Download this whitepaper to learn how using RFID technology for automated parts identification can help automotive manufacturers mitigate supply chain disruption, reduce inventory, better manage variety and ultimately increase profits.
The Japanese carmaker is making a number of changes to its executive line up to build on the principles of carbon neutrality and sustainability and van der Merwe will more closely align production and logistics according to TPS principles
Unipart Logistics has expanded its services for Jaguar Land Rover in the US with the addition of a newly built aftermarket parts distribution centre in Mickleton (NJ), supporting the carmaker’s expansion into the north-east
Nissan North America’s Steve Jernigan thinks the focus of supply chain constraints will soon shift from inbound to finished vehicle logistics, and encourages stakeholders in industry to work together during the opening session of Finished Vehicle Logistics North America 2021
There is no single solution to the challenges facing North American vehicle logistics, but watch what Mercedes-Benz USA’s Rory Hepner is doing to manage the crisis with vehicle logistics providers, along with insights from top vehicle logistics brokers Acertus and outbound specialists RPM
Repent, the spreadsheet apocalypse is here! Watch how Nissan, Jack Cooper and Draiver are aiming to digitalise more vehicle logistics processes and improve visibility for the supply chain and vehicle logistics
With vehicle inventories low, and more customers buying vehicles to order or with longer waiting times, the urgency for visibility in the pipeline is now critical for dealerships such as those for Chevrolet – and their end customers. And increasingly, the technology to achieve this tracking exists. This session features learnings from GM, FreightVerify, Glovis America and Black Widow
Following workshops on key industry topics and challenges including driver shortages, in-vehicle telematics, vehicle processing and final mile visibility, industry experts at Finished Vehicle Logistics shared their group’s top solutions and next steps as part of a quick-fire pitch round
Download this free e-book to learn how the return-on-investment for next generation real time location services has changed for finished vehicles in the post-cloud, post-AI technology landscape, with significant cost, operational and time advantages for OEMs compared to legacy systems. In partnership with Cognosos.
Falken Tyre Europe has formally opened its new 40,000 square-metre distribution centre in Gengenbach, Germany, near the border with France.
In its latest results Renault estimates that its vehicle production shortfall thanks to parts shortages for 2021 will reach around 500,000 units, above the 200,000 it previously forecasted for the year. However, the company is making efforts to meet its projected operating margin.
Greater integration of the semiconductor supply chain is needed to prevent the sort of disruption seen since the Covid pandemic, as delegates heard at the recent ALSC Global Live debate
Dennis Manns recaps a workshop on damage prevention and quality, and reveals why staying connected across the supply chain is critical, especially at a time when inventories are so low that there is literally no car to lose.
Delegates at this year’s ALSC Global Live conference in Detroit talked about how increasingly complex vehicle parts had implications for supply chain and logistics planning
The global tier one supplier’s top supply chain and procurement executive talks about the importance of joining up data across the network and organisation, maintaining free cash flow in inventory considerations and why she wouldn’t take the job unless she was chief supply chain officer and not only procurement.
Experts from North American tier supplier American Axle, premium freight supplier Quick and container shipping and logistics giant Maersk talk about how to reduce risk, including network redesigns, modal shifts, data management and advanced planning.
Automotive supplier Benteler, diversified aftermarket distributor First Brands Group together with Maersk outline strategies specific to mitigating risk for automotive tier suppliers.
Executives from Nissan North America, electronics supplier Johnson Electric and semiconductor association SEMI Americas discuss the longer-term strategies required to make the automotive semiconductor supply chain more stable and secure.
Learn how Magna Powertrain, CNW Courier Network, D-Troy and TLE are collaborating and adapting to overcome international logistics and supply chain challenges, with technology, partnership and localisation strategies.
Senior supply chain and logistics leaders debate the key challenges and opportunities defining their organisations’ pathway to success.