Packaging – Page 15

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    Skoda innovates at Czech plant


    VW’s Skoda division has announced a series of logistics projects, designed to improve transport efficiency and reduce costs, that it said will be pioneered at its main production facility at Mladá Boleslav in the Czech Republic. The first of three innovations devised by the company is the implementation of new ...

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    SDV launches mobile tracking app


    SDV, a subsidiary of the Bolloré group, which ranks amongst the top ten globally for transport and logistics, has launched a mobile tracking app. The app is intended to enhance the company's supply chain management capabilities and is available for tablets and smartphone users. The SDV app integrates the features ...

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    Tier one complexity and fresh looks


    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


    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 ...

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    India packaging – the next best thing to being naked


    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


    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

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


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    Zebra reveals precision tracking system


    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


    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


    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 ...

  • K-Line india

    ​K Line India starts milkruns for Denso


    “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


    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 ...