All Maersk articles – Page 6

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    Maersk sees auto parts trade rise in Brazil


    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 ...

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    A transformation loaded with ambition at Volvo


    The decision to bring logistics purchasing and operations in-house has resulted in dramatic changes in Volvo Car Group’s inbound and outbound supply chain. Four years after China’s Geely Cars bought Volvo Cars from Ford, the Swedish carmaker is undergoing the most significant ever change to its manufacturing and sales footprint. ...

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    Gaining power through diversity in ASEAN


    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


    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


    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,


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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 ...