All MAN Truck & Bus articles – Page 2

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    MAN invests in freight management IT provider


    Commercial vehicle manufacturer MAN Truck & Bus, part of the Volkswagen Group, has invested around $8.5m in a US technology firm called FR8 Revolution. The start-up company has developed an IT platform due for launch this quarter that is designed to optimise schedules to help shippers, carriers and truck drivers ...

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    VW brings MAN and Scania together in new CV holding group


    Volkswagen is creating an integrated commercial vehicle group called Truck & Bus that it said will bring greater coordination in terms of purchasing, development and human resources between the MAN and Scania brands.The company said in a statement that the move will lead to “closer networking among the brands, shorter ...

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    Penkse boosts CV distribution business with MTU-DDA buyout


    Transport provider Penske Automotive Group has signed an agreement to acquire MTU Detroit Diesel Australia (MTU-DDA) from its partners Daimler and MTU Friedrichshafen (an affiliate of Rolls-Royce Power Systems). MTU-DDA distributes diesel and gas engines, and power systems, in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, to a range of industries ...

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    VW growing plants with strong routes in North America


    In this story... Growth and cost control;Chattanooga supply chain;The role of 3PLs;Expansion at Puebla US and Mexico links;NLK in Mexico;Evolving North AmericaThe heads of logistics for Volkswagen at its operations in the United States, Fabio Freccia, and in Mexico, Roman Müller, talk about how logistics and supply chain management are ...

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    Global round up


    Ceva expands LCL servicesCeva Logistics has expanded its less-than-container-load (LCL) services with the addition of 30 new consolidation services around the world. Building on the Hamburg to New York City service, which was launched in September this year, the company has now added the following ocean freight services: Los Angeles ...

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    Executives on the move


    Following last month’s logistics management shakeup at General Motors it has been confirmed that Andreas Graffe will replace Jeff Morrison as director of logistics for Opel/Vauxhall in Europe. Graffe, who is currently purchasing director at Shanghai GM, will move over to the new role next month. Morrison moves back to ...

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    Global news in brief


    Groupe CAT opens storage compound in LorraineFrench logistics provider Groupe CAT has officially opened a new storage compound at its centre at Lorraine in the in Saint-Ail region with an event attended by the company’s CEO Alejandro Forbes. The new site is the first to be 100% owned by the ...

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    MAN everywoman awards open in December


    This year’s MAN everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards will be open for entries from 1 December. It will be the third year the awards have been held in association with Skills for Logistics, the Sector Skills Council for the UK's freight logistics industries, and MAN Truck & Bus UK, ...

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    Awards recognise exceptional women in logistics


    The finalists have been announced for this year’s MAN everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards, with the winner to be announced on May 14 at the Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London, UK. Sponsored by MAN Truck & Bus UK, in association with Skills for Logistics, the awards aim to highlight ...