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    Chery JLR puts complex logistics plan into action

    2014-12-16T11:31:44Z

    As Chery Jaguar Land Rover (CJLR) launches series production of the Range Rover Evoque in China, the joint venture carmaker is putting into action a complex and global supply chain that its logistics team has been planning for nearly three years, including the use of a diverse set of lead ...

  • Beladung des BMW-Containerzuges im DUSS - Terminal Leipzig-Wahren
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    DB Schenker forms JV with Shenyang Jinbei for services to automotive customers

    2014-12-16T10:34:43Z

    DB Schenker has formed a joint venture with Chinese logistics provider Shenyang Jinbei Automotive and plans to build a €12m ($15m) logistics centre in the Tiexi district of Shenyang close to a number of OEMs, including BMW Brilliance Automotive. The facility is expected to be ready at the beginning of ...

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    Audi special report: Vorsprung durch Logistik

    2014-12-15T20:01:00Z

    Audi is a major profit and innovation centre for the entire Volkswagen Group – and that includes its logistics processes, systems and infrastructure. The company’s in-plant and inbound logistics in Europe have helped to maintain high volumes and product variety despite space constraints in factories and have set the standard for global expansion in China, Mexico and elsewhere.

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    Audi special report: A question of complexity and convergence

    2014-12-15T20:01:00Z

    The plethora of models, derivatives and options that has boosted Audi’s success over the past decade would not have been possible without an evolution in its logistics management and processes

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    Audi special report: Managing from the centre and the periphery

    2014-12-15T20:01:00Z

    As ever with a sprawling entity like the Volkswagen Group, power shifts between the centre and its satellites. In Wolfsburg, Konzernlogistik (group logistics), led by Thomas Zernechel, has responsibilities that include group programme planning, setting standards (including IT and returnable packaging) and transport tenders. It also manages bundled and network transport flows, including ocean containers and ro-ro shipping, and consolidated logistics for all suppliers in the transport network.

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    Audi special report: A fast, flexible network

    2014-12-15T20:00:00Z

    Audi’s inbound logistics depends on tight planning and delivery adherence, while the carmaker is also exploring more consolidation within the Volkswagen Group

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    Audi special report: One crossdock, many brands

    2014-12-15T20:00:00Z

    The Volkswagen Group’s European transport network is well engineered, however there is ambition for even deeper freight consolidation within it. After synchronising in-plant processes, the next stage in the NLK is to use crossdocks based close to supplier locations, which then feed multiple group plants in high frequency, full truckloads.

  • Audi: Erstmals mehr als 50.000 Autos in einem Monat in China ausgeliefert
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    Audi special reports: A global outlook

    2014-12-15T20:00:00Z

    Audi is exporting European best practices to support growing production ventures as far afield as China and Mexico

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    Audi special report: Strong at the core

    2014-12-15T20:00:00Z

    The complex nature of Audi’s German production requires highly planned and coordinated in-plant logistics processes and infrastructure

  • Braun,Hauf,Marschall
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    Audi special reports conclusion: Experts at managing change

    2014-12-15T19:59:00Z

    Preventing unnecessary complexity can be just as important as managing it in Audi’s supply chain

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    Rolls-Royce building technology and logistics centre in UK

    2014-12-15T16:14:47Z

    Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is building a new technology and logistics centre near its Goodwood manufacturing base in the UK for an undisclosed sum. Work started on the site in Bognor Regis, eight miles from Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, during November and the 30,000 sq.m facility is expected to be fully operational ...

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    Symbols for better days ahead

    2014-12-15T14:08:44Z

    The 2014 Automotive Logistics India conference, held in Gurgaon, revealed that despite years of lacklustre growth, the Indian automotive logistics industry has not lost its hope in its own potential. Buoyed by the reforms expected from the recently elected government, executives are now looking forward to ‘acche din’ Rachael Hogg ...

  • AmlanBose,Ford
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    India Conference: Ford switches to LLP model for inbound and export logistics

    2014-12-14T16:24:20Z

    As it prepares to open its second Indian plant next month, Ford has switched its inbound logistics outsourcing in the country from the use of a third party logistics provider (3PL), which managed transport through a mix of its own assets and other carriers, to a ‘lead logistics provider’ concept ...

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    India Conference: picking up speed on dedicated rail freight corridor

    2014-12-14T16:15:33Z

    Indian Railways (IR) has begun work on its long-planned dedicated freight corridor for rail, with expectations that large sections of the network could be operational by 2019. The corridor, which will eventually cover India’s ‘golden quadrilateral’ between the regions of Delhi and Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata, is expected to ...

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    India Conference: Indian logistics cost a disadvantage versus China

    2014-12-10T13:14:00Z

    Ford intends to make India a global centre of excellence for small car production and export, with expectations to ship around 50% of its production volume from the country overseas. While the carmaker is seeing success, including strong demand for the Ford Ecosport both in India and for export demand, ...

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    Ryder webinar: the challenges of the US-Mexican border

    2014-12-09T15:57:05Z

    The Mexican wave is only set to grow in strength, with more and more cargo moving south and north between the border. However, there are several challenges for logistics companies to contend with, to ensure that they keep costs low, security high, and importantly, make the border crossing as pain ...

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    Kirchner suddenly resigns as CEO from UTi; Feitzinger steps into role

    2014-12-09T15:16:31Z

    Eric Kirchner (left) has resigned as CEO and member of the board of directors at UTi Worldwide. He has been replaced in the CEO role by Edward Feitzinger, who moves from his role as executive vice-president of Global Operations, which he has held since 2012. Feitzinger has been with the ...

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    Emergency logistics is an enabler for high-risk automotive supply strategies

    2014-12-08T12:18:18Z

    There was a time when the supply chain was thought of as being no more than the steady flow of components through tier suppliers to vehicle manufacturers, but the level of understanding is changing at a quickening pace. OEMs are now displaying an increasing awareness of the crucial role played ...

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    DHL Freight expands Eurapid service in Europe

    2014-12-08T11:39:04Z

    DHL’s European road and rail freight division, DHL Freight, has expanded its Eurapid service to nine more terminals in Europe. The priority service is for less-than-truckload (LTL) inbound and aftermarket shipments of up to 2.5 tons and runs on a day definite basis. It was established in February last year. ...

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    UTi signs partnership with Beijing Changjiu for global services

    2014-12-03T15:06:30Z

    Third party logistics provider UTi Worldwide has signed a partnership agreement with finished vehicle transport and aftermarket services provider, Beijing Changjiu Logistics, to serve OEMs and suppliers. Under the agreement each partner will have the ability to cross-sell core services to automotive companies both within and beyond China over the ...