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    Getting better with age

    2017-11-01T10:18:53Z

    It has been an incredible journey over these last 20 years working on Automotive Logistics, expanding both our publications and our conferences around the world. Louis Yiakoumi may have lost a few hairs since starting Automotive Logistics, but the industry has gained influence and reputation I can still remember ...

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    A stronger Nafta could emerge from negotiations

    2017-09-25T21:55:45Z

    Despite US President Donald Trump's recent warning that he may pull the country out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta), Rogelio Landin of the US-Mexico Chamber of Commerce (pictured) continues to foresee a more positive outcome. Speaking at this year's Automotive Logistics Global Conference in Detroit, Landin, who ...

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    Landstar expands cross-border logistics services in Laredo

    2017-01-25T15:41:56Z

    US transport management firm, Landstar System, has moved its logistics operations in Laredo on the Mexican border to a bigger facility to meet increased demand for cross-border services. The 2,900 sq.m facility has a 30-door cross-dock and is situated on a 20-hectare site that can accommodate 450 trailers, two and ...

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    India conference report: Looking for the next leap forward

    2016-11-14T19:07:00Z

    India’s automotive industry is set to become the third biggest in the world but its growth is testing the infrastructure to the limit and bringing a high level of complexity to the supply chain. There are also big changes ahead related to tax policy and equipment legislation, which bring their ...

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    The High Tide Foundation launches automotive programme for students

    2016-09-12T10:37:50Z

    The Hide Tide Foundation, a UK charity based on Teeside in the northeast of England, has launched an ‘Automotive Cadetship’ programme aimed at supporting young local people looking for career opportunities in the region. The foundation was set up by PD Ports and Casper Shipping in 2012. The afterschool scheme, ...

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    VW opens group consolidation centre in Slovakia

    2016-08-26T12:14:28Z

    Volkswagen Group has officially opened a new group consolidation centre near Bratislava, in Slovakia, to handle inbound goods for 28 production plants across Europe. The 19,000 sq.m ‘KCC’ consolidation centre at Malacky, around 35km north of Bratislava, was officially inaugurated on August 24th but has been fully operational since March. ...

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    Russia conference: Quality is more important than ever for Toyota

    2016-07-05T13:58:32Z

    The decline in Russian vehicles sales means a fewer of them are being moved around. That means there is now time to focus on installing better quality processes in transport services, according to Alexey Kokotkin, manager logistics, vehicles, Toyota Motor Russia (pictured), who was speaking at last week’s Automotive Logistics ...

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    FVL North America conference: Scratches, missing keys but still satisfied customers

    2016-06-14T09:42:20Z

    Damage caused to vehicles moving from factory to dealer can be caused by a multitude of things: weather, vandalism, carelessness, accidents or technical issues. But this damage, even if to a small percentage of an OEM's outbound volume, are costly, delay vehicle delivery and damage brand reputation. Technology, an increasing ...