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    Falken opens tyre distribution facility with Fiege

    2021-11-16T10:49:00+00:00By Jason Dunn

    Falken Tyre Europe has formally opened its new 40,000 square-metre distribution centre in Gengenbach, Germany, near the border with France.

  • Bob Petersen (Orbis), Robert Puta (Ryder), Richard Logan (Automotive Logistics)

    Developing packaging and logistics for electric vehicle supply chains

    2021-10-18T06:00:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

    Logistics and packaging providers are working increasingly with new start-up and traditional OEMs to meet the needs of EV supply chains. Executives from Ryder and  Orbis share insights on the ongoing changes, challenges and opportunities.

  • Colin Dhillon (APMA), Eva Ames (DSV), Edwin Huang (SEA Electric), Neemish Ladwa (Automotive Logistics)

    Charge the new era of automotive supply chains

    2021-10-18T06:00:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

    Executives from Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) of Canada, SEA Electric and DSV discuss how electrification and digitalisation are changing supply chain requirements, including new partnerships, innovations and technologies to future proof growth and ensure efficiency.

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    Greater visibility is a wonderful and challenging thing

    2021-10-12T10:40:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

    At last week’s Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Global Live conference, leading carmakers discussed how crisis management has realigned the logistics and supply chain function within their organisations, and put it front and centre

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    North American tier ones tackle a troublesome year

    2021-10-07T12:59:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

     At this week’s Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Global Live conference, tier one suppliers discussed the disruption in a year worse than Covid-stricken 2020 and what they were doing to cope with it

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    Wolfspeed ahead for GM’s Ultium Drive supply

    2021-10-04T14:14:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

    GM has signed supplier agreement with US electronic subcomponents supplier Wolfspeed (formerly Cree) to secure the supply of silicon carbide devices that the carmaker said will enable it to install more efficient propulsion systems for its electric vehicles (EVs).

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    Gefco invests in UK sequencing centre to support Jaguar Land Rover

    2021-10-04T10:22:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

    Gefco has expanded its operations in the Merseyside region of the UK with the opening of a 16,350 sq.m logistics sequencing centre next to its existing facility in Speke.

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    Daimler installs automated parts warehouse in Düsseldorf

    2021-09-27T16:43:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

    Mercedes-Benz has a new automated parts warehouse at its Sprinter van assembly plant in Düsseldorf supplied by Stöcklin Logistik

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    XPO spinoff GXO could see big gains in warehouse automation

    2021-08-03T11:48:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

    GXO Logistics has debuted on the New York Stock Exchange, with around 5% of the contract logistics market in North America and Europe. It has its eyes set on warehouse automation growth, with automotive as a potential growth area.

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