Stocktaking, labelling, monitoring and managing the storage of parts and vehicles

Inventory Management

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Stellantis plans to take more control of outbound logistics

2024-02-27T13:28:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

Following recent supply chain crises since Covid, Stellantis’ outbound capacity took “far longer” to return to normal levels.

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Maxime Picat, Stellantis talks strategy and influencing supply chain and manufacturing design

2024-02-27T12:33:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

The chief purchasing and supply chain officer reveals how Stellantis will improve supplier relations, plan the battery supply chain, localise where it makes sense, and invest in logistics.

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GM, Tesla, BYD, Toyota & VW at risk of forced labour in Chinese aluminium supply chains

2024-02-27T12:14:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

A report by Human Rights Watch named carmakers including GM, Tesla, Toyota and VW as failing to minimise risk of forced labour in their automotive supply chains. 

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Infineon’s Birgit Fuchs: Standardisation, diversity and collaboration will be key for digital supply chain

2024-02-21T16:06:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

Automotive logistics firms are increasingly looking towards digital technologies not only to firefight problems, but to predict and prevent them while improving long-term capacity planning and operations.

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On the road to recovery in the east

2024-02-20T09:14:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

As Eastern Europe’s auto sector rebounds from Covid, it faces the need for infrastructural upgrades and a pivot towards EVs against Chinese market penetration

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Watch: Gestamp reimagines the supply chain through global federated networks

2024-02-13T11:25:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

Diego Mallada explains how Gestamp’s digital ecosystem and its global federated network will reshape automotive logistics

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DRS Group forms JV to move into US logistics market

2024-02-06T12:21:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

DRS Group, a German hail damage repair service provider, has formed a joint venture (JV) with American dent repair firm Dent Master to push into the US market.

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Susanne Lehmann brings global supply chain experience to VW Group Malaysia

2024-01-29T06:00:00+00:00By Christopher Ludwig

Dr Susanne Lehmann has replaced Antonio Pinto as managing director of VW Group Malaysia where she is responsible for all operations including production, supply chain and sales.

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UK output reaches 2019 level, but breakdown in Canada trade talks dampens optimism

2024-01-26T17:12:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

The UK’s automotive manufacturing output has topped 1m units for the first time since 2019, but SMMT said UK Canada trade talk suspension is disappointing. 

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Red Sofa Interview: VW’s global logistics experts on synergy in the supply chain

2024-01-25T14:38:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

Logistics experts from across VW Group’s global divisions speak to Automotive Logistics about collaborating internationally. 

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GM wins big in 2023, Stellantis and Ford lose out

2024-01-19T17:32:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

GM had the strongest sales in North America last year compared to other OEMs, having sold nearly 2.6m units in 2023, up 14% over 2022 according to market analyst Cox Automotive.

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Escalation in Taiwan could cause further semiconductor crisis in 2024

2024-01-09T16:01:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

As tensions and regulatory frictions rise, semiconductor supply may face disruption, prompting investment in semiconductor facilities in the US. 

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Daihatsu halts shipments of all vehicles following safety investigation

2024-01-03T15:11:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Daihatsu has shut down all production in Japan and halted the domestic and export shipment of vehicles following an investigation into safety procedure irregularities

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Whitepaper: Partnerships in automotive logistics

2023-12-21T11:13:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

Download today and discover collaborative solutions for operational excellence, capacity enhancement, EV transition and sustainable practices

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North American Automotive Logistics Market Report 2024-2033

2023-12-07T16:08:00+00:00By Daniel Harrison

Discover clear insight around major automotive logistics industry challenges in North America in our latest business intelligence report
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Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Mexico: Day one wrap-up

2023-12-06T15:46:00+00:00By Christopher Ludwig

Christopher Ludwig, editor-in-chief, closes out day one of the Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Mexico 2023 conference. 

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Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Mexico: Pre-conference cocktail reception

2023-12-06T15:42:00+00:00By Christopher Ludwig

 Join us as we gear up for Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Mexico 2023!

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Kuehne + Nagel builds customs offering with Farrow buyout

2023-12-01T09:41:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Kuehne + Nagel is buying customs broker and logistics provider Farrow to expand its customs capabilities in North America

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UAW workers ratify deals with GM, Ford and Stellantis

2023-11-21T12:47:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

Members of the United Auto Workers union (UAW) have ratified the tentative deals with GM, Ford and Stellantis following weeks of strikes against the Detroit Big Three, but an expert warned the damage may already be done for some suppliers.

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The automotive supply chain is preparing for the next generation of AI

2023-11-14T14:46:00+00:00By Megan Kelly

How generative AI is being tested and put to use by automotive technology supplier ZF Friedrichshafen.