Logistics service providers – Page 19

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    Philaport to benefit from containerised vehicle shipment service

    2020-01-22T10:36:00Z

    Containerised vehicle forwarder CFR Rinkens and GWSI, which specialises in warehousing and cross-dock services, have set up a centre for containerised vehicle shipping near the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal at the US port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort)…

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    Grindrod starts work on vehicle processing centre in South Africa

    2020-01-21T15:13:00Z

    Freight logistics provider Grindrod has started work on a 270,000 sq.m finished vehicle processing centre in the South African town of Camperdown, 60km northwest of Durban…

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    Groupe CAT opens new HQ

    2020-01-14T15:17:00Z

    Finished vehicle transport specialist Groupe CAT has inaugurated its new headquarters beside the River Seine at Suresnes on the outskirts of Paris…

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    Article

    Weighing the cost of the EV revolution

    2020-01-14T13:10:00Z

    The rise in the number of electric vehicles being transported in Europe is bringing with it some significant challenges for those carriers tasked with volume shipments. They are having to deal with heavier and higher voltage vehicles that need charging on routes that cross countries with differing regulations on load dimensions

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    Automar takes control of AutoTerminal Gioia Tauro

    2020-01-14T09:50:00Z

    Vehicle transporter Automar of Italy has acquired complete ownership of AutoTerminal Gioia Tauro in the country’s south through purchasing the 50% held by the terminal’s founder, BLG Logistics of Germany…

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    T&T Salvage to remove wreck of Hyundai Glovis car carrier

    2020-01-13T16:04:00Z

    The Unified Command (UC), charged with overseeing removal of the wreck of overturned car carrier Golden Ray from near the US port of Brunswick, Georgia, has chosen T&T Salvage of Texas to carry out the task…

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    Mena aftermarket: Playing a bigger part

    2020-01-13T09:21:00Z

    Overall economic growth may be lacklustre, but automotive aftermarket sales are on the increase in the Middle East and North Africa…

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    Article

    Pairing up for progress: The advance of digital twins

    2020-01-10T15:32:00Z

    A computer-based tool for process planning, quality checking, monitoring systems and a wide range of other uses, digital twinning is increasingly making its presence felt across the automotive industry. In essence, this is a version of something in real life, such as a piece of machinery, a production line or a supply chain operation, which is recreated on a desktop computer or a tablet. Digital twins are now used across manufacturing and warehouse operations to manage material flow, complete the order-to-delivery process and make efficiency and quality improvements in vehicle production.

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    Article

    Suppliers set CEE on firm foundations

    2020-01-08T10:52:00Z

    In the decades since the end of the Cold War, Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) has been attracting automotive components suppliers by virtue of its cheap labour, low taxes and convenient geographical location. Now, the region is aiming to maintain or even build on its gains in the face of vehicle electrification, rising global competition and other challenges.

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    News

    Horizon aligns terminal operations in US with Mexico

    2020-01-06T09:40:00Z

    All US vehicle-handling terminals previously operated under the Horizon Terminal Services (HTS) brand has switched to operating as Horizon Auto Logistics (HAL), as the company aligns its business in North America

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    Article

    Running short: US trucking sector battles driver deficit

    2019-12-19T16:39:00Z

    Car transporters across the US are feeling the effects of a significant shortage of drivers across the finished vehicle logistics sector – and are searching for the best solutions to tackle the continuing difficulties it poses to operations…

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    Celadon collapses because of ‘legacy and market headwinds’

    2019-12-18T11:17:00Z

    North American trucking and logistics provider Celadon Group has entered into Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and has shut down its operations, which involve 25 affiliates…

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    Volvo to use new cargo ship from DFDS

    2019-12-04T11:59:00Z

    Danish shipping line DFDS is introducing the ro-ro vessel, Hollandia Seaways, to the Gothenburg-Ghent route, with Volvo set to be one of its customers…

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    Mosolf urges more use of China-Europe rail link

    2019-12-03T12:45:00Z

    Car manufacturers and suppliers should cooperate more closely so a rail service between Chengdu (China) and Łódź (Poland) can achieve the economic scale required to make it viable, says Joerg Mosolf, CEO of German car-transporting company Mosolf…

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    First dedicated Adampol train arrives in Gdansk port from China

    2019-11-26T16:17:00Z

    The first Gdansk-bound train container from China operated by Polish logistics provider Adampol has arrived in the Baltic Sea port. Adampol is running the service with the Port Authority of Gdansk

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    VW pushes the boat out with LNG-fuelled car transport

    2019-11-26T10:13:00Z

    Volkswagen Group Logistics (VW Logistics) says it will be the first company to use car carriers powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) in overseas traffic. The vessels, chartered from Siem Car Carriers, will be deployed in the new year

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    Michelin rolls forward contract with Ceva

    2019-11-26T09:36:00Z

    Michelin has renewed an agreement with Ceva Logistics for a further three years covering a range of logistics services at the tyremakers warehouse in Valladolid, north-western Spain

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    Article

    Galvanising the aftermarket for an electric future

    2019-11-19T17:15:00Z

    The rise in EVs in Europe will have an impact on the aftermarket and the logistics supporting it, not least in the management of replacement lithium batteries

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    Nippon Express unit to focus on automotive logistics

    2019-11-19T14:49:00Z

    Japanese transport and logistics provider Nippon Express (South China) has been renamed Nippon Express Automotive Logistics (China) to reflect its new focus exclusively on automotive logistics

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    News

    Car-carrying trains derail in San Diego

    2019-11-19T14:25:00Z

    Two BNSF trains transporting automobiles have derailed in as many weeks in the centre of San Diego, California