian port of Bahia is increasing its provision of PDI services for inbound finished vehicles

  • Southport-Auto-Terminal-Ribbon-Cutting-10-29-19-PhilaPort-768x458
    News

    Philaport opens vehicle terminal with Glovis America

    2019-10-31T16:51:00Z

    The US port of Philadelphia (Philaport) has officially opened a $110m vehicle terminal at the Southport Marine Terminal Complex – the first terminal to be opened at the port for 45 years…

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    Article

    You gotta carry that weight: how bigger vehicles and EVs will challenge logistics

    2019-10-30T19:27:00Z

    With forecasts for strong growth in marketshare for electric vehicle and hybrid vehicle sales over the next decade, moving parts and vehicles will require new equipment, processes and standards across OEMs and logistics providers

  • Hyundai_Verna
    News

    Indian vehicle sales continue decline but passenger car exports increase

    2019-10-29T10:15:00Z

    Vehicle sales in India have continued their decline between April and September this year, according to figures from the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (Siam)…

  • Logistics industry complains that cargo flows may be down
    News

    Slovakia stays strong in straightened times

    2019-10-24T09:28:00Z

    The news announced earlier this year that Volkswagen (VW) was going to scrap 3,000 of the 15,000 jobs at its Slovakian plant came virtually out of the blue and sparked off speculation that the country’s authorities might have been so absorbed with labour reform during the ongoing election campaign that they have unintentionally made the domestic automotive sector less attractive for foreign investors.

  • Car and parts imports and exports, UK and EU
    Article

    Snapshot of UK automotive before Brexit

    2019-10-23T14:54:00Z

    As the UK approaches the decisive moment in its struggle to leave the EU, after three years of debate and negotiation, now seems like a very good time to take a look at the state of the country’s automotive industry in the run up to Brexit. No doubt there will be some changes – quite possibly drastic ones – to sales, production and export figures once the UK is finally out of the EU, so an update will surely be needed in the coming months.

  • Groupe-CAT-LV
    News

    Groupe Cat joins Vinturas blockchain platform

    2019-10-21T15:22:00Z

    Groupe Cat, one of Europe’s biggest finished vehicle services company, has signed up to the Vinturas consortium, which is developing a blockchain-based platform providing digital services to OEMs, fleet owners and dealers. With the French group on board, Vinturas claims it now covers all key markets ...

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    News

    Acertus to streamline shipping with latest TMS

    2019-10-16T10:14:00Z

    US finished vehicle logistics provider, Acertus, has launched a transport management system (TMS) for its automotive customers.

  • cldn_vessel_Hermine
    News

    CLdN expands fleet with Hermine con-ro vessel

    2019-10-16T09:24:00Z

    European shipping line CLdN has taken delivery of MV Hermine, the fourth con-ro vessel and sixth in the company’s current building programme. Like its sister ships, MV Hermine will have additional car decks to serve automotive clients combined with container and trailer decks. The vessel is 5,400-lane ...

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    News

    K Line starts ro-ro service between Spain and Japan

    2019-10-15T16:33:00Z

    K Line has started a twice-weekly, deep-ocean vehicle service between Spain and Japan for passenger and commercial vehicles as well as high and heavy cargo

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    6 questions in 60 seconds…with Manuel Medina Burrull

    2019-10-15T08:57:00Z

    Manuel Medina Burrull, Seat’s finished vehicle distribution manager, talks to Victoria Johns about paperwork, promises and believing in yourself

  • Sollers supply scheme
    Interview

    Stretching to the limit: How Sollers and Lorus move finished vehicles across Russia

    2019-10-11T11:03:00Z

    For the Russian carmaker Sollers the importance of effective logistics hardly can be overemphasised. With a distance of up to 8,000km (4,971 miles) between its main production assets in European Russia and the Far East, a widespread network of more than 100 tier one suppliers both in and outside Russia, plus worldwide export operations, costs and lead times within the supply chain clearly make a big difference to the company.

  • Mark_Sargeant_AutoMap
    News

    AutoMap appoints Mark Sargeant as CEO

    2019-10-09T11:50:00Z

    Mark Sargeant has been promoted to CEO of AutoMap after nine years with the company, most recently moving from his role as vice-president of business development and marketing