Gefco

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    No more second-hand innovation

    2017-11-24T16:57:15Z

    The conservation of time and the acceleration of goods in the supply chain have long been valued by OEMs and their partners in bringing new cars from production to market. Those principles are increasingly being brought to bear in the used car market, too, with tighter logistics chains and greater ...

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    One box still does not fit all

    2017-11-07T15:23:00Z

    A lot has changed in logistics in the 20 years since Automotive Logistics first went to press. Thanks to the revolution of the information age, the world is more connected now than ever before. Shippers are delivering products faster than imagined. In the aftermarket, for example, more and more ...

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    Gefco invests in expansion to meet demand in vehicle traffic through Portbury

    2017-11-01T12:18:08Z

    The UK division of transport and logistics operator Gefco has reported an increase in turnover at its facility in Portbury last year to £12m ($16m), following an extensive overhaul of facilities and technical services for its OEM customers, including its former owner PSA Group. Further unspecified increases are forecast for ...

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    Gefco opens sequencing warehouse in Liverpool with a view to the future

    2017-10-11T12:51:10Z

    Transport and logistics provider Gefco has opened a £10m ($13.2m) warehouse and sequencing centre in Speke near Liverpool, in the UK which is currently supplying components to Jaguar Land Rover’s plant in nearby Halewood. At an event held to mark the opening last week Gefco executives talked about the latest ...

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    General strike in Catalonia hits assembly at plants around Barcelona

    2017-10-04T09:57:02Z

    This week’s general strike in the Spanish region of Catalonia has disrupted vehicle production in the region and distribution networks across the modes. Strike action began on Tuesday (October 3rd) in protest at the police violence that hit the region’s independence referendum on October 1st. Hundreds of people were injured ...

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    Ukraine’s automotive industry on its way to a revival

    2017-08-08T17:31:10Z

    Ukraine’s automotive market is building on the recovery that started at the end of last year, when the three-year slump in the passenger car market levelled off and a rebound began. Latest figures show that in the first half of 2017, the number of cars sold there rose 36% to ...

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    Gefco starts working with VisionDrive in UK for single vehicle deliveries

    2017-08-02T16:55:54Z

    UK vehicle transport provider VisionDrive has signed a one-year rolling contract with global logistics specialist Gefco for single new vehicle deliveries across the UK. It will make more than 50 single vehicle deliveries a month for Gefco from its Sandtoft facility in Lincolnshire with a view to gaining further contracts. ...

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    Russian 3PLs fear further road transport crisis while rail's surplus grows

    2017-07-31T09:25:57Z

    Russian automotive logistics providers have begun to raise concerns about a further capacity crisis in road transport this autumn, as finished vehicle volumes pick up after the summer. Speaking to Automotive Logistics around the presentations at the recent Automotive Logistics Russia summit, Kirill Glukhov, business development director at ...

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    LCVs recovering better than passenger cars in Russian market

    2017-07-28T17:09:40Z

    The light commercial vehicle (LCV) market in Russia is experiencing a better recovery than that of light passenger vehicles – though it will be some time yet before it achieves pre-crisis levels, Tatiana Hristova, manager CEE – European Light Vehicle Sales Forecast at IHS Automotive, has suggested. Speaking to Automotive ...

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    Gefco announces changes to top executive roles

    2017-07-04T15:00:14Z

    Gefco has appointed Emmanuel Delachambre (pictured) as the new executive vice-president for its division in France and has also added responsibilties to the roles carried out by Emmanuel Cheremetinski and Pierre-Jean Lorrain. Delachambre, who replaces Marc Cahingt in the new role, has worked at Gefco France since 2013 when he ...