IT systems to manage operations, offer visibility and make predictions.

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Competition takes repair services to the next level


A lack of competition and options is causing the quality of automotive hail damage to take a dip while costs skyrocket, but DRS Group says it has the solution. 


Denis Molle adds IT leadership role at Alpine Cars to his duties at Renault


Denis Molle has taken over as head of IT at Alpine Cars, the sportscar division of Renault Group, while retaining his position as head of IT engineering at the parent company

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Blue Yonder refines supply chain visibility with One Network Enterprise takeover


Supply chain software provider Blue Yonder has signed an agreement to take over One Network Enterprise and provide a unified end-to-end supply chain platform

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Acertus adds Guardian Auto Transport to acquisitions


Acertus has expanded its provision of finished vehicle services with the buyout of Guardian Auto Transport, which supports fleet management companies

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Highlights from ALSC Europe day one


 Delegates at ALSC Europe 2024 heard how to better scale and leverage relationships across the automotive supply chain to be more competitive


Porsche boosts logistics efficiency at Zuffenhausen with MHP software


Porsche is using a centralised fleet managment system developed by its IT and process consultancy MHP to increase intralogistics efficiency at its Zuffenhausen assembly plant


The power of digitalised, automated and sustainable supply chains


ALSC Europe 2024 saw industry leaders shed light on accelerating supply chains to address challenges and promises for digital, automated, sustainable logistics

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Digital tools that deliver optimised and sustainable networks


At the Innovation Power Hour at this year’s ALSC Europe conference Alps Alpine, FedEx, FreightVerify and s2 data & algorithms presented their latest digital technology tools to manage complexity in the supply chain and provide greater visibility

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Battling the bottlenecks in European vehicle distribution


Speakers from Ford, Inform, RPM and Sallaum Lines met at ALSC Europe to discuss port congestion, direct chartering and the role digital tools can play in mitigating congestion for vehicle logistics

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Taking the supply chain for an x-ray


Process mining expert Celonis is working with carmakers to improve their supply chain transparency and will be discussing the technology with VW at a forthcoming Livestream event on process-led transformation

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Rebuilding resilience and stability for a more sustainable supply chain


Speakers at this week’s ALSC Europe conference in Bonn, Germany talked about using supply chain and logistics management to navigate disruption and build a stable future

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BMW navigates the new ‘never normal’ in logistics


BMW has adapted to disruputiion by bringing production, finance, sales and purchasing, and supply chain logistics under one umbrella

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Red Sofa Interview: Why Toyota Motor Europe isn’t looking for flexibility


 ”I don’t think we’re after flexibility. Flexibility means last minute change, shifting from one model to another one…”

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Red Sofa Interview: BMW’s Dr Michael Nikolaides on cross-functional decisions in the supply chain


Nikolaides discusses cross-functional decision making in logistics, and the balance between bringing costs down but keeping resiliency high.

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Red Sofa Interview: Jean-Marc Carlicchi on Renault’s next step in digitalisation


 The OEM is five years into its digitalisation journey, and is now on track to use more predictive technologies.

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Red Sofa Interview: JLR’s Levent Yuksel on scaling green logistics solutions


Levent Yuksel gave a keynote speech at ALSC Europe 2024, and led an interactive breakout workshop with the industry’s biggest and brightest experts.


Red Sofa Interview: Empowering excellence for women in the supply chain


At ALSC Europe 2024 in Bonn, Automotive Logistics held the first Women in Supply Chain panel and networking session, to help support women and raise their voices in the industry. 


Nissan signs EV and software feasibility studies with Honda and Mitsubishi


The Japanese carmakers are collaborating on two separate MoUs focused on EV sourcing and the use of renewable energy and carbon neutrality


Mercedes-Benz looks at logistics uses for Apollo humanoid robots


Mercedes-Benz is working with robotics developer Apptronik on the use of humanoid robots for repetitive logistics tasks in its manufacturing plants

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Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Europe: Recap blog


Follow our recap blog below to get the most important insights from Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Europe 2024