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    Watch: Livestream Hour Episode 9 – Automotive Supply Chain in Focus – Europe

    2020-06-18T00:31:00Z

    In this episode of the Livestream Hour, we discuss key challenges facing Europe’s automotive manufacturers and suppliers with electronics and wiring harness supplier LEONI and with PWC, covering the strategies required to continue to restart and recover, as well as the structural changes that may change the shape of the supply chain. Hosted by editor-in-chief Christopher Ludwig. Register or login to watch.

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    Sommer leaves VW while Brandstätter changes roles

    2020-06-15T13:01:00Z

    Dr Stefan Sommer is leaving his role as head of procurement and components at Volkswagen Group at the end of June…

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    Permanent change and prospects for logistics post-Covid

    2020-06-15T11:55:00Z

    Having battled to cope with sudden disruptions to the automotive supply chain caused by the coronavirus pandemic, logistics providers are now looking at the more permanent changes to the sector that the continued threat of the virus poses…

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    Bad news for VW and Audi as Puebla rules out restart

    2020-06-15T11:20:00Z

    Ongoing health and safety concerns related to Covid-19 mean the planned restart for VW and Audi production in the Mexican state of Puebla have been delayed further, despite previous assurances they could restart under strict conditions on June 15

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    BLG reports strongest growth in vehicle handling last year

    2020-06-15T09:26:00Z

    Germany’s BLG Logistics has reported that its Automobile division showed the strongest performance in 2019 with sales growing more than 9% to €603.7m in 2019…

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    Honda global operations hit by ransomware attack

    2020-06-11T16:14:00Z

    Honda has confirmed that its IT network was subject to a cyber-attack on Monday last week (June 8) that hit production, sales and development activities, including customer and financial service operations…

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    Listen: A new deal for the finished vehicle logistics industry

    2020-06-11T13:24:00Z

    As vehicle sales and production continue to restart in North America following coronavirus-related shutdowns, dealerships are facing huge challenges in inventory management and customer service. Brion Stapp, dealer principal, Toyota, Colorado shares his insights on ‘no touch’ servicing, changing customer expectations and why the industry needs to take stock and evolve

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    Watch: Livestream Hour Episode 8 – Driving innovation in production and logistics

    2020-06-10T18:30:00Z

    Join this special digital transformation livestream session on how IT and technology solutions are supporting supply chain during the crisis, including a major digitalisation project for Ford’s logistics and supply chain management across key regions. Hosted by Christopher Ludwig.

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    Skoda back in production in India as coronavirus challenges diminish

    2020-06-10T11:21:00Z

    Skoda has resumed vehicle manufacturing in India as coronavirus disruption eases, following improvements in supply chain activities and staff availability. Like other OEMs, Skoda had experienced difficulty sourcing parts and finding enough drivers because of restrictions on imports and the movement of people within India. ...

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    Audi confirms it will restart operations in Puebla on June 15

    2020-06-08T16:00:00Z

    German carmaker Audi will return to making the Q5 SUV in Puebla next week following the Mexican state’s move to open up manufacturing under strict health and safety protocols. It follows more than two months of shutdown because of disruptions to the supply chain caused by the coronavirus

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    Fire breaks out on Höegh Xiamen after loading at Jaxport

    2020-06-08T14:37:00Z

    Firefighters were called to the Blount Island vehicle handling terminal at the US port of Jacksonville (Jaxport) last Thursday when a fire broke out on the Höegh Xiamen car carrying vessel.

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    Bertrandt opens logistics and production facility near Wolfsburg

    2020-06-08T13:52:00Z

    Automotive parts supplier Bertrandt is moving into a new €35m logistics centre in Tappenbeck, Germany, commissioned by Garbe Industrial Real Estate and built by building contractor Goldbeck.

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    Salles replaces Sutcliffe as supply chain head at RNM Alliance

    2020-06-08T12:34:00Z

    Jean-François Salles (pictured) has taken over as global vice-president of supply chain at the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi (RNM) Alliance, replacing Mark Sutcliffe who moved to become senior vice-president of the Alliance LCV business unit, effective June 1…

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    Hyundai Glovis back on track in US by next month despite rail concerns

    2020-06-08T09:59:00Z

    Hyundai Kia’s logistics division, Hyundai Glovis, hopes for “some sort of level of normalcy” for the manufacture and distribution of vehicles in the US by July 4, despite railroads being currently under capacity, according to the group’s senior national manager of vehicle logistics, Darren Acker. Hyundai vehicles ...

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    Russian logistics providers to benefit from state support says Gefco

    2020-06-08T08:38:00Z

    Russia’s automotive supply chain continues to suffer from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic but, while the future is uncertain, the country’s government is considering different ways to support logistics providers, according to Valeria Seledkova, general director of logistics provider, Gefco Russia. Specific measures are expected to be approved by the end of June.

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    Coronavirus and beyond: Europe vehicle demand and finished vehicle logistics outlook 2020-2030

    2020-06-04T17:49:00Z

    Download this report for a forecast of European new vehicle demand from 2020-2030 across the region and the top five markets, and analysis of impacts and changes for the European finished vehicle logistics sector. This report is the latest from ECG Business Intelligence, a collaboration between the Association of European Vehicle Logistics and Automotive from Ultima Media

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    Watch: Livestream Hour Episode 7 - Finished Vehicle Logistics: Restarting the network

    2020-06-03T15:30:00Z

    This special livestream episode focuses on the finished vehicle logistics network and how it is preparing to restart for the new normal, with insights from Hyundai Glovis, ProAct and more. Hosted by Christopher Ludwig and featuring updates and insights from the crisis and beyond for automotive supply chain and manufacturing.

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    WW Ocean provides direct service to Chilean mining hub

    2020-06-03T08:24:00Z

    Maritime logistics provider Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean (WW Ocean) is providing a direct monthly service from the US and Mexico to the mining hub of Puerto Angamos in Chile.

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    No V-shaped recovery for automotive industry

    2020-06-01T14:11:00Z

    Automotive analyst Daniel Harrison predicts the Covid-19 crisis will cause a global decline in vehicle sales this year of around 14m units, including both passenger and commercial vehicles, down 15.4% from last year…

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    Protocols for protecting the restart of production in Mexico

    2020-06-01T13:52:00Z

    There are logistics lessons to be learned from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the Mexican automotive sector and Penske Logistics has quickly developed protocols for protecting the supply base and its employees…