All north america articles – Page 9

  • Andreas Ginkel, Opel
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    Europe conference panel discussion: A time for optimism

    2016-03-22T17:04:47Z

    Finally, the outlook in Europe is positive once again. Of course, the market is fragile and subject to risk, but on the path to recovery. Last year, most European countries saw strong growth, with many in the double digits, and the European Union had stronger growth than almost all other ...

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    BMW hits 2m export milestone at port of Charleston

    2016-03-22T14:23:08Z

    BMW exported its two millionth vehicle through the US port of Charleston last week. The BMW X5 was loaded at the port’s Columbus Street Terminal for export to Germany on board the WWL-operated vessel, Elektra. The carmaker has been exporting vehicles from the port in cooperation with South Carolina Ports ...

  • 2017 Ford Escape
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    Ford expands contract for inbound services with Ceva at Kentucky

    2016-03-22T12:37:49Z

    Ford has renewed and expanded a contract with Ceva Logistics for inbound and outbound services to its passenger car assembly plant in Louisville, Kentucky. The new contract, which builds on services Ceva has provided for the last four years, will include metering, small lot logistics, return container management and just-in-time ...

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    The progress and possibilities of ePOD

    2016-03-22T12:11:17Z

    Though it has been around for a while, the vehicle logistics world is only just beginning to catch on to the potential of ePOD, especially in North America, where mandates and standards are setting the coursePaperless transactions have been ubiquitous in the transfer of goods and services for more than ...

  • Bert Bong, Panel
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    Europe Conference: Planning for more than the Zeitgeist in the supply chain

    2016-03-21T23:04:35Z

    The Automotive Logistics Europe conference set out to capture the Zeitgeist of logistics in terms of technology and skills – and it found that now may be a perfect time to invest in equipment, transport engineering and smart systems. Christopher Ludwig reports from in Bonn, Germany Additional ...

  • Here moulin, Renault
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    Europe conference: Can outbound tackle familiar problems with new technology?

    2016-03-21T09:32:47Z

    Speakers at this year’s Automotive Logistics Europe conference suggested that the vehicle logistics industry is in sore need of investment as vehicle production grows and capacity across modes gets tighter, especially on roads and at ports. That investment needs to cover equipment, infrastructure and technology, while also addressing the demand ...

  • KaiKrass
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    Europe conference: Logistics need not be hampered by working towards a better planet

    2016-03-18T19:54:36Z

    The automotive logistics industry needs to acknowledge its environmental record if it is to make amends and build more sustainable practices into the way it does business. Kai Kraass, chief operations officer at Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL, pictured), was looking for some honesty from the delegates at this year’s Automotive ...

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    Yusen starts building automotive logistics centre in Mexico

    2016-03-18T09:22:55Z

    Yusen Logistics has begun building a facility to serve automotive customers near Celaya, in Mexico. The 5,000 sq.m warehouse is located on a 6.9-hectare location in the Amistad Industrial Park, in the Bajio region. At a groundbreaking ceremony in Apaseo el Grande, Guanajuato, on March 11th, Kunihiko Miyoshi, chief regional ...

  • Michael Martin DHL Supply Chain ALEurope
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    Europe conference: Changing with the global tides

    2016-03-18T08:26:14Z

    When talking about how the global automotive industry is set to change over the coming years, the figures can be hard to get your head around. There are now 1.2 billion vehicles in use globally, and that is expected to rise to 2 billion by 2035. There are also expected ...

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    GM includes logistics providers in global supplier awards

    2016-03-14T16:05:15Z

    At its 24th Supplier of the Year awards, General Motors recognised 12 logistics providers in its list of 110 companies that have gone “above and beyond GM’s requirements” in providing services through 2015. The award ceremony was held at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. The number of companies recognised ...

