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  • 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 ...

  • Skoda logistics SKD CKD
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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 ...

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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 ...

  • Maersk_container
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    Too much capacity in the logistics sector is driving down pricing

    2015-03-12T09:12:25Z

    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 ...

  • Maersk_container
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    Too much capacity in the logistics sector is driving down pricing

    2015-03-11T16:10:36Z

    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 ...

  • Maersk
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    DB Schenker Logistics and Maersk Line promise CO2 reduction

    2015-01-26T12:56:22Z

    Global logistics provider DB Schenker Logistics and global shipping company Maersk Line have recently signed a six-year strategic agreement to reduce CO2 emissions from ocean freight. Between now and 2020, Maersk Line has committed to reducing the CO2 emissions of every container it ships for DB Schenker Logistics by 20%, ...

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    KCS announces top management appointments

    2014-08-12T15:41:57Z

    Kansas City Southern (KCS) has appointed Erik Hansen as vice-president of intermodal, responsible for automotive operations, as well as sales and marketing. He is based in Kansas City and reports to executive vice president of sales and marketing, Patrick Ottensmeyer. "We are delighted that Erik has joined the KCS management ...

  • OpelMokka_Zaragoza1
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    Port of Pasaia handles first Opel Mokka units

    2014-07-29T16:08:13Z

    The Basque port of Pasaia (Pasajes) in Spain has begun handling its first Opel Mokka SUVs. In May, the Opel plant at Figueruelas (Zaragoza) announced that this year's production forecast for the model had been raised by 13,000 units. Short-sea operator UECC has said that for 2014 the number of ...

  • Trident_allianse_logo
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    Trident Alliance formed, first members announced

    2014-07-07T10:16:14Z

    A new coalition of ship owners and operators has been officially launched to collaborate on the enforcement of forthcoming maritime sulphur emission regulations. Called the Trident Alliance, its membership has started with 11 companies, including a number that provide automotive ro-ro services, such as ARC, Eukor Car Carriers, Höegh Autoliners, ...

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    Ford recognises LSPS in World Excellence Awards

    2014-06-04T15:29:51Z

    Ford has announced the winners of its annual World Excellence awards, which recognises top global suppliers for outstanding performance, and amongst the 51 global suppliers that were recognised for services in 2013 were three logistics companies: finished vehicle carrier Jack Cooper Transport and lead logistics provider Penske Logistics took silver ...

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    Ship operators meet to discuss Trident Alliance

    2014-06-02T12:23:09Z

    Maersk Maritime Technology and Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) have hosted a meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark, which saw representatives from 12 shipping companies convene to discuss the enforcement of the forthcoming maritime sulphur regulations in Europe and North America . The exploratory discussions were held to work toward the establishment of ...

  • Maersk
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    Maersk sees auto parts trade rise in Brazil

    2014-03-25T13:12:19Z

    The world´s largest container carrier Maersk Line saw 38% growth in automotive imports coming into Brazil during the fourth quarter of 2013 versus the same period a year ago thanks to a mix of auto parts and complete knockdown kits (CKDs). Maersk saw more volumes coming from China, including parts ...