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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 ...

  • DensoMichigan_DMMI
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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 ...

  • Bins at warehouse in Panvel, near mumbai port
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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 ...

  • LAPDC TQPE
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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. ...

  • Christoph_Stuermer_PwC
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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 ...

  • Pam Stec 25.08.10 SN
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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 ...

  • DavidMayo_Chep
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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 ...

  • Robert_Strain_Goodpack
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    Strain becomes head of global automotive at Goodpack

    2015-02-04T11:06:45Z

    Robert Strain has left his role as vice-president of the automotive sector for Asia Pacific at Ceva Logistics to take up a new position at Goodpack as head of global automotive. Goodpack provides steel intermediate bulk containers to global markets. “Robert will be responsible for all aspects of the automotive ...

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    Packaging case study: An intercontinental shift

    2014-12-22T06:30:49Z

    One prominent example of a tier one supplier using reusable containers for its overseas shipments is Linde + Wiemann, a supplier of body frame parts, seats, and instrument panels based in Dillenburg, Germany One prominent example of a tier one supplier using reusable containers for its overseas shipments is Linde ...

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    Planes, trains and slow boats to China

    2014-12-22T06:30:38Z

    With increased local production still relying heavily on imported material, supply chain efficiency in planning, customs, shipping and packing is crucial to succeeding in China As the largest automotive market in the world, on pace to build and sell nearly 23m vehicles in 2014, China has a strong and growing ...

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    Aiming to go the distance

    2014-12-22T06:30:05Z

    Reusable packaging is on the rise in international supply chains for tier ones. Executives are also interested in returnable pools, though they remain difficult over long distances The tier one supply chain, both inbound and outbound, continues to grow more complex. As tier suppliers respond to OEMs’ global platforms – ...

  • Audi Hungaria_Motorenlager
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    Audi special report: Vorsprung durch Logistik

    2014-12-15T20:01:45Z

    Audi is a major profit and innovation centre for the entire Volkswagen Group – and that includes its logistics processes, systems and infrastructure. The company’s in-plant and inbound logistics in Europe have helped to maintain high volumes and product variety despite space constraints in factories and have set the standard ...

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    Audi special report: A question of complexity and convergence

    2014-12-15T20:01:39Z

    The plethora of models, derivatives and options that has boosted Audi’s success over the past decade would not have been possible without an evolution in its logistics management and processes Audi’s emphasis on technology and innovation – Vorsprung durch Technik , as its Teutonic motto proclaims – is at the ...

  • Audi inbound freight
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    Audi special report: Strong at the core

    2014-12-15T20:00:49Z

    The complex nature of Audi’s German production requires highly planned and coordinated in-plant logistics processes and infrastructure Even as Audi expands globally, the importance of its German plants cannot be overstated. Around half of the company’s planned investments of €22 billion ($28 billion) up to 2018 will go to the ...

  • ACMA
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    Symbols for better days ahead

    2014-12-15T14:08:44Z

    The 2014 Automotive Logistics India conference, held in Gurgaon, revealed that despite years of lacklustre growth, the Indian automotive logistics industry has not lost its hope in its own potential. Buoyed by the reforms expected from the recently elected government, executives are now looking forward to ‘acche din’ Rachael Hogg ...