All IT articles – Page 14

  • BritEuropean_JCB
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    Brit European enhances services with Mandata

    2013-12-03T11:47:18Z

    Vehicle carrier Brit European is using a transport management system (TMS) from transport and logistics software provider Mandata to improve finished vehicle services for customers including construction equipment maker JCB. Mandata works with a number of automotive logistics providers and Brit European has been using the company’s Manpack3 TMS technology ...

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    Identifying trace elements

    2013-12-01T20:08:42Z

    Considering the high value of its product, visibility in the finished vehicle supply chain is notoriously poor , but what is the industry doing about it? The contrast between the two sides of the automotive supply chain could hardly be starker. Upstream, flows are highly disciplined and tightly managed. ...

  • Acumen_Halewood_Warehouse
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    Acumen updates WMS at Halewood

    2013-11-26T14:44:52Z

    UK-based transport provider Acumen Distribution, a subsidiary of the Acumen Logistics Group, is investing in a new warehouse management system (WMS) used at its facility in Halewood, Liverpool. The Optima system is being introduced to the 4,600-square-metre facility in preparation for increased parts flows from July 2014. The warehouse, which ...

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    Adampol obtains authorization for Customs Simplified Procedures

    2013-11-13T11:53:45Z

    Polish vehicle transport and logistics provider Adampol has bought an electronic Customs Simplified Procedure that licences it to perform customs clearance on behalf of the Polish customs office. The authorisation will extend to import and exports (TIR and T1). The company hopes that the new legislation will improve cost-saving and ...

  • Piet_Zoutendijk_PenskeLogistics_web
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    Penske opts for JDA warehouse system for global operations

    2013-11-06T16:05:38Z

    Penske Logistics announced this week that it is extending its use of JDA Software to manage its warehouse management on a global basis. JDA Software, which merged with supply chain rival RedPrairie in December last year, is a leading provider of supply chain management software, and amidst its 2,800+ customer ...

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    CDN supplies vinDeliver to US carrier market

    2013-10-23T13:33:16Z

    Car Delivery Network (CDN), which provides electronic proof of delivery (ePoD) services through its cloud-based transport management system to the finished vehicle sector, has announced two recent adoptions of its technology. US car carrier, Hansen and Adkins Auto Transport, has chosen to connect CDN’s mobile ePoD app, called vinDeliver, to ...

  • Yusen wins supplier award
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    Yusen Logistics wins supplier award from Honda

    2013-10-16T14:34:31Z

    Yusen Logistics has received an award for Exceptional Contribution at Honda’s UK manufacturing 2013 supplier convention. The award recognises Yusen’s delivery of continued cost savings, high service levels in meeting operational abnormality management and development of best in class IT systems. Yusen’s business unit director, John Pursey, said: “This formal ...

  • DB Schenker
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    ​Quintiq to support DB Schenker Rail network in Europe

    2013-10-15T16:15:08Z

    DB Schenker Rail is to start using a software platform supplied by Quintiq, the supply chain planning and optimisation provider, to integrate its rail network across Europe. Quintiq will work with IT consultants Ab Ovo and DB Schenker Rail’s in-house IT department to implement the platform, which the company said ...

  • SDV
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    SDV launches mobile tracking app

    2013-10-14T12:16:33Z

    SDV, a subsidiary of the Bolloré group, which ranks amongst the top ten globally for transport and logistics, has launched a mobile tracking app. The app is intended to enhance the company's supply chain management capabilities and is available for tablets and smartphone users. The SDV app integrates the features ...

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    ​Genpact to boost Jaguar Land Rover’s business management

    2013-10-04T13:42:13Z

    Genpact Limited, which provides business processes including supply chain and procurement to a variety of industries, has announced its alliance with Jaguar Land Rover. Genpact will be helping the British carmaker to reduce its spending, create sourcing strategies and develop solutions for the OEM’s worldwide supply chain. Jaguar Land Rover’s ...

  • MAgna 1.2
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    Complexity meets coordination at Magna Europe

    2013-10-02T18:08:00Z

    Magna Logistics Europe has increasingly taken a more integrated approach to engineering logistics across the tier supplier’s massive European network, including rolling out IT tools and concepts developed at contract manufacturing unit, Magna Steyr

  • Mr. Christ/ Daimler AG, Stuttgart
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    Daimler's premium ambition

    2013-10-02T15:51:58Z

    Egon Christ (left), senior manager for worldwide vehicle transportation and logistics at Daimler, reveals how the OEM plans to get the best from its logistics providers as it ramps up global production In this story... Global premium takeover Logistics as a commodity Planning and purchasing Smoothing distribution Hub-and-spoke success Tracking ...

  • Ashok Gupta IRCL India
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    Vehnet and IRCL team up to boost platform in India

    2013-10-02T12:58:45Z

    Logistics IT software provider Vehnet has formed a partnership with logistics provider IRCL in India to resell its transport, yard and workshop management solutions in the country. Steve Jones, Vehnet’s managing director, commented that the software provider had long been investigating entering the Indian market, and decided it would ...

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    Growth and other good problems to have in North American supply chains

    2013-10-01T22:31:12Z

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    Zebra reveals precision tracking system

    2013-09-24T20:35:10Z

    Tracking software provider Zebra Technologies has introduced an application that provides real time information on the location, status and condition of reusable racks and containers used to store and deliver parts to the vehicle assembly line.According to the company, the management solution has been designed to simplify the complexity of ...

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    Epicor launches location-specific inventory tool

    2013-08-21T14:48:11Z

    The business software solutions group Epicor Software Corporation has created a new service for its automotive customers, which will enable them to identify location-specific inventory modes based on the demand of actual parts. Version 6 of Epicor Vista for the Automotive Aftermarket will allow users to categorise their demands by ...

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    PINC appoints vice president of Operations

    2013-08-20T16:15:18Z

    Yard management and supply chain software supplier, PINC Solutions, has appointed Steve Huey as vice president of Operations. Huey brings more than 25 years of information technology and operations experience to the role, including expertise in service delivery operations, implementation services, technology architecture and cloud solutions. PINC said these skills ...

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    Gefco launches China system for vehicles; opens Shenzen office

    2013-08-06T17:56:52Z

    Gefco has launched an IT system to improve the efficiency of vehicle movements in China that provides visual management across the entire supply chain with real-time logistics information. Gefco said the system would synchronise logistics provider flows and the operations in customer plants, as well as reduce the waiting time ...

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    Infor supplies Kauth with ERP package

    2013-07-29T16:49:39Z

    Paul Kauth, a provider of punching and forming technology, is expanding its partnership with Infor. The software provider is supporting Kauth with an enterprise resource planning (ERP) package for order processing and production logistics that includes Infor’s LN Automotive and ION middleware technology. Infor LN Automotive is a system for ...

  • Schnellecke Logistics
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    Schnellecke gains module assembly for a dozen suppliers to Porsche in Leipzig

    2013-07-26T12:25:18Z

    The logistics service provider Schnellecke has won 12 new module assemblies for Porsche production in Leipzig, in eastern Germany. The module assemblies will include a number of major tier suppliers, such as Magna, Sumitomo, and Ti-Automotive, according to Andreas Wagner, chief operating officer of the Schnellecke Group. To meet demand ...