Transport by mode

The latest on automotive logistics flows and networks across road, rail, ocean and air transport modes.

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    Mercedes-Benz Trucks takes emissions out of deliveries in Germany

    2022-11-25T13:12:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

    Mercedes-Benz Trucks is aiming to convert all inbound truck deliveries to its Wörth assembly plant to electric vehicles by the end of 2026, including its own fleet and those of its freight forwarders

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    RPM launches operations in Mexico

    2022-11-14T23:54:00+00:00By Hazel Southwell

    The international logistics provider has officially established a presence in Mexico, from which it will use third-party logistics solutions to provide a wide range of options to OEM suppliers and customers.

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    Mexican cyber-attack threatens to cripple road freight movements

    2022-11-08T14:32:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

    A cyber-attack Mexico’s Secretariat of Infrastructure, Communications and Transportation has forced it to suspend the administration of truck permits and licences, which could disrupt domestic and cross-border trade

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    Grimaldi orders ammonia-ready, dual-fuel car carriers

    2022-10-31T08:30:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

    Grimaldi has ordered five pure car and truck carriers that can run on both lithium battery power and ammonia to reach zero emissions in the transport of finished electric vehicles

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    Xavier Leroi takes up COO role at Wallenius Wilhelmsen

    2022-10-27T15:30:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

    Xavier Leroi has taken up the role of chief operating officer (COO) for shipping at Wallenius Wilhelmsen (WW), replacing Erik Noeklebye, who announced his retirement from the company in June. Leroi takes up the role at the beginning of November.

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    Samskip switches to biofuels on short-sea container ships

    2022-10-25T09:34:00+01:00By Hazel Southwell

    Following a pilot held since 2019, logistics provider Samskip has rolled out the use of biofuels across four of its shortsea container ships based out of Rotterdam.

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    Volvo Cars tackles material and logistics costs to improve production

    2022-11-01T11:41:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

    In Q3 of this year Volvo Cars faced higher battery material, semiconductor and logistics costs but still managed to increase production and boost sales of its electric vehicle range

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    Priority Freight moves strategic operations to Frankfurt

    2022-06-28T10:58:00+01:00By Jason Dunn

    Priority Freight has moved one of its German offices to bigger locatioon in Kelsterbach, close to Cargo City North – the nucleus of shipment operations in Europe. The new site allows for access to transport links and airport facilities 

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    Carmakers call for transparency in chip supply

    2022-05-09T17:04:00+01:00By Jason Dunn

    The automotive industry in Europe is currently plagued by a shortage of semiconductors at a time when supply out of Asia is compromised. Speakers at ALSC Europe said localisation and transparency are needed

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US rail legislation aims to tackle freight delays

2022-08-04T16:05:00+01:00By Hazel Southwell

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