Denis Le Vot is chief supply chain officer at Renault Group; Jean-François Salles to lead strategic partnerships
The board-level position reports to CEO Luca de Meo. Renault’s current supply chain vice-president, Jean-François Salles, leads partnerships in materials, battery and digitalisation
Lisa Kline moves to vehicle planning and logistics role at Subaru of America
Lisa Kline has replaced Matt Ritter as vice-president of vehicle planning and logistics at Subaru of America. Ritter has taken over as regional vice-president of the eastern region for the carmaker
Transform, connect and flex: JLR’s end-to-end supply chain upgrade
Barbara Bergmeier is leading an upgrade of systems, skills and supplier relations across Jaguar Land Rover’s supply chain as the OEM aims to build more EVs and reduce emissions across the supply chain
The winds of change: welcome to Finished Vehicle Logistics North America 2023
Editor-in-Chief Christopher Ludwig welcomes delegates to this year’s event during the opening cocktail reception.
Stellantis: Opportunities everywhere in North America to invest in outbound capacity
Nick Thompson explains how Stellantis is looking for more vehicle logistics capacity across the region, especially for Mexico.
Mercedes Benz: People are our most critical asset in vehicle logistics
Rory Hepner points to the partnerships and human capital that will help the Mercedes-Benz USA meet its ambitions for service and electrification.
The FVL party has started: capacity, ETA, standards and network changes
Halfway through this year’s conference on the sidelines of the evening reception, Christopher Ludwig sums up the highlights so far.
Logistics in the virtual world: how Toyota is using AR/VR in training and logistics centres
Dave Kleiner, from Toyota’s Applied Technology Research Lab, explains the technology and benefits of immersive training and digital twins for the carmaker’s logistics operations.
That’s a wrap, but the conversation is just getting started for finished vehicle logistics
At the end of FVL North America 2023, Christopher Ludwig reflects on the top themes of the event, with one thing clear: things are changing faster in vehicle logistics than ever before.
ProAct rewards loyalty, performance and commitment
Global supply chain software provider ProAct has promoted Kym Dutfield-Cooke and Matt Longden associate directors with immediate effect
Emmanuel Arnaud joins XPO in Europe
Gefco’s former executive vice-president and CEO of the Integrated Logistics division, Emmanuel Arnaud, has taken a new role as operations director for Europe at XPO
Colin McLoughlin joins ABP to head operations in the Humber
Associated British Ports has appointed Colin McLoughlin to head operations in the Humber region, which includes four ports at Immingham, Grimsby, Hull, and Goole
Supply chain needs its own movement in the C-suite
There need to be more CEOs with a supply chain and logistics background in the automotive industry according to speakers from Aston Martin and Toyota at this year’s ALSC Europe conference
Interview: Renault's journey to the supply chain metaverse
Jean-François Salles reveals how Renault is advancing predictive management of logistics and supporting employees to take faster decisions across locations – while looking ahead to a true ‘metaverse’ for supply chain
Susan Serrano lands role at the port of Baltimore
Susan Serrano has moved from Höegh Autoliners to take up a new role responsible for increasing finished vehicle volumes at the US port of Baltimore
Rockwell appoints Bob Buttermore to supply chain lead role
Industrial automation technology provider Rockwell Automation has appointed Bob Buttermore to lead its Integrated Supply Chain organisation
Axel Bantel moves to BLG Automobile Logistics
Axel Bantel has taken over a new role at BLG Logistics as managing director of sales in the Automobile division of German logistics provider
Mamadou Diallo to lead national operations at American Honda
Mamadou Diallo is taking over from Dave Gardner as executive vice-president of national operations at American Honda, where he will look after sales planning and strategy, and logistics
Jean-Christophe Deville brings together production and vehicle logistics at Toyota
Jean-Christophe Deville is combining inbound and outbound logistics in a new role at Toyota Motor Europe aimed at improving partnerships in logistics
Flavio Batista jumps from ship to shore with role at GPA
After 25 years at Wallenius Wilhelmsen, Flavio Batista has moved to a new role as vice-president of sales and marketing at Georgia Ports Authority