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    Broekman Automotive extends Vehnet contract


    Broekman Automotive has renewed its contract with finished vehicle software specialist Vehnet as it goes into phase two of implementing Vehnet’s iTracks system at its car terminal in Rotterdam in the Netherlands. Vehnet provides Broekman with iTracks to control the movement of vehicles through its vehicle import terminal at the ...

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    Syncron provides best laid plans for ELIT in Europe


    Czech automotive parts distributor ELIT has selected Syncron’s Supply Chain Planner solution to improve its inventory management capabilities for Central and Eastern European markets. Syncron is a global supply chain software provider with customers in the automotive and commercial vehicles sectors including Volvo, JCB, Mazda, Alfa Laval, Scania, Renault and ...

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    When will logistics start tweeting?


    If logistics, as the adage goes, is more about the flow of information than the flow of materials, then the ever-more popular spread of social media tools could be just the right equipment for 21st century supply chain management. Twitter, with its up-to-the-next second updates and its ability to build ...

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    RMI sign partnership for multi-modal service with ProAct


    US rail software provider RMI has signed a strategic partnership with supply chain software provider ProAct International for a new online management service that will benefit automotive companies operating in the US, Canada and Latin America. The deal is estimated to be worth in excess of $500,000 over time. RMI ...

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    PowerID helps CHEP with RFID in South Africa


    Pallet and container pooling provider CHEP is currently rolling out the use of a battery-assisted, passive (BAP) RFID tags provided by PowerID to track pallets and FLC containers for its automotive and retail customers in South Africa. CHEP, which has been working with PowerID since early 2008, opted for the ...

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    VW keeps FRID tabs on delivery in Germany


    Volkswagen has introduced a new RFID system at its Wolfsburg plant in Germany with support from IBM to improve the efficiency and visibility of its inbound parts handling. Heralded by the company as “the biggest motor vehicle factory in the world under one roof”, the Wolfsburg facility has a daily ...

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    IT still in demand despite recession


    The demand for visibility and IT services in the supply chain is proving resilient despite the huge drop in vehicle sales and production, IT suppliers have told Automotive Logistics. Several companies have just announced investments or updates to their IT systems, while an IBM survey of supply chain executives published ...