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    North American vehicle makers steer a course through Covid

    2021-02-08T14:38:00Z

    This year’s Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain North America Live conference revealed how a strong rebound in North American vehicle sales has taken the supply chain by surprise and exacerbated the misalignment in inbound supply and capacity caused by the Covid-19 shutdowns.

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    USMCA: The milk in the coconut of North American trade

    2021-02-08T11:55:00Z

    The renegotiated rules on free trade in North America, known as USMCA, have been in effect six months but are coming under stricter enforcement. Trade experts from Toyota and Canada’s automotive supplier association point to risks around compliance and a lack of clarity in some rules, especially around ’alternative staging regimes’ on localisation – with the risk that some suppliers could lose significant business. 

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    Watch: Welcome to the future of North American automotive supply chains

    2021-02-07T19:15:00Z

    Kicking off the on-demand content for Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain North America Live, our hosts set out the trends impacting the industry today and how they will reshape processes, service and partnerships.

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    Watch: Maintaining Mexico’s competitive edge in supply chain

    2021-02-07T19:06:00Z

    OEMs in Mexico are facing logistics bottlenecks and expect more to come, which is why Nissan and providers like Jack Cooper are strengthening processes and digital tools in logistics to improve resiliency and flexibility.  

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    Watch: North America automotive suppliers must keep up with USMCA and changing trade policy

    2021-02-07T19:05:00Z

    Policy experts from Toyota and Canada’s automotive supplier association unpick complex sourcing and compliance rules under USMCA, and look ahead to what the Biden administration could mean for automotive trade.

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    Watch Think Tank: A 360 view of finished vehicle logistics in North America

    2021-02-07T19:02:00Z

    Key operators  from all corners of the vehicle logistics space discuss the major trends in the sector for 2021 as part of an interactive think tank, including representatives from road, rail, ports, IT and integrated services.

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    Watch: Toyota turns to technology to redesign US vehicle logistics network

    2021-02-07T18:59:00Z

    Toyota’s Rick Wishon discusses how the carmaker is using optimisation tools from software specialist Inform to engineer its outbound logistics network to maximise capacity and reduce lead times even as complexity rises.

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    Watch: Capturing supply chain data and change in real time – day one in review

    2021-02-07T18:56:00Z

    Our team unwraps the top themes from the first day of the event on North American automotive logistics, including managing organisational transformation and an urgent need for data transparency.

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    Watch: Top priorities for the North American supply chain in 2021 – intro to day two

    2021-02-07T18:55:00Z

    Christopher Ludwig reveals top priorities for the region’s automotive logistics and supply chain sector at the start of day two of ALSC North America Live.

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    Watch: How Volkswagen and Kuehne + Nagel are making supply chains greener

    2021-02-07T18:54:00Z

    In this virtual event, leaders from Volkswagen and Kuehne+Nagel discussed how production and supply chains can be made greener by using renewable energy in plants, switching deep-sea shipping vessels to LNG, reducing air freight and more.

  • Howard Chang Porsche North America, Brian Hook ICL Systems, Patrick McGinn Glovis America
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    Watch: Ensuring finished vehicle logistics keeps pace with demand

    2021-02-07T18:50:00Z

    Senior managers from Porsche, Glovis and ICL Systems talk about how they have been keeping dealer lots stocked as consumer demand has returned since the end of stay-at-home orders across America.

  • Pat Foran Glovis America, Jethro Felton Cognosos, Curtis Rhodes Jack Cooper Transport
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    Watch: Exceptional finished vehicle logistics

    2021-02-07T18:48:00Z

    If vehicle logistics providers are to keep ahead of disruption and better serve customers, they will need to improve exception management and inventory visibility across plants, yards and transport according to executives from Hyundai Glovis, Jack Cooper and Cognosos.

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    Watch: That’s a wrap (until next time)!

    2021-02-07T18:45:00Z

    At the end of a two-day journey across the supply chain in the US, Canada and Mexico, our hosts share the most urgent action points and takeaways from the event, including how logistics providers can help manufacturers recover and transform.

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    Caxxor looks for investment for rail link between Mexico and Canada

    2021-02-01T11:01:00Z

    Infrastructure investment conglomerate, Caxxor Group, is proposing to build a rail route linking the Mexican east coast port of Mazatlán with the Canadian city of Winnipeg. The $3.3 billion (€2.7 billion) project, which will draw investment from the governments of Mexico, the US and Canada, as well as the private sector, will link strategic points across all three countries. Caxxor is targeting the movement of container freight, finished vehicles, bulk commodities and petroleum products.

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    Chris Styles to lead supply chain operations for Nissan North America

    2021-01-29T10:49:00Z

    Chris Styles will take up a new role as vice-president of supply chain management at Nissan North America, replacing Mike Steck, who is retiring at the end of March this year.

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    Credit where credit is due

    2021-01-26T18:19:00Z

    The coronavirus pandemic meant 2020 was a tough year for everyone in the automotive sector. GM was no exception. While the carmaker’s sales for the calendar year reached 2.5m units, total deliveries were down 12% and retail deliveries down 6% for the year. However, toward the end of 2020 retail sales recovered to pre-pandemic levels. According to the carmaker’s executive vice-president, Steve Carlisle, that was down to the efforts made by GM’s workforce. They kept launches on track and each other safe.

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    Second-hand cars, first-rate opportunities

    2021-01-26T10:44:00Z

    The used car sector is hot, with high demand from consumers and rising prices. However, as the supply of used cars is ultimately limited by the number of new cars entering the market and consumers trading in their old cars, actual volumes have not been significantly higher this year. What has changed, on both sides of the Atlantic, is where that volume is going.

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    VW ends Golf production in Mexico in favour of Taos SUV

    2021-01-25T14:37:00Z

    Volkswagen has ended production of the Golf hatchback at its Puebla plant in Mexico. The performance versions of the new Golf will be imported from Germany while American production shifts to SUVs.

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    Honda to import Cruise Origin AV to Japan this year

    2021-01-25T11:30:00Z

    Honda will be importing test versions of the Cruise autonomous, electric vehicle from the US to Japan this year for use in its Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) business there. Meanwhile, Cruise and its owner GM have signed a deal with Microsoft to further commercialise autonomous vehicles through the computing giant’s Azure application.

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    Brexit means business as usual, but with more work for Volvo and Gefco

    2021-01-19T11:07:00Z

    At last week’s Livestream Hour from Ultima Media, panellists from Volvo Cars and Gefco discussed how their daily business had changed with nearly two weeks of Brexit under their belts. Volvo had yet to experience severe disruption but both companies are seeing an increased workload to comply with the eleventh-hour regulations