All Integrated LSPs articles – Page 19

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    Broekman completes restructuring with name change


    Following the sale of its automotive division in December last year Broekman Group has announced it has changed its name to Broekman Logistics. The company, which is based at the port of Rotterdam, said that the move was meant to “emphasise its total focus on logistics”. When it sold the ...

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    Japan Post to buy Toll Holdings for $5.2 billion


    Supply chain provider Toll Holdings is being bought out by Japan Post for $5.2 billion. Toll, which is one of the largest independent providers in Asia Pacific, will be run as a division of the Japanese postal and logistics provider when the deal is complete in June, but will retain ...

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    Kintetsu World Express buying APL Logistics


    Kintetsu World Express has bought APL Logistics from its parent company Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) for $1.2 billion. The Japanese freight forwarder said the decision was based on its management priority to compete on a par with European and US competitors in the global market; as much as 70% of ...

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    BLG comes up with a cool idea for vehicle exports


    The automotive logistics industry is always looking at making the best use of capacity, even on niche routes, and a recent move by BLG Logistics at the port of Bremerhaven harks back to the days before the pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) to do so. The company has just ...

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    Ceva expands in Canada with facility in Richmond, BC


    Ceva Logistics is expanding its operations in Canada with a move to a new 5,000 sq.m facility in Richmond, British Colombia that will provide air and ground freight management, and consolidation services, for a range of industries, including the automotive aftermarket. The company is moving to the new location on ...

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    Yusen expands operations at Tamworth


    Yusen Logistics has increased its handling of car mats from supplier Visscher Caravelle through its sub-assembly and sequencing centre in Tamworth, UK. The mats are being supplied to Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) plants in the UK. According to the company, volumes of the mats have increased by 12 times, with ...

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    Crane Worldwide Logistics expands in Ohio


    Crane Worldwide Logistics, the Texas-based, full-service customs brokerage and third-party logistics provider, has doubled its staff in Central Ohio because of the number of OEMs and suppliers it is now serving in the region. In December last year, the company started managing a 28,300 sq.m distribution centre for American Showa, ...

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    PKT Logistics Group moves forward with 'One Auto Hub' in Malaysia


    Malaysian logistics provider, PKT Logistics, has awarded a contract to property developer Eversendai Corporation to build 12 warehouses at Batu Kawan, near Penang, as part of its three-phase 'One Auto Hub' project. In the first phase, Eversendai will build the 12 warehouses, which are shaped to resemble waves, with an ...

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    Certainty in sight for Indian carrier lengths?


    Most of the Indian passenger vehicle and two-wheeler carrier fleet is technically illegal, thanks to out-dated regulations, conflicting state laws, and a growing gap between industry practice and the law. However, the government may be close to deciding a new standard. The Indian trucking sector, including carriers for passenger ...

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    RZD expects dividend from Gefco amid falling Russian market


    Despite a turbulent Russian market, along with slow growth with its main automotive customer, the Gefco Group is expected to remain profitable in 2015 and to yield a dividend to its major shareholder, Russian Railways (RZD). The logistics provider also expects to continue to grow in Russia and former ...

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    Connecting the many Mexicos – conference report


    The first Automotive Logistics Mexico conference saw more than 350 delegates discussing how best to manage the country’s vehicle production and export growth. Officials from the economy and transport ministries, the US ambassador, and senior executives pointed to economic and supply chain strengths, as well as weaknesses in infrastructure and ...

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    Mexico conference: urgent developments needed at port of Veracruz


    Executives from carmakers used the Automotive Logistics Mexico conference, held in Mexico City, to voice their concerns about whether the country’s ports were going to be able to handle the sharp increase in trade for the automotive industry. The port is close to full capacity and suffers from infrastructure constraints, ...

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    Reliable Transport Group launches freight brokerage company


    Reliable Transport Group is launching a new freight brokerage company, Reliable Transport Group LLC, and anticipates customers from the automotive industry. The new company will offer custom freight brokerage solutions and a large network of carriers, along with helping connect its customers with carriers for freight transportation needs, and aiding ...

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    Carriers fight Schenker lawsuit and more firms join case


    At the end of 2014 Deutsche Bahn’s logistics subsidiary, Schenker Logistics, announced that it would seek damages of around $2.5 billion from air cargo carriers found guilty of operating a global price-fixing cartel. However, some of the airlines named in the lawsuit have now filed motions to dismiss the action, ...

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    Job losses at Comprehensive Logistics


    Comprehensive Logistics, US-based third-party logistics provider that manages the delivery of automotive parts and handles sub-manufacturing for OEMs, has announced it will make 66 employees redundant at its Lansing plant in Michigan. On a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification document that was filed with the state of Michigan, Comprehensive Logistics ...

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    Third model at Kecskemét means more Mercedes exports from Hungary


    Daimler’s Kecskemét plant in Hungary has started making the Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake this week, the third model to be produced at the plant since it opened in 2012, and the second to be made there exclusively following the CLA-Class, which was rolled out at the beginning of 2013. The ...

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    TNT upgrade on German deliveries could benefit automotive aftermarket


    Global logistics provider TNT has upgraded its international service to Germany to provide guaranteed next-day delivery on shipments, including for heavier freight. The company said the upgrade will help companies, including those in the automotive sector, to achieve more efficient supply chains and services to Germany. “Improving service to customers ...

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    Grimaldi introduces direct services between Europe and US


    From next month, the Grimaldi Group will launch a new a new direct service between Europe and the US, including the Italian port of Civitavecchia and the ports of Baltimore and Halifax in the US, to transport cars and other ro-ro cargo. The new link will be the first direct ...

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    Wayne State and AIAG offer second vehicle supply chain programme


    The Vehicle Industry Purchasing and SCM Certificate Training Program, offered by Wayne State University’s School of Business, in cooperation with the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) moves into its second year. The course, which begins on February 19th and lasts for 23 weekly sessions, will take place at AIAG’s headquarters ...

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    DPCA to sell vehicles to ASEAN region from Singapore


    PSA Peugeot Citroën has signed a 50:50 joint venture agreement with Dongfeng Motor, its partner in China, to sell Chinese and European-made vehicles in ASEAN markets from a base in Singapore. The agreement, which is reported to be worth 100m yuan ($16m), is part of PSA’s existing strategic partnership with ...