All Ford articles – Page 19

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    Global round up: Ceva handles service parts for Iveco; GM ships engines to China; Racking for Ford;

    2013-04-17T00:00:00Z

    Ceva extends contract with Iveco in TurkeyCeva Logistics has extended its contract with commercial vehicle maker Iveco for three more years covering the warehousing and distribution of spare parts throughout Turkey. Ceva supplies 27,000 different Iveco parts from its ?ekerp?nar? warehouse, ranging from the smallest components to complete engine ...

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    Ford seeks to stand out from the cloud

    2013-04-01T11:09:31Z

    Ford China is pursuing green manufacturing and logistics strategies in a bid to lead the automotive sector’s contribution towards lowering pollution levels over the country’s cities.But there is also another, gloomy symbol rising as quickly as the economy – a dark, acrid cloud hanging above the traffic-choked streets that the ...

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    Global round up: Gefco wins Ford business in SA; Yusen sequences for JLR supplier; Sunderland warehouse close to Nissan; UPS increase in LCL

    2013-02-13T00:00:00Z

    Gefco supports PSA and Ford in South AfricaFollowing Gefco’s opening of a subsidiary in South Africa last year the logistics provider has announced that it has a new contract with Ford to export 30 containers of parts from the carmaker’s Struandale plant there to its Pacheco assembly plant in ...

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    Ford announces plant closures in Europe

    2012-10-31T00:00:00Z

    Ford announced a restructuring of its European operations last week that will see the closure of its Genk assembly facility in Belgium as well as two facilities in the UK: the Ford assembly plant in Southampton and its stamping and tooling operations in Dagenham. It means the loss of ...

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    Taking everything on board at Ford

    2012-07-01T11:17:09Z

    Interview with Dr Hans-Bert Bong, Ford’s manager of vehicle logistics and customs, about changes in the carmaker’s European distribution network.Emissions and regulation;Capacity and Service;Advantage for the UK;OTD System;RFID.Improvements in service and efficiency within a mature distribution network, such as that used by Ford of Europe, are more likely to come ...

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    Ford and Penske awarded for supply chain solution

    2012-05-16T00:00:00Z

    Ford and Penske Logistics have been jointly awarded this year's European Award for Logistics Excellence by the European Logistics Association (ELA) at an event held last week in the Ukraine capital Kiev. The award recognised their jointly-developed Network Integrator concept, which provides a single distribution platform for a ...

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    Ford exports help build India output

    2012-03-14T00:00:00Z

    Ford's sales figures in India, combined with its exports to overseas markets, reached just under 10,500 units in February. The results build on a total for last year that saw 120,000 in domestic sales. The carmaker exported 30,000 vehicles last year, approximately 20% of its local output. The February result ...

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    Portland first with Ford for Korea exports

    2012-02-01T00:00:00Z

    Ocean forwarder Eukor has picked up a consignment of Ford vehicles from the US port of Portland for shipment to South Korea. It is the first time that Ford vehicles have been exported through the port, situated in Oregon, on the US West Coast. The vehicles were processed by ...

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    Ceva supports Ford and Magneti Marelli

    2011-11-23T00:00:00Z

    Ford has chosen Ceva Logistics to provide a range of inbound logistics services at its Louisville plant in Kentucky, US, which will begin production of the new Escape SUV in the first quarter of 2012. Assembly of the Escape is moving to the Louisville plant from its previous home at ...

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    DHL signs aftermarket contract with Ford

    2011-10-26T00:00:00Z

    Ford has signed a new three-year spare parts logistics agreement with DHL Supply Chain for the movement of around 38,000 spare parts to 415 of the carmaker’s dealers in Sweden, Norway Finland and the Baltic states. DHL Supply Chain is handling around 5,500 different dealer orders every day from its ...

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    Ford chooses Gujarat for logistics access

    2011-08-03T00:00:00Z

    Ford Motor Company has said that it chose to build a car and powetrain plant in India in Sanand, Gujarat, in the northwestern part of the country, to improve delivery times to the largest market in the north and to gain better access to the ports of export in the ...

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    Ford completes upgrade for Ranger exports

    2011-07-06T00:00:00Z

    Ford has completed a two-year, $500m upgrade to its manufacturing and assembly plants in South Africa to enable it to produce and export its new Ranger diesel pickup trucks to 148 countries, mostly in Africa and Asia. Ford's Struandale engine plant in Port Elizabeth engine has been extensively upgraded and ...

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    LSPs honoured at Ford awards

    2011-03-23T00:00:00Z

    Penske Logistics has received a Gold Award for Logistics Services to Ford in the company’s World Excellence Awards for 2010, held last week in Dearborn, Michigan. This is the third World Excellence Award Penske Logistics has earned from Ford and it is its second Gold within three years “We're sincerely ...

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    Ford chooses Ebrex for Russia

    2011-02-23T00:00:00Z

    Following a new deal with Ford, the Russian division of transport and logistics provider Ebrex Business Solutions began shipments last Sunday of aftermarket parts from the carmaker's Cologne plant in Germany for distribution to dealerships in Russia. Ebrex is transporting the parts by truck from Cologne to dealers in the ...

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    Ford increases exports from Dagenham EDC

    2011-02-09T00:00:00Z

    Ford has increased engine and parts exports from its Dagenham complex in the UK by over a third in the last 12 months because of demand in Russia, Australia and the Far East. The company said that the increase in exports has boosted activity in other areas of its business, ...

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    Supply shortage stops Ford in Dearborn

    2011-01-26T00:00:00Z

    Further to a delay in the shipment of limited numbers of the F-150 from Ford’s Dearborn truck plant last December because of a supply shortage (read more here), the company has been forced to idle the plant for the whole of this week because of a lack of V-6 engine ...

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    Ford of Europe’s brave new world

    2011-01-01T14:32:15Z

    The sales climate might be decidedly mixed in Europe, but Ford is pushing through with big changes and improvements in its logistics networks, from substantially more intermodal transport to time-critical vehicle logistics. Christopher Ludwig catches up with Ford’s Matthias SchulzA marriage of sacred vowsIncreasing rail and short seaPassion projectsUnderstanding the ...

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    F-150 rollout is running smoothly says Ford

    2010-12-08T00:00:00Z

    Ford has been eager to mitigate claims it is being forced to delay the shipment of some F-150 pickups from Dearborn Truck Plant in Michigan because of a parts supply shortage. “The plant is shipping trucks now and has been continually for the past two weeks,” company spokesperson Anne Marie ...

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    NYK opens second ODC for Ford

    2010-11-24T00:00:00Z

    NYK Logistics has extended its service for Ford in Eastern Europe with the opening of an ‘origin consolidation centre’ (ODC) in Budapest, Hungary. “The function of the ODC is in essence a cross-dock, providing consolidation and reporting services for Ford MP&L in close proximity to its production parts supplier base ...

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    Ford berates EU-Korea trade agreement

    2010-10-20T00:00:00Z

    As the EU and Korea wait for ratification of the free trade agreement signed on 6 October, carmakers in Europe, including Ford, appear determined to lobby for changes that will overcome the perceived competitive disadvantages the deal represents for the European automotive industry. The agreement was signed by EU trade ...