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    Automotive Logistics launches first Mexico conference


    Automotive Logistics is holding its first conference in Mexico in January next year in association with the US Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG). The three-day event will take place in Mexico City, at the Marquis Reforma hotel, between the 27-29 January.Mexico is seeing a wave of new investment as OEMs ...

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    Kuehne + Nagel releases enhanced emissions calculator


    Kuehne + Nagel has announced the release of a new carbon calculator for its customers that it said will provide exact data on emissions rather than estimations.The Global Seafreight Carbon Calculator (GSCC) allows calculations of carbon, sulphur and nitrogen dioxide emissions for container and less-than-container (LCL) movements from door-to-door. The ...

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    Nissan inaugurates VDC at Aguascalientes A2 plant


    Nissan has officially opened a vehicle distribution centre (VDC) at second plant in Aguascalientes, Mexico following an investment of $31m. The carmaker said the facility would accelerate the export of the Sentra vehicles made at the plant and push the daily number sent to the US to 720. Currently 100% ...

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    Roadrunner on a roll with purchase of Active Aero Group


    US transport and logistics provider Roadrunner Transportation Systems is continuing its recent run of acquisitions with the announcement this week that it is buying Active Aero Group, the expedited air and ground cargo provider, for $115m. The transaction is expected to close by the end of Roadrunner’s 2014 third quarter, ...

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    All systems ‘go’ at Nissan


    *This article is part of a special focus on Mexico. For other features related to the automotive supply chain in Mexico click here; for more on finished vehicle logistics in Mexico click here.In fifth part of our Automotive Logistics Mexico special, Nissan Mexicana's logistics specialists explain how the carmaker, together ...

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    Down Mexico way...and back again


    *This article is part of a special focus on Mexico. For other features related to the automotive supply chain in Mexico click here; for more on finished vehicle logistics in Mexico click here.In the second part of this special Mexico report, we explore how huge amounts of automotive material crossing ...

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    Special report: Many shades of Mexico


    Logistics is part of what has helped carmakers succeed in Mexico’s historically difficult economy, but will it be an advantage or pitfall in future?Reporting from south of the borderThis special multi-part report, by editor Christopher Ludwig, explores Mexico’s historic and developing supply chain as well as the logistics challenges connected ...

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    Yusen expands services for GM in Russia


    Yusen Logistics has been appointed by General Motors DAT/CIS to provide final mile inbound delivery services in Russia.The new business represents a further step in the development of the relationship between GM and Yusen Logistics in Russia, according to the company, with Yusen now providing delivery solutions for service parts ...

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    NYK expands Mexico business with CSI stake


    NYK has taken 30% ownership of Mexican finished vehicle logistics provider, CSI Group (Consorcio de Servicios Internacionales). NYK will be providing inland logistics and ocean services in cooperation with the company. The Mexican provider, which was established in 2005, provides inland haulage for vehicles as well as port terminal services ...

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    Yusen develops US-Mexico cross-border services


    Global third party logistics provider, Yusen Logistics, has announced an expansion of its multimodal cross-border services between the US and Mexico.As part of its Mexico Border Cargo Management offering, the company will now offer four main options for customers: a road service between points of origin in the US or ...

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    Rail providers boost services for automotive between US and Mexico


    Following the severe disruption to North American rail capacity this year, as discussed in detail at the recent FVL North America conference, two recent announcements by three of the region’s leading providers offer positive signs for OEMs that those capacity issues are being addressed.In the first, BNSF Railway and Ferromex ...

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    Ewals Cargo Care increases trailer fleet


    Transport provider, Ewals Cargo Care, is in the process of adding 600 Mega Huckepack XLS trailers to its fleet this month, in addition to the 250 it added to its service last year.The curtained trailers, which are manufactured by Krone and Schmitz, have been developed and patented by Ewals. The ...

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    WWL adds Novorossiysk to Asia-Europe service


    Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added the Russian port of Novorossiysk, on the Black Sea, to its service from Asia to Europe, the first deep-sea ro-ro carrier to provide access to the port according to the company. The service has feeder operators from two of WWL’s Mediterranean ports on the ...

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    China’s new growth comes with old stories


    Speakers at this year's conference in Beijing revealed that manufacturers and logistics providers are well on their way to further growth in China, but many are still struggling to shift towards higher-value services, as well as fix familiar problems. Additional reporting by Marcus WilliamsFull-length videos of the main sessions are ...

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    ​Logistics growth in China is more than simple expansion


    While China’s automotive and logistics growth continues to expand at double digit rates, there is now more stability, a greater degree of quality in the services offered, and greater diversity in the areas of growth in response to demand. Margins for providers remain low, however, and may make further service ...


    Expedite Plus widens footprint in China


    Canadian time-critical logistics provider, Expedite Plus, has expanded its services in China with the opening of a new office in Hong Kong and service centres in Shanghai and Beijing.Located at the CS Logistics Centre, Kwai Chung NT, Hong Kong, the company said the office will serve as a hub in ...

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    UPS announces automotive logistics expansion at Cologne airport


    Global logistics provider UPS has finished the expansion of its European air hub at Cologne/Bonn airport.The $200m investment in new facilities is partly aimed at boosting its automotive logistics capabilities. The project has taken two years to construct and will become one of the company’s largest funding projects in its ...

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    Hyundai Glovis to open facility for China exports


    Automotive logistics provider Hyundai Glovis will open a parts export facility in South Korea in the first half of this year that will move truck and bus parts to Hyundai’s joint venture assembly plant with Sichuan Nanjun Automobile Group in Zinyang City, China.The joint venture in China, Sichuan Hyundai, began ...

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    JCB cuts logistics emissions by 16% with dual-fuel fleet


    British construction equipment manufacturer, JCB, has moved aggressively towards reducing emissions and fuel consumption in its supply chain, including the use of a dual-fuel carrier fleet and multimodal logistics. The company is already savings hundreds of thousands of pounds per year as a result, according to Joannes Van Osta (pictured), ...

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    Executive summary: Blue skies over Bonn as logistics returns to growth


    Vehicle sales and production are rising again in Europe, while supply chain complexity is driving more demand for logistics and better systems. But many risks remain both within the industry, and on Europe's periphery. Additional reporting by Marcus Williams and Zoë Apostolides[sam_ad id=6 codes='true']Although the Europe conference was held at ...