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    Surgere boosts expertise with latest appointments

    2015-11-03T14:05:01Z

    Packaging management and supply chain intelligence provider, Surgere, has grown its team with three new executive appointments. David Hampton moves to the company to oversee client solutions and strategy, where he will collaborate with Surgere’s clients on project deployment and look for ways to reduce supply chain obstacles to save ...

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    Faurecia: The power of four into one

    2015-10-30T14:14:16Z

    Tier one supplier Faurecia is consolidating its North American logistics network in a bid to reduce logistics costs, optimise its networks, and build better relationships with carriersFaurecia, based in Nanterre, France, is among the world’s largest tier suppliers, ranking seventh globally for 2014, according to the latest Automotive News list ...

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    Subaru of Indiana wins reusable packaging award

    2015-10-14T16:12:10Z

    Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) has significantly increased the use of reusable packaging, and won the RPA’s 2015 Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award for its efforts, that have saved millions and had a positive environmental impact.SIA had an 89% usage rate of reusable packaging for North American supplier direct delivered ...

  • Thorpak
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    Magna Europe awards providers getting safer, smarter, lighter, cleaner

    2015-10-14T14:43:34Z

    Packaging supplier Wi-sales and semi-conductor manufacturer NXP took top honours at the third annual Magna Logistics Europe innovations awards, held in Leibnitz, Austria. The awards were co-hosted by Magna Logistics Europe, which is responsible for logistics planning and purchasing across more than 120 plants in Europe for the tier supplier, ...

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    Colin Howard moves from Goodpack to Ewals Cargo Care

    2015-09-08T16:43:54Z

    European logistics service provider Ewals Cargo Care is expanding its activities in the automotive industry and has employed Colin Howard to develop and support its European growth plan. He moves over from his role as sales director, automotive for Goodpack, the intermediate bulk container provider. Howard has more than 20 ...

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    Robert Fink leads Surgere expansion in India

    2015-08-05T13:09:58Z

    Robert Fink, director of technology and performance at Surgere, will lead a new team in India, under Surgere Advanced Technologies (SAT), as the company expands its automotive manufacturing support. Fink joined the Surgere executive team in November 2014 and has more than 15 years of experience in technology management. Before ...

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    Hands-free handling

    2015-07-20T08:00:39Z

    While it may lag behind other in-plant activities in its use of robotics, the quest to automate finished vehicle movement within factories and yards is well underway Companies including General Motors, Audi, BMW, Daimler, Volvo and Tesla – not to mention Google – have all promised that the autonomous car ...

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    Packing a punch in Mexico

    2015-05-14T15:55:47Z

    Mexico’s rise is bringing growth in packaging supply and solutions, but a lack of standards could put supply chain efficiency at risk.Mexico is one of the hottest countries for automotive production growth right now, and the staggering increase of automotive production in the country has touched every aspect of the ...

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    BCUBE to handle parts sequencing for Qoros

    2015-04-14T18:13:01Z

    Chinese carmaker Qoros has outsourced operations for sequenced parts to Italian logistics provider BCUBE ahead of plans to launch production of a new model later this year at its factory in Changshu, 80km north of Shanghai. It is Qoros’s first outsourcing of inbound and plant-related logistics services, while for BCUBE ...

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    Part 5: More than just words

    2015-04-10T12:00:40Z

    The implementation of the Toyota Production System at NAPO means terms such as ‘lean’, heijunka and kaizen are applied to every aspect of logistics, warehousing, order and corporate strategy That the Toyota Production System (TPS) is adhered to at the OEM’s own North American Parts Operations may not ...

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    Denso Michigan investment includes logistics expansion

    2015-04-08T10:55:10Z

    Denso Manufacturing Michigan (DMMI), which produces automotive air conditioning and engine cooling components and systems, has announced a $53.6m expansion at its parts making operations in Battle Creek. The expansion will add new manufacturing lines for advanced thermal systems, additional laboratories for new product testing and validation, as well ...

  • DHL250215ISOBIN
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    To protect and serve

    2015-04-07T12:00:07Z

    The conflicting demands of part protection, transport efficiency and line-side access often require innovative solutions from packaging designersCarmakers and their suppliers increasingly recognise the importance of getting inbound packaging right, to boost quality by eliminating transit damage, save costs by allowing more components to be squeezed into a truck, and ...

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    Packed with promise

    2015-03-31T12:00:46Z

    A case study on the ambition and limitations shaping returnable packaging provider Goodpack’s growth in India When Mahindra Sanyo Special Steel procured an order in 2010 from FAG for supply of 60 tonnes of rings per month from India to Hungary, dispatch was the critical issue. The buyer made it ...

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    Toyota part 3: On time, any time, all of the time

    2015-03-30T12:02:45Z

    Run with the precision of its famed production system, transport management forms the backbone of Toyota’s service parts distribution, with daily, multimodal services, and strong controls over expedited freight Toyota’s North American Parts Operations (NAPO) division manages a complex set of transport flows designed to allow for the latest possible ...

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    Toyota part 2: A complex stock-in-trade

    2015-03-24T12:00:25Z

    Toyota’s warehouse network and operations are strategic to maintaining the costs and efficiency of its spare parts deliveries, especially considering the scale, volume and diversity of parts and order lines that they handle The volume moving in and out of Toyota’s huge main parts centres each day is simply dizzying: ...

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    American vistas of the Toyota way: A report in five parts

    2015-03-20T13:01:20Z

    As Toyota’s largest global market, maintaining a fast, reliable supply of service parts and accessories across North America is critical to the carmaker’s business model. Spare parts sales add incremental profit to dealers and to Toyota alike, while their availability is essential to the company’s brand promise, from supporting vehicle ...

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    Chep appoints Mayo to lead automotive role in Europe

    2015-03-19T14:57:51Z

    Chep Automotive and Industrial Solutions has appointed David Mayo to the position of vice president, Automotive, Europe. He moves from his role as senior director, Supply Chain, at the container pooling provider and replaces Luca Rossi, who is moving to Chep’s Pallets business to join the European Key Account team. ...

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    Europe conference: LSPs stand to gain a greater share of the value chain, says PwC

    2015-03-17T13:30:27Z

    As the automotive sector gathers pace in terms of production, it is also becoming defined by a greater degree of complexity and data. OEMs and suppliers are assigning more tasks to logistics service providers in the face of this growth in more complex supply and production, and this means those ...

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    Schulz to replace Stec as Ford's director of MP&L in North America

    2015-02-24T13:23:58Z

    Pamela Stec (left) is retiring from Ford after 37 years with the company. Her role as director of North American material planning and logistics (MP&L) operations, which she has held since 2004, will be taken up by Matthias Schulz, currently director of MP&L at Ford Europe. Stec, who is based ...

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    Mayo moves to VP role at Chep in Europe

    2015-02-04T11:38:47Z

    David Mayo has taken up a new role at pallet and container pooling provider, Chep, as vice president, Europe for Automotive and Industrial Solutions. He moves from his previous role at Chep as director of market development in the Chep Equipment Pooling Systems division and will now be responsible for ...