All Inbound articles – Page 10

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    Magnolia facility will handle inbound services for Toyota in US

    2015-09-22T20:03:30Z

    US supply chain services provider, Magnolia Automotive Services, is building a $4.4m logistics facility in Charlestown, Indiana to support the inbound supply of parts for Toyota production in the country. Magnolia, which is a joint venture between James Group International and Toyota Tsusho America, will develop the site over the ...

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    Renault and Daimler increase activity with EV engine supply deal

    2015-09-22T16:37:25Z

    Renault and Daimler are moving forward with a number of joint projects for the supply of vehicles and engines in 2015. The latest include Renault’s supply of motors from its plant in Cleon to Daimler for use in electric versions of the German carmaker’s Smart city cars, which are made ...

  • Jochen Thewes
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    Schenker announces management board moves

    2015-09-14T12:44:17Z

    Deutsche Bahn subsidiary Schenker has announced new management board moves with the appointment of Jochen Thewes (pictured top) as chairman and Markus Sontheimer (pictured bottom) moving into the company in the role of chief information officer (CIO). Within DB, Schenker is the division responsible for land, sea, and air transport ...

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    Kaufmann adds North Asia CEO role at DHL Global Forwarding

    2015-09-14T11:59:26Z

    Freight services provider, DHL Global Forwarding, has appointed Charles Kaufmann as CEO for North Asia. Kaufmann (pictured) was most recently senior vice president, operations and value added services for Asia Pacific and he will continue to head this part of the business alongside his duties as CEO. The new position ...

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    Seat to spend €3.3 billion on new model development

    2015-09-09T12:42:41Z

    Spanish carmaker, Seat, has announced a €3.3 billion ($3.6 billion) investment plan for the development of new products that will run between now and 2019. The spending will be directed toward equipment and facilities, along with research and design projects at Seat’s technical centre in Martorell. It is the largest ...

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    Cooper replaces Montjotin as head of XPO Logistics Europe

    2015-09-09T12:10:18Z

    Following XPO Logistics takeover of Norbert Dentressangle in June this year, it has been announced that the latter’s CEO, Hervé Montjotin, has left the company. Montjotin has been replaced by Troy Cooper (pictured), who becomes CEO and chairman of the subsidiary, now called XPO Logistics Europe. Cooper is COO of ...

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    Colin Howard moves from Goodpack to Ewals Cargo Care

    2015-09-08T16:43:54Z

    European logistics service provider Ewals Cargo Care is expanding its activities in the automotive industry and has employed Colin Howard to develop and support its European growth plan. He moves over from his role as sales director, automotive for Goodpack, the intermediate bulk container provider. Howard has more than 20 ...

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    Jungheinrich expands activity with MIAS buyout

    2015-09-08T15:26:26Z

    Material handling equipment and warehousing provider, Jungheinrich, is buying the German-owned MIAS Group, which provides stacker cranes, automated pallet handlers and materials handling technology to a range of sectors including automotive. “By acquiring the MIAS Group, Jungheinrich is enlarging its technology portfolio in the field of automated warehouse solutions,” said ...

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    Mahindra Logistics focuses reorganisation on lucrative business sectors

    2015-08-21T14:37:09Z

    Mahindra Group’s third party logistics provider – Mahindra Logistics – is concentrating its focus on a number of specific sectors as part of a major overhaul in its organisation designed to increase revenue. The company is restructuring operations under four new markets: automotive and engineering, automotive outbound, consumer and pharmaceuticals, ...

  • IENA15 session 3
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    OEMs could share single system for import and export logistics

    2015-08-20T17:35:04Z

    Carmakers already share numerous resources: they use the same ships, the same port terminals, the same infrastructure and logistics providers. However, should they be sharing more? Speakers at this year’s Import Export North America conference in Baltimore raised the idea that carmakers could put considerable amounts of data – from ...

