At last week’s Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Global Live conference, leading carmakers discussed how crisis management has realigned the logistics and supply chain function within their organisations, and put it front and centre
In the face of turbulent times for the automotive supply chain logistics providers recognise that sitting down and talking is every bit as important as the digital technology needed to get creative with the solutions
At this week’s Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Global Live conference, tier one suppliers discussed the disruption in a year worse than Covid-stricken 2020 and what they were doing to cope with it
Kuehne + Nagel and Lufthansa Cargo are promoting the use of synthetic sustainable aviation fuel by purchasing 25,000 litres annuallly from by atmosfair, an independent German non-profit organisation that offers offsets for greenhouse gases emitted by aircraft
GM has signed supplier agreement with US electronic subcomponents supplier Wolfspeed (formerly Cree) to secure the supply of silicon carbide devices that the carmaker said will enable it to install more efficient propulsion systems for its electric vehicles (EVs).
Germany has signed up to the e-CMR protocol, which is designed to digitalise consignment notices needed for the international transport of goods and make the process more efficient, while at the same time saving hundreds of tonnes of paper a year.
Guangzhou Automobile Group (Gac) is exporting vehicles from China to Mexico. The SUVs are being shipped under the Dodge brand, which is a division of Stellantis, as part of an established joint venture between the two companies in China
Mercedes-Benz has joined Stellantis and Total in taking shares in Automotive Cells Company, with plans to expand battery cell supply chains in Europe, as part of a strategy to increase and diversify supply.
Ford has announced that it will be working with Redwood Materials to localise the production and recycling of lithium-ion batteries for its electric vehicles (EVs). The companies aim to achieve the “best approach” for collecting and disassembling end-of-life batteries from Ford EVs to produce all-new batteries in a closed-loop supply chain.