Volkswagen Group Logistics’ plan for cutting supply chain emissions will require multiple transport modes, technology innovation and investment with logistics partners for the long term.
Head of Volkswagen Group Logistics Simon Motter is making sure the supply chain can master disruption and improve resiliency as well as deliver on goals for electrification, sustainability and cost.
BYD’s first own car freighter, the Explorer No. 1, and its maiden voyage to Bremerhaven mark the beginning of a new era for the OEM, which is intended to pave the way to Europe.
Associated British Ports is investing in inland and port capacity to manage increasing import and export volumes per vessel, with 1.3m vehicles handled in 2023
The port of Antwerp-Bruges has recorded a 9% increase in the number of finished vehicles handled in calendar year 2023 to 3.56m
Neptune Lines has ordered two more pure car and truck carriers with hybrid energy systems as part of its Genesis Project for more sustainable shipping
Anders Lund Kristensen will take over as chief commercial officer at Copenhagen Malmö Port at the beginning of March, replacing Sune Norup Christensen
DSV has announced executive changes across the board at a group and division level, including the appointment of Jens Lund as its new CEO
Georgia Ports Authority has reported increased vehicle and machinery throughput at the port of Brunswick in 2023
Haley Wilson, logistics director at Navistar, is working with Volkswagen Group in North America and the wider Traton Group to enhance best practices, share processes and consolidation such as cross-docking, which will improve logistics while Navistar ramps up its EV production.
Noatum said the strategic move is part of its goal to be a leading supplier of FVL services in Europe.
Deep-sea vessel operators are facing attacks when transiting the Middle East and Africa but Inchape Shipping Services and Ambrey have recently provided advice in their Global Shipping Report
Peter Koltai, senior director of logistics at Volkswagen de México discusses how the division is getting ready for electrification across the country and how to find synergies between the plants and the wider VW Group.
Global maritime shipping giants Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd are forming a new operational partnership called Gemini Cooperation to offer a more reliable global ocean container service.
Logistics experts from across VW Group’s global divisions speak to Automotive Logistics about collaborating internationally.
US marine terminal and logistics provider Enstructure is setting up a multi-cargo facility at the port of Jacksonville in 2025 as part of a 30-year lease worth $136m
Bora Argac has been appointed chief commercial officer (CCO) for Germany at Hellmann Worldwide Logistics replacing Kai Hasenpusch
Russian carmaker Avtovaz is looking to boost production through exports abroad in 2024, with a target of 25,000 vehicle shipments in 2024
Škoda is delivering the vehicles via ro-ro vessels from Bremerhaven port to Ho Chi Minh City and Hai Phòng in Singapore.
Maersk has changed its services due to the ongoing drought affecting the Panama Canal and is instead opting for a ‘land bridge’ to mitigate disruptions.
Houthi attacks on vessels passing through the Red Sea are increasing, causing container ship and ro-ro operators to reroute vessels to avoid danger. Follow Automotive Logistics’ live blog for the latest updates.
As tensions and regulatory frictions rise, semiconductor supply may face disruption, prompting investment in semiconductor facilities in the US.
Hambantota port has reported an increase in finished vehicle throughput by 26% last year, compared to 2022, handling 700,000 transhipments
Cargotech’s Kalmar and MacGregor business units are supplying terminal cargo-handling and ro-ro vessel equipment to Wallenius Wilhelmsen and Höegh Autoliners respectively
Mosolf is restructuring its business into three divisions, streamlining existing finished vehicle logistics services as well as introducing a new business unit focused on port logistics
Container ship and ro-ro operators are taking action in response to attacks by Houthi militants in the Red Sea, with many services now rerouted around the Cape of Good Hope
This year has seen greater efforts to stabilise the supply of key components and investments in localised production of electric vehicles on both sides of the Atlantic
Speakers from Audi, Penske and Rhenus discussed how KPIs were being redefined by today’s complex automotive supply chain at this year’s ALSC Mexico conference
Raúl Gamboa, director of material and transport control, BMW Group Plant San Luis Potosi talks to Richard Logan, senior content producer, Automotive Logistics about BMW’s creative innovations to mitigate supply chain problems in Mexico.
Seaspan made an order for up to 10 large LNG PCTCs, marking its first venture into the car carrier market.
The port of Hueneme has secured a $2m federal grant to plan a 8,000-unit vehicle parking structure which will double capacity for vehicle staging
Supply chain and logistics leaders from across the VW Group met at ALSC Mexico to outline what the company is doing to build a more efficient and resilient inbound supply chain in North America
JAC México is planning to be a core part of Mexico’s EV supply chain for the next 100 years, the division’s manager Isidoro Massri told delegates at Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Mexico 2023
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Peter Koltai, senior director of production control, logistics at Volkswagen de México, says Mexico’s supply chain needs to expand its use of digital tools to manage challenges and secure opportunities
To finish this year’s ALSC Mexico conference, Christopher Ludwig, editor-in-chief, Automotive Logistics runs through the highpoints of day two of the event.
Christopher Ludwig, editor-in-chief, closes out day one of the Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Mexico 2023 conference.
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Lizette Gracida, Toyota Motor de Mexico joins the Red Sofa at Automotive Logistics & Supply Chain Mexico to share how collaboration can ease bottlenecks and improve logistics within the country.
Leonardo Martins spoke to Christopher Ludwig, editor-in-chief, Automotive Logistics about Bocar’s decades-long foothold in Mexico and nearshoring as the market grows.
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October saw UK vehicle production increase by 32% driven by exports to the EU according to figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders
Subaru imported a record number of vehicles through the Port of Vancouver USA in October and is benefiting from balanced flows on road and rail into the country
Tesla’s refusal in October to sign a collective agreement for repair centre mechanics has resulted in strike action taking place across the country
An NYK-chartered car carrier, the Galaxy Leader, has been hijacked by armed Houthi rebels in the Red Sea off the coast of Yemen
Suardíaz and Peel Ports have combined forces to support more sustainable parts movements from Spain to the Stellantis EV assembly plant in Ellesmere Port
Hyundai Glovis is investing $1.89 billion in 12 dual-fuel car carrier vessels that will be able to run on liquified natural gas (LNG). Each ship will be able to carry 10,800 car equivalent units (CEUs) making them the world’s largest pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs). Delivery of the vessels ...
Lisa Kline was appointed as vice president of planning and logistics for Subaru of America this year, and plans to lead the team to more success through a balanced logistics and distribution network.
VW Group has signed agreements with Cofinity-X and will begin by deploying industry-wide business partner data management