Adapt and overcome in the year ahead
Priority Freight is flying ahead of the curve in its provision of time critical logistics services by providing complete end-to-end services for its automotive customers
Supply chain planning to avoiding the next crisis in Mexico and beyond
Gerardo De La Torre Garcia describes how Nissan managed the semiconductor crisis, including how the company adapted supply, logistics and production and its impacts in Mexico and beyond. Experts from logistics providers Ryder and timematters give insights on avoiding future crises.
Stronger logistics accelerate Mexico’s recovery
Peter Koltai from Volkswagen de México details the OEM’s logistics strategy, and is joined on a panel by Continental, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics and Maersk to explore how to optimise automotive supply chain and production across Mexico.
VW partners for strong logistics in Mexico – Interview with Peter Koltai, Volkswagen de Mexico
Peter Koltai at Volkswagen de Mexico reveals how the carmaker has been managing logistics disruption in Mexico, and how its supply chain is preparing to the launch of electric vehicle production in Puebla.
Keeping the flow in Mexico – ensuring supply chain continuity
Ivan Davila from Nissan discusses the carmaker’s ambitions in efficiency and systems in Mexico, and is joined on a panel by American Axle Manufacturing, Ascent and Wallenius Wilhelmsen to discuss managing logistics bottlenecks and mitigating disruptions.
Nissan’s extreme flexibility in Mexico – interview with Ivan Davila, Director of Logistics at Nissan Mexico
Ivan Davila caught up with editor-in-chief Christopher Ludwig in Mexico City to discuss how Nissan has adapted processes and worked in new ways with logistics providers to improve flexibility, and to manage capacity constraints in areas like vehicle logistics.
Clean energy, flexibility, digital mindsets: conference day one in review at Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Mexico
Mexico’s recovery depends on stronger logistics and more coordinated government policy to support clean energy, infrastructure, trade and electrification. Editor-in-chief Christopher Ludwig assesses the significance after discussions with leaders from Nissan, Toyota, Volkswagen, Audi, American Axle and more.
A sneak peak at the Gala Dinner at Club de Banqueros at Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Mexico 2022
Take a look inside the gala reception, sponsored by time:matters, which was the perfect capstone to the first full day of conference at this year’s event.
Renault keeps an eye on the road ahead
Renault Group is working with Shippeo to build greater transparency into the carmaker’s supply chain and avoid the sort of disruption to the inbound parts supply that has become the norm over the last two years
Evolution Time Critical opens control centre in Portugal
Evolution Time Critical has opened a logistics control centre in Porto, Portugal to serve a growing automotive market with emergency logistics services
What resiliency in automotive logistics looks like
Learn for yourself in this panel discussion featuring top logistics executive from General Motors, IAC Group, DSV and Ceva Logistics.
Keeping the flow – ensuring tier one supply chain continuity in the era of disruption
Executives from major tier-1 suppliers and logistics providers reveal the flexibility and tools they have used to minimise downtime and delivery delays.
Investing wisely in the supply chain’s digital opportunities
Nissan, Johnson Electric, RPM and Cargobase discuss IT and digital investment priorities for automotive logistics.
Mitigating risk across global automotive supply chains
Reducing risk and disruption in global logistics is now the daily business of major OEMs like Stellantis and Agco, with a focus on improving control in the upstream supply chain.
Never waste a good crisis – opportunities to improve supply chain resiliency
Greater supply chain control and visibility, along with prioritising resiliency and communication are among the key lessons from top leaders in automotive logistics.
The logistics of resiliency for General Motors
GM’s global logistics chief Edgard Pezzo explains how the OEM has invested in visibility, capacity and collaboration to protect its supply chain and production.
Priority Freight moves strategic operations to Frankfurt
Priority Freight has moved one of its German offices to bigger locatioon in Kelsterbach, close to Cargo City North – the nucleus of shipment operations in Europe. The new site allows for access to transport links and airport facilities
Jumping the chip queue
There needs to be greater coordination between the automotive and electronics industries to avoid future shortages in supply, say experts from Bolloré, DB Schenker, DHL and Kuehne + Nagel, along with analysts of the semiconductor sector.
Watch: Shanghai rises again for Volkswagen’s supply chain
SAIC VW’s Dr Susanne Lehmann discusses managing China’s Covid lockdowns and how the JV is digitalising logistics and creating more supply chain transparency.