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    Ford announces Executive Director for Global MP&L


    As Ford’s Frederiek Toney prepares to take up his new role as Vice President of Ford Customer Service Division next Tuesday ( read more here ), the company announced today that Steve Harley (pictured) will fill the position of Executive Director, Global Material Planning and Logistics (MP&L) on the same ...

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    Ford's Frederiek Toney to lead Customer Service division


    Frederiek Toney (pictured) will become Vice President, Ford Customer Service Division and a corporate officer of Ford from September 1 st this year. Currently the Executive Director, Global Material Planning and Logistics (MP&L), Toney has been among the key figures in driving change and collaboration in Ford’s North American ...

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    Ford and GM choose Ceva


    Ceva Logistics has landed an inbound contract with Ford for its Kentucky truck plant in the US and at the same time has expanded its contract with General Motors in Brazil to include two new operations. At Ford’s Kentucky truck plant in Louisville (pictured) the company has launched a ...

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    Ford strengthens contracts in North America


    Global supply chain manager UPS has extended its contract with Ford to provide logistics services for the delivery of new cars across dealerships in North America. As part of the agreement, the Atlanta-based LSP is providing on-site operations management at Ford distribution points, including carrier management, transportation network oversight, and ...

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    Ford award for Norfolk Southern


    UPS Autogistics and Ford have presented US rail carrier Norfolk Southern with the 2008 Carrier of the Year Award for overall logistics excellence. Norfolk Southern transported more than 1.4m Ford vehicles in 2008 and is the carmaker's largest carrier in North America, handling the majority of the Ford shipments by ...

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    Miracle cure for Ford in Michigan


    As part of a major $550m retooling of its Wayne plant in Michigan, Ford has signed a contract worth more than $7m with Chinese machinery manufacturer Jiangsu Miracle Logistics System Engineering. It is not only the first Ford order for Miracle Logistics but the first one that the company ...

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    Ford wants more intermodal solutions


    Ford is exploring a range of intermodal options across Europe as it seeks to cut logistics costs and improve efficiency, including new rail lines to Russia, a Central Eastern hub in Poland and the use of the Danube as a commercial inland waterway in Romania. Talking at this year’s ...

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    Gefco provides packaging solution for Ford


    Ford has outsourced its materials handling management for engine production at Dagenham in the UK to European logistics provider Gefco UK. The LSP is now helping manage Ford’s container logistics through its GefBoxSystem, which provides reusable plastic boxes, pallets and covers for parts required by engine plant in southeast ...

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    Ford gets comprehensive support at Avon Lake


    Comprehensive Logistics Inc. (CLI) has launched a new operation at Ford’s Avon Lake assembly plant in Ohio, US. Avon Lake makes the Ford E-Series of commercial and recreational vans. The 3PL will handle inbound receiving, sequencing, bulk and racked warehousing and small lot materials management, as well as kitting/subassembly ...

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    Ford ends contract with Express-1 in Indiana


    Ford is terminating its contract with Express-1 Expedited Solutions for distribution from its high-velocity parts centre in Evansville in the US. The company provides daily, dedicated pick-ups from the Evansville centre, with nightly deliveries to Ford dealerships throughout the south Indiana region. The contract between the two companies ...

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    Gefco eyes Ford activity in Romania


    French logistics provider Gefco is strengthening its position in Central and Eastern Europe and showing interest in supporting Ford activity at the former Daewoo plant in Craiova, Romania, according to the Business Standard Daily. Ford intends to start production there in 2009 following its purchase of 72 per cent of ...