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    Logistics providers recognised in GM supplier awards

    2017-04-05T17:02:39Z

    strong em a href="https://automotivelogistics.media/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/GM_supplier_award.jpg" img class="alignleft wp-image-115721" src="https://d2hkn54fqqmadw.cloudfront.net/web/AL/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/GM_supplier_award.jpg" alt="GM_supplier_award" width="359" height="202" / /a /em /strong General Motors has once again recognised the services of its logistics providers at its annual Supplier of the Year awards, held in Orlando, Florida, on March 31 sup ...

  • Avantida cosco-vessel lr
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    Inttra snaps up Avantida to move into container logistics

    2017-03-14T16:17:09Z

    Parsippany, New Jersey-based electronic shipping transaction platform Inttra has acquired Belgian empty container management solutions provider Avantida for an undisclosed sum.Avantida, based in Antwerp, specialises in optimising the handling of empty shipping containers. Its reuse and repositioning applications provide information for shippers and transport companies to help minimise miles driven, ...

  • Blockchain
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    Maersk and IBM to introduce blockchain into global shipping industry

    2017-03-08T14:29:04Z

    Shipping giant Maersk and IBM have announced a blockchain initiative that they say will help transform the cross-border shipping industry globally. The two companies said using the digital ledger system, made famous by the Bitcoin cryptocurrency, had the potential to save the industry billions of dollars when adopted at scale. ...

  • Modestrip
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    What to watch in 2017

    2016-12-27T09:00:56Z

    The automotive supply chain could take several knocks in 2017 from rising protectionism and regulatory changes. Automotive Logistics consults its crystal ball to highlight some of the potential hotspots…North AmericaWhich way will Trump blow? There will be worries, especially in Mexico, about overhauls to Nafta or import rules, though it ...

  • Year in review
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    2016 in review: takeovers, disputes and political upheaval

    2016-12-21T11:18:25Z

    The year 2016 may well go down as one of the most significant in recent history – not just politically but also for the automotive supply chain. Surprise voting results in the US and Europe have created significant uncertainty regarding global trade that may go on for years and is ...

  • Maersk
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    Maersk Line buys Hamburg Süd as sector consolidation continues

    2016-12-02T09:53:08Z

    Denmark’s Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company, has agreed to buy Hamburg Süd, the world’s seventh biggest, for an undisclosed sum. The deal is just the latest in a series announcements reflecting consolidation in the shipping industry, which is suffering from record low rates and overcapacity. Back in ...

  • NYK_container
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    K Line, MOL and NYK form container joint venture

    2016-10-31T14:49:52Z

    Global maritime logistics providers Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line), Mitsui OSK Line (MOL) and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) are integrating their respective container shipping businesses in a new, as yet unnamed, joint venture. The merger includes the companies’ worldwide terminal operations, with the exception of Japan. NYK will own ...

  • GPA_Kia_rail
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    Kia switches to rail for parts shipments through Cordele

    2016-08-09T21:19:38Z

    Governor Deal, centre left, is joined at the rail yard by CIS president Jonathan Lafevers, Georgia Rep. Buddy Harden, KMMG chief administrative officer Stuart Countess, Georgia Ports Authority Board chairman Jimmy Allgood, and GPA executive director Griff LynchKia Motors America is moving the shipment of inbound parts through the ...

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    Maersk Group appoints Søren Skou as CEO

    2016-06-28T14:55:44Z

    Søren Skou (pictured) has been appointed CEO of AP Møller-Maersk, replacing Nils Andersen, who is leaving Maersk Group. The changes will take place on July 1st. Skou takes on the new role in addition to his existing position as CEO of Maersk Line, a job he took up in 2012. ...

  • UTI Silk road
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    China-Europe rail: The road less travelled

    2016-04-12T16:48:52Z

    The old Silk Road that connected China to Europe rose to significant prominence during the seventh and eighth centuries, when not only was silk moved from China but also spices, paper and noodles across Eurasia. The route has been disrupted and dismantled many times during the last millennium or more, ...

  • Iran's Nuclear Ambitions: Options for the West
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    Iran back on the map as a contender in the car market

    2016-01-20T13:25:27Z

    Last week’s official lifting of many international economic sanctions against Iran could mark a major step forward for both its domestic car producers and those international brands eager to make the most of pent up demand in the Iranian market. Carmakers and global shipping lines are among those companies who ...

  • Maersk
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    Maersk Line continues job cuts

    2016-01-05T16:03:04Z

    After cost reduction plans were announced by Maersk Line last month, and more than 100 jobs have been cut, chief commercial officer Stephen Schueler has become the highest profile member of staff to leave the company. Between now and the end of 2017, Maersk plans to reduce its staff number ...

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    Focus on Spain part 3: Closely controlled growth

    2015-12-22T08:02:40Z

    GM and Gefco are managing a global supply chain to produce the Mokka in Zaragoza, while the OEM is trying to cope with a shortage of transport assets in Spain.One of the important carmakers in Spain is General Motors, which has been operating its Opel plant since 1982 in the ...

  • Infor-logo and Nexus logo
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    Infor to buy GT Nexus for $675m in Q3

    2015-08-12T12:42:14Z

    US supply chain software provider, Infor, has announced it is buying GT Nexus, the world's largest cloud-based global commerce platform, for $675m. The buyout is expected to be complete by the end of September this year and will create the first global commerce cloud with end-to-end control and visibility for ...

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    Poonam Datta takes up a CCO role with Globe Express Services

    2015-07-15T09:56:40Z

    Supply chain logistics provider, Globe Express Services (GES), has appointed Poonam Datta as its new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Datta will be responsible for developing the company's global commercial strategy and further expanding its presence in the international market. Datta has a 25-year career in the logistics industry and has ...

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    Skoda: Simply Clever logistics

    2015-07-06T08:00:29Z

    Jirí Cee, head of Skoda brand logistics, discusses the processes in the OEM's Czech homeland that are setting a standard for further growth around the world Mladá Boleslav, 70km north-east of Prague, is the town of Skoda. It has been the carmaker’s home since Laurin and Klement built their first ...

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    Vessel agreement to benefit parts shipments between Asia and South America

    2015-05-27T14:03:57Z

    Maersk Line has recently signed a vessel sharing agreement with Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) for trade between Asia and the east coast of South America. Maersk said the trade lane was key for the transport of automobile parts and electronics and that the agreement would ...

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    NYK and APM bet on Gujarati ro-ro hub

    2015-03-23T20:29:59Z

    A new, dedicated ro-ro terminal at Pipavev could become a major west coast export hub for India - but it depends on a number of factors, not least what will happen at the port of Mumbai While not without its hiccups, India’s vehicle exports have been on the rise, with ...

  • 2015 Supplier of the Year Award
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    Logistics providers recognised in GM supplier awards

    2015-03-16T14:51:16Z

    General Motors recently announced the winners of its 23rd supplier awards for services provided in 2014 and there were a number of logistics providers amongst the 78 companies receiving recognition “for going above and beyond GM’s requirements”.“These companies are the best-of-the-best suppliers, and deserving of special recognition for their outstanding ...

  • Maersk_container
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    Europe conference: Overcapacity is driving down logistics pricing

    2015-03-12T12:13:38Z

    An industry used to discussing the shortage of capacity was told at this week’s Automotive Logistics Europe conference held in Bonn, Germany, that while demand was growing, albeit at a single digit pace, there was, if anything, too much capacity in most markets, which was leading to falling prices for ...