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    ACL committed to Halifax; will double volume through the port

    2016-03-14T16:00:11Z

    Atlantic Container Line (ACL) will maintain its twice-weekly call at the Canadian port of Halifax using its new G4 ro-ro/container ships. The company said it would continue to serve the North American and European markets at the Fairview Cove Container Terminal operated by Ceres Halifax. "We looked long and hard ...

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    GPC completes trio of acquisitions with Covs Parts in Australia

    2016-03-09T14:56:45Z

    Automotive service parts distributor Genuine Parts Company (GPC) has bought Covs Parts from its parent Automotive Holdings Group (AHG) for approximately $26m (around A$35m). Covs Parts, which distributes commercial equipment and aftermarket automotive parts in the western part of Australia, has been taken over by GPC’s Melbourne-based division, GPC Asia ...

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    Exports soar but production plummets in Brazil

    2016-03-09T14:51:28Z

    Brazilian finished vehicle exports have risen dramatically so far this year, according to the National Association of Automotive Vehicle Manufacturers (Anfavea). In February, 36,400 light vehicles, trucks and buses were exported – up 16.7% on the corresponding period in 2015 and up 53.1% on January. For the first two months ...

  • FiatTipo
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    Tofas to export sedan to Mexico rebadged as Dodge Neon

    2016-03-08T17:20:04Z

    Turkish carmaker Tofas, the joint venture between Koç Holding and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, is to export its sedan, known as the Fiat Tipo in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, to Mexico, where it will be rebadged as a Dodge Neon. The vehicle is known as the Aegea ...

  • CindyBridgeman_Syncreon
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    Cindy Bridgeman moves to Syncreon

    2016-03-02T15:05:55Z

    Syncreon, the integrated logistics provider, has appointed Cindy Bridgeman to a newly created role as director of business development in North America. Bridgeman moves from Ceva Logistics, where she was global account director and handled business development for a number of large automotive companies in North America. Bridgeman has previously ...

  • Bilanzpressekonferenz zum Geschäftsjahr 2014/2015
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    Thyssenkrupp expands production in Hungary with €100m investment

    2016-03-01T17:28:01Z

    Tier one materials and component supplier, Thyssenkrupp, is building a €100m ($109m) plant in Jászfényszaru, Hungary, 70km east of the capital Budapest. Construction will begin in the spring of this year and the plant is expected to go into production in 2018, making electronic power-assisted steering systems and cylinder head ...

  • Takahiro Hachigo
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    Honda to increase exports from Japan; Europe to be export base for Civic Hatchback

    2016-02-29T16:01:20Z

    Honda is planning to export more models made in Japan to North America and Europe, including the Fit/Jazz, CR-V and hybrid models. At the same time, Europe will become a base for supplying the Civic Hatchback to North America and other parts of the world. The company said the moves ...

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    Subaru расширяет завод в Лафайетт, логистическую поддержку оказывает WWL

    2016-02-25T08:04:16Z

    Subaru Северная и Южная Америка инвестировал недавно почти $140 млн в расширение завода в Лафайетте, штат Индиана, которое должно завершиться в будущем году и повысит годовую мощность предприятия на 100 000 до 450 000 единиц. В поддержку роста исходящих объемов Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) объявил об увеличении штата своих сотрудников ...

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    Ocean carriers fined $520,000 by Federal Maritime Commission

    2016-02-24T13:09:30Z

    [Updated 29th February] Last week the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced it had collected $520,000 in civil penalty payments from five ocean carriers, including Volkswagen Konzernlogistiks (Group Logistics), which provides ro-ro services for new and used vehicles, and other rolling stock. The other companies involved were Orient Star ...

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    Subaru expanding Lafayette plant, with logistics support from WWL

    2016-02-24T12:04:44Z

    Subaru of America’s latest $140m investment to expand its facility in Lafayette, Indiana, which is underway and due for completion next year, will increase annual capacity by 100,000 units to 450,000. To support the increase in outbound volumes, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has just announced it will double its workforce ...