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    Heath Holz leaves Nissan North America

    2020-03-02T10:46:00Z

     Heath Holz, who was senior vice president of manufacturing, supply chain management and purchasing at Nissan North America, has resigned from the carmaker to take up a position outside the automotive industry…

  • Pearlman, Missy
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    6 questions in 60 seconds…with Missy Pearlman

    2020-03-02T09:44:00Z

    Missy Pearlman, group manager, vehicle transportation operations, Toyota Motor North America, talks singing, respect and working in an open environment

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    Maritime sector mourns passing of Wilhelm Wilhelmsen

    2020-02-26T12:11:00Z

    Wilhelm Wilhelmsen (pictured), fourth-generation member of the family owners of the eponymous Norwegian shipping company, has died aged 82

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    Daimler appoints Schäfer as new COO

    2020-02-26T10:29:00Z

    Markus Schäfer is to take on the newly created role of chief operating officer (COO) at the Daimler group from 1 April…

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    Bob Black takes over as Penske Logistics’ MD in Mexico

    2020-02-25T17:00:00Z

    Penske Logistics has appointed Bob Black as its managing director for Mexico, replacing Alejandro “Alex” Graniewicz, who has left the company. Black’s responsibilities will include overseeing operations and leading business growth and development for Penske in the region…

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    Port of Tyne picks new COO

    2020-02-18T16:15:00Z

    Mel Brockhouse has joined the Port of Tyne in northeast England as chief operating officer, where he will be responsible for engineering, infrastructure, rail freight, transport, warehousing and other aspects of the port’s operational activity…

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    Jürgen Krahé to lead reusable packaging expansion at Orbis

    2020-02-11T10:47:00Z

    Packaging supplier Orbis has appointed Jürgen Krahé as senior commercial director to lead its expansion of reusable packaging in the Europe, Middle East and North Africa (Emea) region…

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    Fleet Logistics selects Schick as new CEO

    2020-02-10T16:24:00Z

     Steffen Schick has been selected as the new CEO of the Fleet Logistics Group.

  • Joe_Hinrichs_Ford
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    Hinrichs to leave Ford, Farley named new COO

    2020-02-10T14:29:00Z

    Joe Hinrichs is leaving Ford at the end of February after 20 years with the carmaker, most recently as president of Ford Automotive…

  • Richard Gane, Vendigital
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    Comment: Slow-growth China holds more challenges for OEMs than coronavirus

    2020-02-04T14:55:00Z

    Coronovirus and its sudden impact on the Chinese economy might be occupying the news headlines, but there are broader changes afoot over the longer term. After many years of enjoying high-speed growth, the automotive industry is facing its third consecutive year of shrinking vehicle sales in China. For foreign vehicle-makers operating in the country, this is a challenging situation, and while most will be planning to tough it out, some could be forced to exit the market – requiring a shift in patterns of production and logistics.

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    Hellmann appoints Raudszus as Asia-Pacific head

    2020-02-03T15:20:00Z

    Sven Raudszus has moved from Panalpina to become the regional CEO for Asia Pacific (Apac) at Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, responsible for the operative and strategic businesses in the region, including South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand

  • Alfonso_Gutierrez
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    Alfonso Gutiérrez takes up lead logistics purchasing role at Nissan in Mexico

    2020-01-22T16:54:00Z

    Alfonso Gutiérrez has taken up a new role as sub-director of purchasing logistics for Nissan Mexico’s supply chain, where he will be responsible for supporting logistics process and cost, including the definition and execution of the carmaker’s commercial strategy and supply chain price negotiations

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    Q&A: Sulaiman Pallak, GM Middle East and North Africa

    2020-01-13T09:12:00Z

    In the absence of a production hub, OEMs operating in the Middle East must import both vehicles and parts. GM’s head of purchasing and supply chain for Africa and the Middle East tells Automotive Logistics about the challenges and opportunities in the region…

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    Exoskeletons to support lineside employees at Audi

    2019-12-18T10:31:00Z

    German carmaker Audi is trialling two types of exoskeletons to see if they can lessen the load for production workers…

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    ​Ports America appoints Peter Levesque as president

    2019-11-27T15:10:00Z

    Peter Levesque, Ports America Peter Levesque is to become president of North American marine terminal operator and stevedore, Ports America in February 2020. He takes over from Mark Montgomery, who has held the position as well as that of CEO since the beginning of 2018. Montgomergy will ...

  • Bryan Burkhardt
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    6 questions in 60 seconds… with Bryan Burkhardt

    2019-11-27T12:20:00Z

    Bryan Burkhardt, executive director automotive logistics executive committee (ALEC), talks General Motors, building a network and why you should always embrace your failures…

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    Silvano Fini moves to supplier development at Ducati

    2019-11-26T16:36:00Z

    Silvano Fini has moved to a new role as supplier development manager with the Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati, working alongside Federico Sabbioni, who is responsible for supply chain 

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    Markus Duesmann to move to Audi’s top job

    2019-11-18T15:56:00Z

    Markus Duesmann will become CEO of Audi on April 1 next year and will also join the board of management of German parent company Volkswagen Group

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    Sweeney takes on new role at GM

    2019-11-13T12:40:00Z

    Brian Sweeney is moving to the newly created position of vice-president, dealer operations and innovation at General Motors from November 15. 

  • Ashwani_Muppasani_FCA
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    FCA appoints new head of purchasing and supply chain in Asia-Pacific

    2019-11-13T10:49:00Z

    Ashwani Muppasani has joined Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in the Asia-Pacific (Apac) region as head of purchasing and supply chain management (SCM). He moves from his role as vice-president, Americas Operations and Quality at sensor technology firm TE Connectivity…