All Finished vehicles articles – Page 9

  • Volkswagen Konzern setzt als einer der ersten Fahrzeughersteller auf den emissionsarmen LNG-Antrieb bei Fahrzeugtransporten per Schiff.
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    Volkswagen charters two LNG-powered vessels

    2016-10-05T13:05:50Z

    Volkswagen Group Logistics has agreed to charter two LNG-powered car-carrying vessels from Siem Car Carriers for its Europe-North America route, starting in 2019. The vessels, with a length of 200 metres and a width of 36 metres, will have a capacity of 4,500 vehicles each. The 12,600kW engine has been ...

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    Neptune Lines launches Middle East ro-ro service

    2016-10-05T12:20:06Z

    Greek short-sea shipping provider Neptune Lines has officially launched its new Middle East service, connecting United Arab Emirates (UAE) ports with the wider region. Neptune Lines is running the service between the UAE ports of Jebel Ali and Khalifa and the following: Shuwaikh (Kuwait), Umm Qasr (Iraq), Bandar Abbas (Iran), ...

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    Ford to use Vigo for imported Rangers

    2016-10-04T12:16:18Z

    Ford has chosen the Spanish north-western port of Vigo from which to distribute its Ford Ranger pickup in southern Europe. The Ranger, which is built in South Africa, is the European best seller in its segment. The first consignment, consisting of 280 units, was dispatched from Port Elizabeth in South ...

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    UK sets Brexit timetable as carmakers worry about market access

    2016-10-03T18:31:43Z

    The UK government has laid out a timetable for exiting the European Union , which may come as early as the first quarter of 2019. It has also reaffirmed that it is willing to put control of immigration and regulation over retaining full access to the European single market – ...

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    Alternative logistics in Africa: The sky's the limit

    2016-10-03T17:14:12Z

    Africa’s underdeveloped infrastructure and dangerous conditions are leading it to leapfrog other countries in adopting alternative freight technologies which might one day serve automotive logistics Africa’s infrastructure gap, which significantly hinders the movement of goods between and within countries on the continent, could soon be substantially filled through the use ...

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    Rail transport in Russia: Tracking the downturn

    2016-10-03T12:31:35Z

    Rail transport of finished vehicles in Russia is dropping fast under the combined pressure of rising charges, falling state subsidies and dwindling demand for new vehicles Rail transport of finished vehicles in Russia is falling fast – faster even than a new vehicle market that has virtually collapsed over the ...

  • GefcoCorbyYard
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    Yard management: Tricks of the terminal trade

    2016-10-03T10:26:32Z

    Balancing the demands of high volumes and diverse products with the need for efficiency and security calls for investment and flexibility in both staffing and IT The growth in the US and UK vehicle industries over the last few years means more cars are being moved in and out of ...

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    JLR part 2: The big cat is hunting for outbound efficiencies

    2016-09-30T15:54:06Z

    Jaguar Land Rover has taken a lead in using in-vehicle technology and connectivity to improve outbound visibility, part of a recent programme of change and investment across the carmaker’s logistics[sta_anchor id="1"] Jaguar and Land Rover cars and SUVs are, by mandate of their brands, powerful and highly engineered creatures. Today, ...

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    JLR part 1: Ensuring logistics is not a victim of success

    2016-09-30T15:53:00Z

    With so much expansion, change and inevitable risk still ahead of the carmaker, JLR’s director of global material planning and logistics, David Dyke, is pushing his department’s influence across the company and the supply chain to gain efficiency and further strength

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    Brexit and shipping: Playing a game of wait and sea

    2016-09-30T14:23:14Z

    A country’s ports and the shipping lines that serve them are at the front line of fluctuations in international trade. So is the UK sector bracing itself for a Brexit-induced storm? The past two years have been busy ones for any company involved in the import or export of vehicles ...

  • Bertrand de Techtermann - European Operations Director
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    Bertrand de Techtermann joins other logistics veterans at BCA

    2016-09-28T15:33:13Z

    BCA, the used car auction and vehicle logistics provider, has appointed Bertrand de Techtermann to the newly created role of European operations director. De Techtermann joins BCA following more than 17 years in the automotive and vehicle logistics industry, most recently at Gefco Group, where he helped set up the ...

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    CDN adapts ePOD app for CSX Railroad

    2016-09-28T11:52:32Z

    Software supplier Car Delivery Network (CDN) has adapted its VinDeliver finished vehicle electronic proof of delivery (ePOD) app with an enhancement to integrate it with the computer system run by US rail terminal operator, CSX Railroad. CDN’s eOutgate enhancement allows truck operators using VinDeliver to upload reports of inspections they ...

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    Indian ports to slash charges in a bid to boost coastal shipping

    2016-09-27T16:29:03Z

    India’s major ports are to introduce a discount of 80% for two years on vessel-related charges for coastal vehicle movements in an attempt to boost automotive sector demand for coastal transport. Announcing the move, the Ministry of Shipping said promoting coastal movements was one of its major goals and that ...

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    Gefco reports higher profits on modest revenue gains

    2016-09-27T14:59:23Z

    Logistics provider Gefco Group has reported a strong growth in pre-tax earnings over the first half of 2016 compared to the same period last year, driven by recovery in the automotive industry in Europe, cost reduction initiatives and the acquisition of Dutch freight forwarder, IJS Global. Gefco, based in Paris ...

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    Global conference: Know your supply chain better

    2016-09-24T15:58:00Z

    Manufacturers and logistics providers at the Automotive Logistics Global conference are doing more to integrate their supply chains from end to end, and are keen to use data and analytics to anticipate problems before they arise.

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    Opel/Vauxhall: Stable & ready to launch

    2016-09-23T16:06:17Z

    Following a period of transformation and improvements in production planning, Opel is on a product offensive. Director of logistics Andreas Graffe and outbound logistics manager Michael Gorny discuss the importance of ‘frontloading’ logistics to support it. In this story... Supporting change A stable supply chain Hitting the ...

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    Global conference: Building cars is one thing, getting them to market is another

    2016-09-22T00:10:46Z

    The infrastructure and logistics services underpinning the volume growth in emerging automotive markets will need investment, if carmakers are to make the most of the opportunities these markets hold in the face of a short term sales 'plateau' in the more developed parts of the world. Delegates at this week's ...

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    Leader in the finished vehicle sector, Helmut Altmann, dies at 78

    2016-09-21T10:01:17Z

    Helmut Altmann, founder of German finished vehicle logistics provider ARS Altmann, has died aged 78. “It is with deepest grief that we have to announce that on Sunday, September 11th 2016, Helmut Altmann, founder of our company ARS Altmann, passed away after a short, severe illness,” said the company in ...

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    Mexico now India’s largest automotive export market

    2016-09-20T16:39:41Z

    Mexico has become India’s largest market for automotive exports, according to data released by engineering body EEPC India. Between April and July this year, automotive exports from India – including finished vehicles, two- and three-wheelers, and parts and components – amounted to $2.78 billion. Of that, shipments to Mexico accounted ...

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    Work starts on new NYK finished vehicle facility in the Philippines

    2016-09-20T15:45:35Z

    Work has begun on construction of NYK's new pre-delivery inspection and storage facility in the Philippines. The facility, which will be built on land owned by International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) and used as a storage centre for finished vehicles, is located in Barangay Niugan, Cabuyao Laguna. In a statement, ...