All Integrated LSPs articles – Page 11

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    BLG takes over inbound parts management for BMW at Leipzig


    German transport and logistics provider, BLG Logistics, has taken over inbound parts logistics for BMW at its plant in Leipzig. Operations at a 200,000 sq.m facility at the Leipzig plant, started at the beginning of January and BLG’s Industrial Logistics unit is providing services including receiving and warehouse management, sequencing ...

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    BMW NA chooses Neovia Logistics for PDC labour services


    Neovia Logistics, a US-based 3PL and supply chain management company, has announced that it has entered into a five-year agreement with BMW of North America. The agreement will see Neovia providing labour services for the OEM’s US regional parts distribution centres in Stockton, California, and Minooka, Illinois. Neovia began working ...

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    Tamara Histand moves to Renaissance Global Logistics


    Tamara Histand, who was previously executive vice president of global automotive at Ceva Logistics, is to take up a new role with Renaissance Global Logistics as chief commercial officer (CCO). The role is newly created at the company and Histand will be responsible for business development and account management activities.Renaissance ...

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    Focus on Spain part 3: Closely controlled growth


    GM and Gefco are managing a global supply chain to produce the Mokka in Zaragoza, while the OEM is trying to cope with a shortage of transport assets in Spain.One of the important carmakers in Spain is General Motors, which has been operating its Opel plant since 1982 in the ...

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    Nissan North America part 4: No outsourcing on the cheap


    Logistics providers play important roles across Nissan’s supply chain in North America through different outsourcing strategies. For inbound logistics, the carmaker has a strong in-house team to manage transport lanes, working with a large mix of carriers and some third party providers. For in-plant logistics, Nissan also handles most operations ...

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    Gefco completes first successful BMW Germany-China shipment


    The first successful trial shipment by Gefco of BMWs from Germany to China via rail was successfully completed last month. On November 16 th , a train loaded with 40 BMW Model Series 1 vehicles arrived in Chongqing. The vehicles were picked up by Gefco from BMW’s factory in Regensburg, ...

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    DB Schenker Logistics to merge UK road services with Redhead International


    DB Schenker Logistics is planning to combine its road-based deliveries in the UK with UK logistics provider Redhead International in a new joint venture.The German company’s Schenker division will acquire a 75% stake in Redhead International in early 2016 subject to approval with competition authorities. It is expected that Schenker ...

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    Honda Motor Europe Logistics renews Gefco UK partnership


    Gefco UK has announced that it will continue to provide a range of services to Honda Motor Europe Logistics and has signed a new three-year contract with the company. Under the latest agreement, Gefco UK will manage inbound parts supply, weekly groupage, less-than-truckload (LTL) and full truckload delivery services, as ...

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    MetroGistics appoints Bob Brinson as VP of Finance


    MetroGistics, an automotive logistics service provider, has appointed Bob Brinson to the position of vice-president of finance.Brinson will manage accounting operations, human resources, and the company’s relationships with lenders, insurance companies, accounting firms, and law firms. He will also advise ownership and managing partners on financial matters.William Billiter, co-founder and ...

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    Russian truck tax system causes disruption in supply chain


    For several weeks truck owners across Russia have been protesting against the new tax system called ‘Platon’, which is reported to have not only caused a significant financial burden on the automotive business but has also been administered with numerous mistakes, bringing confusion to the logistic industry in the country.The ...

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    Kerry Logistics appoints new management team at UK division


    Asian logistics provider, Kerry Logistics Network, has appointed a new management team in the UK. Dave Gaughan (pictured) has been appointed managing director of the UK business based in Manchester, where he will be joined by Ian Dodsworth, who takes on the role of executive director. Meanwhile, Brian Dempsey has ...

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    Gefco appoints Martin Rantle as commercial director


    Gefco has appointed Martin Rantle as its new commercial director in the UK.Rantle moves from Palletline where he was executive director of sales and marketing for UK and Europe. Prior to that role, he spent 30 years at TNT, most recently as vice president of sales and marketing for EMEA, ...

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    Jaguar Land Rover to double capacity at UK engine plant


    [Updated November 27th] Following the opening of its Engine Manufacturing Centre (EMC) in the UK last November, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has this week announced plans to double the size of the facility as part of a £450m ($677.5m) expansion programme. It will see the site increase its operational ...

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    Ceva opens HQ and logistics centre in Sao Paulo


    Ceva Logistics has opened a regional headquarters and its fourth Center of Logistics Excellence in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The headquarters and logistics centre are located in the Vila Olimpia region of the city. “This is an important strategic step for Ceva in the region as we consolidate our presence and ...

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    Automotive Component Carrier to make 71 drivers redundant


    Automotive Component Carrier (ACC), a haulier company owned by Penske Logistics, is laying off 71 truck drivers after the company missed out on a contract with General Motors. ACC had previously given notice that it planned redundancies across its 300-strong workforce as part of its Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification ...

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    Video interview with Paulo Sarti, managing director, South America, Penske Logistics


    Paulo Sarti, managing director of South America for Penske Logistics, spoke with Christopher Ludwig, editor, Automotive Logistics Group about the increasing need to share information, investment in new technology, and thinking differently. 

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    Ewals Cargo Care invests in Euro 6 truck fleet


    European logistics service provider, Ewals Cargo Care, has invested an undisclosed sum in 189 new trucks that are compliant to the Euro 6 emissions standard. It will bring the company’s fleet to a total of 457 at the end of this year. The company has also announced it plans to ...

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    Ekol opens warehouse in Hungary


    Turkish transport and logistics provider Ekol has opened a new 10,000 sq.m warehouse in Hungary that will provide cross dock and contract logistics services for customers across a number of sectors, including automotive parts provider Robert Bosch.“From this building Ekol has the possibility to organise transport via road, rail and ...

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    Last mile: Partners for success


    Collaborations between shippers and carriers can surpass the savings gained in tenders, writes Frank Verhoeven , CEO of Dutch provider, Vos Logistics Every company using transport and logistics services wants to drive down costs, with tenders typically the key tool being used. But a narrow focus on tendering brings only ...

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    Video interview with Ana Quaresma, head of commercial, Latin America, WWL


    At this year’s Automotive Logistics South America conference in Brazil, Ana Quaresma, head of commercial, Latin America, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, spoke with Rachael Hogg, assistant editor, Automotive Logistics Group about the prospects for WWL over the coming years, and the challenges of operating in the current market.