Finished vehicle logistics – Page 14

  • Kodiak Robotics Truck Texas autonomous
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    Why autonomous driving will come to logistics before it comes to cars

    2021-05-28T09:56:00Z

    While most autonomous driving headlines are about inner-city robotaxis, more and more companies in the field are focusing their attention on road freight instead. Kodiak Robotics is one start-up that’s confident it can make it work.

  • Volvo_outbound_train
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    Better cooperation is needed to decarbonise the supply chain

    2021-05-18T10:23:00Z

    The automotive industry is investing to decarbonise the vehicles it makes as well as individual links in the supply chain used to deliver the parts and finished vehicles. However, without better logistics planning there will still be a lot of waste and the industry needs to join up its thinking, said Martin Corner, head of supply chain at Volvo Cars, on a recent panel discussion about shipping in the automotive industry.

  • Cazoo_truck_fleet
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    Cazoo delivers its 25,000 vehicle and looks to Europe

    2021-05-18T09:13:00Z

    Cazoo has announced the delivery of its 25,000th car since starting business in December 2019. The online used car retailer now has 180 enclosed delivery trucks and 17 collection centres across the UK supporting its business, and is the biggest such retailer in the country.

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    Changes in senior logistics roles at American Honda

    2021-05-18T08:46:00Z

    Alan Kwan has taken up a new role at American Honda Motor as assistant vice-president and division head for sales and logistics planning.

  • BLG Logistics kelheim Autoterminal KIA
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    BLG expands Kelheim capacity for Kia

    2021-05-18T08:42:00Z

    BLG Logistics has commissioned the building of a third multistorey car park at its inland auto terminal in Kelheim, Germany for Kia Motors Deutschland.

  • MitsubishiDealerNetwork
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    International Motors to take over Mitsubishi aftersales in UK

    2021-05-18T08:20:00Z

    International Motors (IM) is in talks with Mitsubishi Motors in the UK to take over the carmaker’s aftersales business this autumn.

  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky assembly
    News

    Strong sales and chip shortage squeeze US vehicle inventory

    2021-05-17T16:38:00Z

    US vehicle inventory is down 37%, to 2.24m units compared to the same period to the end of April in 2020, according to analyst firm Cox Automotive.

  • tompippingskold_Finnlines
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    Tom Pippingsköld widens remit at Finnlines

    2021-05-11T14:30:00Z

    Tom Pippingsköld (pictured) has taken up the newly created position of vice-president and deputy CEO at Finnlines, which provides short-sea ro-ro services in Europe. Pippingsköld retains his role as chief financial officer (CFO) at the company, a role he has held since 2013. 

  • NSC Oslo-opt
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    Nio targets Norway for first vehicle exports

    2021-05-10T09:22:00Z

    Chinese electric vehicle start-up Nio will start exporting vehicles to Norway in September this year, beginning with the ES8 SUV. The carmaker will also introduce the ET7 luxury sedan in 2022.

  • WW_Thermopylae
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    Returning vehicle sales test Russian ro-ro capacity

    2021-05-04T08:29:00Z

    Returning vehicle sales in Russia are prompting ocean transport providers to return laid up vessels into operation as capacity on international routes becomes tighter. Higher tariffs on containerised vehicle shipments from China is also leading to a switch in mode to ocean, adding to the demand for more services. That is expected to create an imbalance in supply and demand in the ro-ro transport sector in the short and medium-term.

  • FVL NA - Thumbnail for Article
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    Recoding the outbound at FVL North America Live

    2021-04-28T16:03:00Z

    Carmakers and their outbound logistics providers are dealing with a strong rebound in North American vehicle sales post-Covid, which has taken the supply chain by surprise. 

  • ABP_Southampton_WW
    Article

    Building a future for vehicle trade after Covid

    2021-04-28T09:45:00Z

    Last year was one of unprecedented challenge for the UK’s vehicle handling ports but, as Marcus Williams reports, they maintained operations, invested in infrastructure and are taking lessons forward for future trade

  • DiannaduPreez_MBUSA
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    Dianna du Preez takes over as head of customer services at MBUSA

    2021-04-28T08:55:00Z

    Dianna du Preez (pictured) moves to a new role at Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) as vice-president of customer services at the beginning of May, succeeding Christian Treiber who is leaving the company. 

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    Why just-in-time will remain the way forward for Toyota

    2021-04-27T10:54:00Z

    Leon van der Merwe is leading inbound, outbound and service parts logistics for Toyota Motor Europe. At this year’s Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Europe Live conference he told Christopher Ludwig about the carmaker’s strategy to modernise just-in-time and make Toyota’s logistics more sustainable

  • Revolution at VW Group Logistics Matthias Braun
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    Watch: The (r)evolution at Volkswagen Group’s logistics

    2021-04-23T15:25:00Z

    Electrification, digital tools and sustainability goals are transforming Volkswagen Group Logistics processes across the carmaker’s global footprint. Matthias Braun outlines how the group is adapting its systems and relationships.

  • Digital drivers for FVL with ICL and Fracht
    Article

    Watch: Digital drivers for Europe’s finished vehicle logistics

    2021-04-23T15:25:00Z

    OEMs and carriers are turning to more digital tools to optimise vehicle logistics networks, improve visibility and reduce empty miles, but the industry can still work together to fill in gaps.

  • Decarbonising the European supply chain_Volvo Trucks, CHEP, DFDS
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    Watch: Collaborate to decarbonise European automotive logistics

    2021-04-23T15:25:00Z

    As European manufacturers set tight emission reduction targets in logistics, experts at Volvo Trucks, DFDS and CHEP reveal just how important collaboration will be for their sustainability roadmaps.

  • Supply chain innovation with INEOS Automotive and GEFCO
    Article

    Watch: Spinning the wheel of supply chain innovation

    2021-04-23T15:25:00Z

    Leaders from INEOS Automotive and GEFCO see AI and real-time visibility as game changes for logistics, but point out that innovation is not just about implementing new systems or digitalising processes, but also adapting working culture and working with the right partners. 

  • Transforming supply chains with Toyota_Leon van der Merve
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    Watch: Transforming the European supply chain the Toyota way

    2021-04-23T15:25:00Z

    Toyota Motor Europe’s VP of supply chain, Leon van der Merve, explains how the carmaker plans to reduce logistics emissions and how he wants to modernise just-in-time to be even leaner wherever possible.

  • Partnerships to supply chain change with Volvo and Toyota
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    Watch: Partnerships the only path for real logistics change at Toyota and Volvo Cars

    2021-04-23T15:25:00Z

    Volvo’s head of supply chain management Martin Corner and Hans Cremers, Toyota Motor Europe’s leader for logistics purchasing, want to achieve sustainability targets and support digital supply chains – and agree that long-term partners will be paramount