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    Gaining power through diversity in ASEAN

    2013-12-06T15:25:23Z

    Southeast Asian countries are intensifying their logistics networks to accommodate growth in sales and exports In this story... The Thai production hub Moving parts Finished vehicle exports Supply chain integration Malaysian changes Countries on the rise As automotive production rises in the Asia-Pacific region, Southeast Asia has emerged as ...

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    Low tide for vehicles in South American ports

    2013-09-05T18:11:30Z

    Brazilian and Argentine ports are seeing some choppy waters but the finished car market continues to provide significant volumes. After years of neglect, there are signs that public and private investment are gathering apace.Brazil, which for a decade has been on the mighty march of the BRIC economies, has recently ...

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    Global round up: JAC to boost exports; Supply chain mapping tool; Renault renews with TNT; GM Supplier Awards

    2013-03-20T00:00:00Z

    JAC plans to boost global exportsChinese carmaker Jianghuai Automobile (JAC) said it intends to sell more than 1.6m cars by the end of the 2015 with exports accounting for 25% of the volume. The company’s largest market share is in South America and last year it reported exports there ...

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    Executives on the move: Conway Jeffress, Greg Henninger, Hiroto Saikawa, Anthony Laydon, Anthony Laydon, Connie Tang,

    2013-03-20T00:00:00Z

    Conway Jeffress has settled into his new role as global director of automotive at freight forwarding and logistics provider, Jas Forwarding Worldwide . Jeffress was previously vice-president of automotive at Panalpina but said that because of its restructuring of industry verticals and executive responsibilities, the time was right ...

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    Executives on the move: Hena Kausar, Jürgen Maidl, Frank-Peter Arndt, Peter Hörndlein, Kate Betsworth, David Giandinoto, Neil Scott, John Turner, Jaap Bruining, Lucas Vos, Quintin Kendall

    2013-02-13T00:00:00Z

    Hena Kausar , assistant general manager at Maruti Suzuki India (pictured right), has been awarded the title of Logistics Woman of the Year 2013 by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) as part of its Achievers Award and Talent Hunt programme to recognise supply chain and ...

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    First Chevrolet Aveo off the line in Russia

    2013-02-06T00:00:00Z

    Following an agreement signed between General Motors and Russian vehicle maker Gaz at the beginning of 2011, the companies have officially rolled their first Chevrolet Aveo off the line this week at the Gaz assembly plant in Nizhny Novgorod. Assembly is being carried out from complete knockdown (CKD) kits ...

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    Executives on the move

    2013-01-09T00:00:00Z

    GM ’s logistics director in South America Fred Roldan has taken on additional supply chain responsibilities in a new role as South America supply chain and logistics director. The move follows the departure of Wlamir Giardini who was South America supply chain director but has decided ...

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    Ruscon delivers CKDs for GM Korea

    2013-01-09T00:00:00Z

    General Motors’ division in Korea and Russian vehicle maker Gaz are set to benefit from a new rail service launched this month by Ruscon, the Russian logistics and intermodal operator subsidiary of Global Container Service. Ruscon is providing a block train service from the new Ust-Luga Container Terminal ...

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    Renewed strike threat to US ports

    2012-12-19T00:00:00Z

    US East Coast and Gulf ports are facing the renewed threat of widespread strikes at the end of December with the extension to the current bargaining process between the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) and the International Longshoreman’s Association (ILA) due to expire on the 29th December. If the ...

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    Boxing clever

    2012-10-01T15:54:47Z

    Container lines note a rise in box movements Ro-ro will remain dominant For niche markets, mainly BMW not lured by falling rates alone Container are increasing for Jaguar Land Rover Door-to-door container service Methods of securement While ro-ro may seem an automatic choice for mass transport of cars, there are ...