Logistics service providers – Page 20

  • Groupe_PSA_FCA_merger
    News

    Groupe PSA and FCA merger has precedent for supply chain impact

    2019-11-06T14:58:00Z

    Discussions that seem to be moving quickly between Groupe PSA and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) on a possible merger have raised questions about how supply chain and logistics at the respective carmakers would be affected, including on consolidated vehicle platforms and suppliers, costs, as well as on major logistics providers, notably Gefco.

  • XPO_NewHubVigoSpain
    News

    XPO Logistics expands automotive service in Spain

    2019-11-05T16:20:00Z

    Transport and logistics provider XPO Logistics has opened a new multimodal transport hub in Vigo, Galicia…

  • Southport-Auto-Terminal-Ribbon-Cutting-10-29-19-PhilaPort-768x458
    News

    Philaport opens vehicle terminal with Glovis America

    2019-10-31T16:51:00Z

    The US port of Philadelphia (Philaport) has officially opened a $110m vehicle terminal at the Southport Marine Terminal Complex – the first terminal to be opened at the port for 45 years…

  • Car haul trailer pickup truck
    Article

    You gotta carry that weight: how bigger vehicles and EVs will challenge logistics

    2019-10-30T19:27:00Z

    With forecasts for strong growth in marketshare for electric vehicle and hybrid vehicle sales over the next decade, moving parts and vehicles will require new equipment, processes and standards across OEMs and logistics providers

  • TuSimple Self-Drving Truck 6
    Article

    Oh so simple? US start-up confident of delivering autonomous trucks

    2019-10-28T12:30:00Z

    As the global logistics industry continues moving towards the introduction and use of autonomous vehicles, a growing number of companies are competing for a slice of this burgeoning market. One such firm is Californian start-up TuSimple, which is developing a range of innovative self-driving truck technologies.

  • acs-mobilises-25-couriers-for-five-tonne-obc-shipment
    News

    ACS takes on board 25 couriers to transport huge haul of auto parts

    2019-10-28T11:54:00Z

    Globally operating Air Charter Service (ACS) transported just over five tonnes of automotive parts from China to Portugal in 72 hours, its largest single onboard courier (OBC) job to date…. 

  • Team Drive-Away 3-Way Deck Load 1
    News

    United Road takes over TDA to transport commercial vehicles

    2019-10-28T11:30:00Z

    North American finished vehicle logistics company United Road has bought US-based, heavy-haul transport provider Team Drive-Away (TDA), a non-asset transporter of new and used commercial vehicles that handles 20,000 unit shipments every year through a network of 500 independent contractors…

  • Car and parts imports and exports, UK and EU
    Article

    Snapshot of UK automotive before Brexit

    2019-10-23T14:54:00Z

    As the UK approaches the decisive moment in its struggle to leave the EU, after three years of debate and negotiation, now seems like a very good time to take a look at the state of the country’s automotive industry in the run up to Brexit. No doubt there will be some changes – quite possibly drastic ones – to sales, production and export figures once the UK is finally out of the EU, so an update will surely be needed in the coming months.

  • ALP, Ghana
    Article

    Safe and secure: How new warehouses will support African supply chains

    2019-10-22T10:16:00Z

    Operating in Africa can be a big challenge, and the establishment of a new supply chain there even more so. The acquisition or construction of decent storage facilities, the recruitment of suitable staff and the need to contend with local laws are all potential barriers to setting up business. However, Agility Africa, aims to change this by providing a series of well-managed logistics facilities across the continent.

  • Groupe-CAT-LV
    News

    Groupe Cat joins Vinturas blockchain platform

    2019-10-21T15:22:00Z

    Groupe Cat, one of Europe’s biggest finished vehicle services company, has signed up to the Vinturas consortium, which is developing a blockchain-based platform providing digital services to OEMs, fleet owners and dealers. With the French group on board, Vinturas claims it now covers all key markets ...

  • AL CEE Summit, Budapest
    Article

    CEE: At the heart of Europe’s electric future

    2019-10-16T13:54:00Z

    OEMs and tier suppliers are investing in Central and Eastern Europe with a particular focus on electric, connected and autonomous mobility. Delegates at the Automotive Logistics CEE Summit in Budapest heard about the latest challenges and opportunities.

  • VINlocity Image
    News

    Acertus to streamline shipping with latest TMS

    2019-10-16T10:14:00Z

    US finished vehicle logistics provider, Acertus, has launched a transport management system (TMS) for its automotive customers.

  • cldn_vessel_Hermine
    News

    CLdN expands fleet with Hermine con-ro vessel

    2019-10-16T09:24:00Z

    European shipping line CLdN has taken delivery of MV Hermine, the fourth con-ro vessel and sixth in the company’s current building programme. Like its sister ships, MV Hermine will have additional car decks to serve automotive clients combined with container and trailer decks. The vessel is 5,400-lane ...

  • Jafza
    From the industry

    DP World: Access to Africa

    2019-10-16T08:39:00Z

    DP World is expanding its network of logistics operations for the automotive industry across the Middle East and Africa, with a focus on integrated services and special economic zones such as its flagship Jebel Ali Port

  • KLine_Athens_Highway
    News

    K Line starts ro-ro service between Spain and Japan

    2019-10-15T16:33:00Z

    K Line has started a twice-weekly, deep-ocean vehicle service between Spain and Japan for passenger and commercial vehicles as well as high and heavy cargo

  • Sollers supply scheme
    Interview

    Stretching to the limit: How Sollers and Lorus move finished vehicles across Russia

    2019-10-11T11:03:00Z

    For the Russian carmaker Sollers the importance of effective logistics hardly can be overemphasised. With a distance of up to 8,000km (4,971 miles) between its main production assets in European Russia and the Far East, a widespread network of more than 100 tier one suppliers both in and outside Russia, plus worldwide export operations, costs and lead times within the supply chain clearly make a big difference to the company.

  • Chapman_Freeborn_team_LA
    News

    On-board courier Chapman Freeborn expands into California

    2019-10-09T11:19:00Z

    Chapman Freeborn OBC has added an office in Los Angeles, California, to its global network to provide dedicated support to automotive customers in the US. The on-board courier (OBC) specialist delivers time-critical consignments of automotive parts, as well as prototype technology, and product samples, with hand-carry ...

  • UECC_LNG_Carrier
    News

    UECC to boost LNG hybrid car carrier fleet with third order

    2019-10-09T11:09:00Z

    United European Car Carriers (UECC) has ordered a third battery-hybrid LNG (liquefied natural gas) pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) from China Ship Building Trading Company and Jiangnan Shipyard Group. The shortsea services provider ordered two similar vessels from the ship builders in March with an ...

  • Kalmar_T2E_0340
    News

    Penske builds on range of EVs deployed in California with Kalmar Ottawa

    2019-10-09T10:48:00Z

    Penske is deploying an Electric Terminal Tractor made by Kalmar Ottawa for trailer-handling operations in California

  • Emanuele_Grimaldi_EuroMedXXIII
    News

    Environment dictating maritime agenda, says Grimaldi

    2019-10-08T09:30:00Z

    Emanuele Grimaldi, the managing director of Italian shipping firm Grimaldi Group (pictured), has urged shipowners to “do their homework” in reducing sulphur and carbon emissions from vessel operations. “Zero emission is something that must and can be achieved,” he said at this year’s Euro-Med convention, held on ...