  • Panel discussion IENA15 2
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    Panel discussion: working out the efficiency equation

    2015-08-19T17:44:53Z

    This year’s Import Export North American conference covered a lot of territory, from managing changes in export and import patterns, new flows from Mexico, capacity limits and increasing safety and quality holds. To close the conference, a panel of vehicle logistics executives from Ford, BMW, Nissan and Honda discussed their ...

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    AV Dawson managing quality steel supply to Nissan Sunderland

    2015-08-19T13:53:35Z

    The flow of steel coil into Nissan’s UK plant in Sunderland (NMUK) is under tighter quality and service level control than ever, thanks to a new automotive steel warehouse opened this year by multimodal logistics contractor AV Dawson of Middlesbrough. AV Dawson is a third-generation family-owned company with logistics assets ...

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    Rhenus extends services between UK and Japan

    2015-08-19T12:53:50Z

    Rhenus Logistics UK has announced that it is extending the range of its services to Japan, including for the automotive sector. The freight forwarder has increased the frequency of its air and ocean freight routes to improve UK and European gateways to global markets. Rhenus currently operates across 12 different ...

  • HAO_Logistics_rail_launch
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    UTi and Changjiu JV launches weekly China-Europe rail service

    2015-08-18T13:19:59Z

    Global third party logistics provider, UTi Worldwide, has launched a weekly rail freight service between Harbin in China and Hamburg, Germany in a joint venture involving Changjiu Logistics. Harbin Railway Bureau and Dalian Port Investment are also involved in the venture, which is called HAO Logistics. The service builds on ...

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    Aston Martin opens warehouse and logistics hub near Gaydon assembly facility

    2015-08-12T17:15:45Z

    Aston Martin is opening of a new multi-million pound warehouse and logistics hub in the UK. Located at Wellesbourne, close to the company's headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire, the facility will provide inbound parts handling for the carmaker’s adjacent assembly facility. The 23,000 sq.m logistics centre is the largest storage and ...

  • New Inland Terminal to Open in 2018 and Service North Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and Kentucky.
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    GPA and CSX port at Chatsworth will have direct rail link to Savannah

    2015-08-05T12:27:51Z

    Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and North American rail provider CSX have signed an agreement with local government bodies in the US state to set up an inland port at Chatsworth in Murray County. The Appalachian Regional Port will have direct rail links to Georgia’s port of Savannah and will support ...

  • Elias-Mandas
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    Elias Mandas moves to automotive role at GAC

    2015-08-05T11:08:49Z

    Elias Mandas has moved from his role as European sales manager for automotive at container expert, Goodpack, to a new appointment as sales manager for automotive at shipping logistics and marine services provider, GAC. GAC said it was investing in resources to support the automotive sector in strategic markets, one ...

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    Flash Europe looks to support auto growth in Spain

    2015-07-29T14:02:38Z

    Premium freight logistics provider, Flash Europe International, has set up an office in Spain with a view to supporting the growing automotive industry in the country. Citing the Spanish Association of Vehicle Manufacturers (ANFAC), Flash Europe stated that the automotive market in the country was of “highly strategic significance” for ...

  • POLO AUTOMOTIVO JEEP, EM GOIANA (PE)
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    Brazil and Argentina extend automotive agreement

    2015-07-29T13:59:24Z

    Brazil and Argentina have recently extended their existing automotive trade agreement, known as the Common Automotive Policy, for a further 12 months from the beginning of July this year. All provisions in the existing 40th Additional Protocol remain in place. It was signed by the general secretary of the Latin ...

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    Rhenus secures five-year contract renewal with Daimler

    2015-07-29T09:28:49Z

    Daimler has awarded freight forwarding specialist Rhenus Logistics UK a five-year contract renewal to continue logistics services between the UK and Germany. Rhenus, which has worked with Daimler since 2010, is providing transport and logistics services at 67 collection points across the UK and Ireland for the delivery of automotive ...