All outbound articles – Page 2

  • International Maritime_opt
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    IMO approves major cut to maximum sulphur levels in shipping

    2016-10-31T15:47:39Z

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has officially approved more stringent global sulphur emission requirements that must be in place by the end of the decade. The new rules were approved at the 70 th meeting of the United Nations body’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) held in London last ...

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    Why getting outbound logistics right can take a lot of time

    2016-10-27T14:52:20Z

    Clearly, vehicle logistics is tactically important in the successful launch and sale of new models. OEMs need sufficient logistics services in place to meet campaign dates and, most importantly, get vehicles to end customers as promised.[in_this_story align="right" border="yes"] Launches tend to require a surge of trucks or rail wagons before ...

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    Indian export logistics: Waiting for an upgrade

    2016-10-10T15:59:24Z

    In this story... Shipping routes Coastal issues Road reliance Multimodal shift Growing output India’s vehicle exports are gradually on the rise, with plenty of room to grow. However, the nation’s poor export logistics and high port costs may hold the country back India’s big problem ...

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    JLR part 2: The big cat is hunting for outbound efficiencies

    2016-09-30T15:54:06Z

    Jaguar Land Rover has taken a lead in using in-vehicle technology and connectivity to improve outbound visibility, part of a recent programme of change and investment across the carmaker’s logistics[sta_anchor id="1"]Jaguar and Land Rover cars and SUVs are, by mandate of their brands, powerful and highly engineered creatures. Today, that ...

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    Opel/Vauxhall: Stable & ready to launch

    2016-09-23T16:06:17Z

    Following a period of transformation and improvements in production planning, Opel is on a product offensive. Director of logistics Andreas Graffe and outbound logistics manager Michael Gorny discuss the importance of ‘frontloading’ logistics to support it. In this story... Supporting change A stable supply chain Hitting the ...

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    Achal Paliwal moves to head TML Distribution

    2016-09-07T12:58:35Z

    Tata Motors’ outbound logistics and sales division – TML Distribution – has appointed Achal Palatal (pictured) as its new CEO. Paliwal moves from his position as country head in India for OTS Australia, the freight forwarding and logistics provider, and replaces Prem Verma, who has moved to a new position ...

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    Anita Pieper takes over BMW’s global vehicle logistics; Ulrich Wieland to lead design of production system

    2016-08-18T10:25:00Z

    Anita Pieper is to take over as vice-president of vehicle distribution and vehicle distribution centres (VDCs) at BMW Group from September 1 st . She will be responsible for global vehicle logistics, plant yard and port terminal operations. Pieper replaces Dr Ulrich Wieland, who has moved to a new role ...

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    China: Cutting costs and creating efficiency

    2016-07-26T16:55:26Z

    The evolution of inbound and outbound networks is reflecting Chinese economic slowdown and reforms, as well as opportunities for stronger, more advanced automotive logistics services[sta_anchor id="1"]China’s passenger car market has been in a period of hyper-growth, rising more than fourfold over the past decade. However, with sales slowing to single ...

  • Aerial-Perspective-Tesla-Gigafactory
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    Tesla’s supply chain set for a surge

    2016-07-26T15:54:33Z

    Tesla has captured the car industry’s collective imagination in many ways since its start-up in 2008, including how it builds and sells its electric vehicles.Besides the novelty of the products themselves, the intrigue is partly down to co-founder Elon Musk, one of the great entrepreneurs of this generation, seen in ...

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    Russia conference: Quality is more important than ever for Toyota

    2016-07-05T13:58:32Z

    The decline in Russian vehicles sales means a fewer of them are being moved around. That means there is now time to focus on installing better quality processes in transport services, according to Alexey Kokotkin, manager logistics, vehicles, Toyota Motor Russia (pictured), who was speaking at last week’s Automotive Logistics ...

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    FVL North America conference: To ETA, or not to ETA?

    2016-06-14T22:54:48Z

    In 2015, less than 5% of new vehicles sold in North America were built-to-order, compared to around 50% in Europe, according to the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA). Given that the majority of vehicles are built-to-stock the need to give dealers estimated arrival times (ETAs) in North America appears less ...

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    FVL North America conference: To ETA, or not to ETA?

    2016-06-13T12:14:34Z

    In 2015, less than 5% of new vehicles sold in North America were built-to-order, compared to around 50% in Europe, according to the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA). Given that the majority of vehicles are built-to-stock the need to give dealers estimated arrival times (ETAs) in North America appears less ...

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    WWL promotes Gur Prasad Kohli to head new South Asia office

    2016-05-24T12:17:26Z

    Gur Prasad Kohli (left), who has been managing director for Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) in India for the past five years, is moving to a new role as head of WWL’s new South Asia area office. The office combines the current responsibilities for South-East Asia and India. Kohli replaces the ...

  • XuGuangqing
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    China conference: Debating which way to go from here

    2016-04-26T15:53:16Z

    At the end of Automotive Logistics China 2016, held in Chengdu, industry decisions makers and experts discussed the importance of better logistics planning and engineering, reducing costs to stay competitive, and adapting to new technology. China’s growth continues to push the automotive supply chain and distribution network across the country, ...

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    China conference: New Silk Road gets back on the rails

    2016-04-20T11:17:12Z

    Updated April 24th to correct a quote misattributed to Gefco Long-distance rail freight between China and Europe is coming on apace, delegates at this week’s Automotive Logistics China 2016 conference, held in Chengdu, have heard. Over the past few years, the Chinese government has been ambitious in promoting its 'One ...

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    All change for Aussie rules

    2016-04-05T08:00:27Z

    After manufacturing comes to a close next year, will the finished vehicle logistics industry in Oz come good – or cark it? The end of car assembly in Australia is imminent and with it, comes a change to the face of the industry. This year, Ford is set to shut ...

  • WWL_Elektra_Charleston
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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 ...