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    Tier one complexity and fresh looks

    2013-10-04T18:04:52Z

    Our October-December coverage has dedicated a lot of space to the logistics management of tier one suppliers, including Magna International , the Behr Group and Johnson Controls International . Their prominence is no coincidence, as suppliers’ supply chain management is becoming more important. With carmakers such as the Volkswagen ...

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    How to ensure many happy returns for packaging

    2013-10-04T17:48:39Z

    Surgere’s RFID refinements are cancelling out the disadvantages of returnable packaging for tier one supplier Johnson Controls Ask almost anyone in the automotive industry, and they’ll tell you that, in theory, returnable packaging is a great idea. When it comes to using this equipment, however, their views may be less ...

  • Car part (general)
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    India packaging – the next best thing to being naked

    2013-10-04T17:07:04Z

    Short of parts arriving without any packaging at all, OEMs and inbound logictics providers in India are working together to ensure line-side delivery in the most efficient and cost-effective means possible Experts claim that the price of packaging, including its transport costs and impacts on the automotive supply chain, account ...

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    Complexity meets coordination at Magna Europe

    2013-10-02T18:08:00Z

    Magna Logistics Europe has increasingly taken a more integrated approach to engineering logistics across the tier supplier’s massive European network, including rolling out IT tools and concepts developed at contract manufacturing unit, Magna Steyr

  • Last panel
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    Growth and other good problems to have in North American supply chains

    2013-10-01T22:31:12Z

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    Zebra reveals precision tracking system

    2013-09-24T20:35:10Z

    Tracking software provider Zebra Technologies has introduced an application that provides real time information on the location, status and condition of reusable racks and containers used to store and deliver parts to the vehicle assembly line.According to the company, the management solution has been designed to simplify the complexity of ...

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    Behr necessities for tier one expansion

    2013-09-05T20:58:00Z

    Behr America is putting logistics at the heart of its North American growth, including adding new assembly processes, changing 3PLs and increasing its use of intermodal transport

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    Chep adds foldable large container for European automotive industry

    2013-08-12T13:17:45Z

    Packaging-pooling provider Chep has added a foldable large container (FLC) sized for the European automotive market to its fleet of returnable equipment. The container, called FLC 1208, is based on the standard 1,200 x 800mm size of European pallets, which is currently used in the majority of warehousing and transport ...

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    ​K Line India starts milkruns for Denso

    2013-08-02T10:20:46Z

    “K” Line’s subsidiary company in India, K Line (India) Private Limited, has started milkrun operations of automotive parts in the suburbs of Delhi for Denso India. The company has suggested that it is one of the first examples of such activities for tier suppliers in the country. The milkrun ...

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    The business case for container pooling

    2011-01-01T13:06:03Z

    There is an old Chinese proverb which states “To be uncertain is to be uncomfortable, but to be certain is to be ridiculous”. And how uncomfortable times have been for many players in the automotive industry over the past few years with fluctuating production demands, increasingly global supply chains, and ...