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  • R-Rak_Showcase_LoadedContainer-1 feature
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    Containerisation: Why finished vehicle logistics needs to think inside the box

    2019-04-05T16:02:00Z

    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
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    Nissan marks millionth export from Thailand

    2019-01-22T09:34:00Z

    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 ...

  • PKT_Penang_12_Waves_auto_hub
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    MOL raises stakes in Malaysia

    2018-08-21T14:36:47Z

    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. ...

  • Kerry Logistics Continental
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    Continental extends inbound deal with Kerry Logistics

    2018-05-02T11:50:35Z

    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. ...

  • Proton Geely
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    Geely chosen as Proton’s strategic partner

    2017-05-24T14:38:44Z

    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 ...

  • BMW Malaysia lr
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    BMW opens regional distribution centre in Malaysia

    2017-05-17T13:50:26Z

    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 ...