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  • Susanne Lehman, VW Group Malaysia

    Susanne Lehmann brings global supply chain experience to VW Group Malaysia


    Dr Susanne Lehmann has replaced Antonio Pinto as managing director of VW Group Malaysia where she is responsible for all operations including production, supply chain and sales.

  • APM Terminals port

    Maersk pulls out of Russian terminal business and looks to Malaysia


    Maersk’s APM Terminals division is divesting its share in Global Ports Investments, Russia’s biggest container terminal operator, while looking at developments in Malaysia

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    Nissan halts Smyrna production because of chip shortage


    Nissan North America will suspend production at its Smyrna plant in Tennessee for two weeks from August 16 because of a shortage of semiconductors supplied from Malaysia

  • Tanjung Pelapas port Malaysia Volkswagen

    VW Group reports success of Asia-Pacific PDC in Malaysia


    Volkswagen Group’s 50,000 sq.m regional parts distribution centre (PDC) in the Malaysian port of Tanjung Pelepas is processing aftersales parts for 21 markets in the wider Asia-Pacific region.

  • R-Rak_Showcase_LoadedContainer-1 feature

    Containerisation: Why finished vehicle logistics needs to think inside the box


    While ro-ro is the traditional method of shipping finished vehicles, containerisation is becoming increasingly viable as the automotive industry decentralises and introduces more EVs. Growth in China and South East Asia offers particularly good opportunities

  • Nissan 1m exports from Thailand

    Nissan marks millionth export from Thailand


    Nissan has marked its millionth vehicle export from Thailand, 20 years after exports first began from the South-East Asian country. The millionth vehicle exported was a Terra premium SUV. Foreign sales by the OEM from Thailand began with a Frontier sent to Australia in 1999. Since then, Nissan’s Thai assembly ...

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    MOL raises stakes in Malaysia


    Japanese transport giant, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), has increased its share in PKT Logistics to 35% to strengthen its standing in Malaysia and wider south east Asia. PKT provides freight forwarding, customs brokerage, contract logistics, haulage, and distribution services to the automotive and electronics sectors in Malaysia and adjacent regions.MOL, ...

  • Kerry Logistics Continental

    Continental extends inbound deal with Kerry Logistics


    Kerry Logistics has secured a four-year extension to its contract with the tyre-making division of tier supplier Continental.The third-party logistics provider’s division in Germany will handle international ocean freight export of tyres and provide logistics services for Continental’s procurement of raw materials to production sites worldwide, mainly from Asia.Kerry Logistics’ ...

  • Proton Geely

    Geely chosen as Proton’s strategic partner


    Chinese carmaker Geely will take a 49.9% stake in Malaysia’s Proton group, as well as a 51% controlling interest in luxury car brand Lotus as part of a deal with DRB-Hicom Group.Under a $360m bailout agreement signed with the Malaysian government last year, the carmaker was required to find a ...

  • BMW Malaysia lr

    BMW opens regional distribution centre in Malaysia


    BMW Group has officially opened a 130m ringgit ($30m) logistics warehouse and parts distribution centre in Malaysia that is set to support 23 countries in the region.It is situated on over 236,220 sq.m of land in the Free Industrial Zone of the Senai international airport in the southern city of ...