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  • Erster Produktionsstandort von Mercedes-Benz Cars in Polen: Vertragsunterzeichnung in Warschau: Daimler baut neues Motorenwerk im polnischen Jawor
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    Schenkel chosen to lead Mercedes-Benz Poland engine unit

    2016-10-14T15:03:43Z

    Dr Andreas Schenkel has been named as the first CEO of Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Poland, as the carmaker confirmed an announcement in May about a €500m investment in an engine plant in the city of Jawor . The 49-year old graduate mechanical engineer and economist (pictured) has been with the group ...

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    Olijnyk named SCM director at Nissan Latin America

    2016-10-14T13:11:21Z

    Andrey Olijnyk has been appointed as supply chain management (SCM) director for Nissan Latin America, replacing Anderson Ramos. The mechanical engineer has worked for Nissan Brazil since 2006, most recently as outbound logistics supervisor. He has also worked outside of the sector, including at Brazilian aerospace conglomerate, Embraer, where he ...

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    Lutz Quietmeyer moves to purchasing role at Renault Nissan

    2016-10-12T10:43:28Z

    Lutz Quietmeyer (pictured) has moved from his position as general manager for inbound logistics at the Renault-Nissan Alliance to take up a new role at the Renault Nissan Purchasing Organisation (RNPO). Quietmeyer is now working as regional sales and purchasing manager for body-in-white in Europe. RNPO was the first Alliance ...

  • MarcelaLuisPiva_FordSA
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    Ford appoints Piva to key logistics role in South America

    2016-10-05T13:20:11Z

    Marcelo Luis Piva (pictured) will take up the role of director of supply chain and logistics at Ford’s division in South America from the beginning of next year. He takes over from Edson Molina, who has held the position since 2007. Piva is currently Ford’s Sao Barnardo Cars final assembly ...

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    Andrea Eck leaves VW for BLG Logistics

    2016-10-05T11:12:29Z

    BLG Logistics has announced the appointment of Andrea Eck as director of its automobile division from January 1 st next year. Volkswagen has confirmed that Eck will be leaving it after more than three decades with the automobile manufacturer that began with her initial training as industrial management assistant ...

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    DSV sets up contract logistics division in North America

    2016-10-05T10:36:18Z

    Following its takeover of UTi at the beginning of this year and some substantial contract logistics business gains in North America, global transport and logistics provider DSV has set up a dedicated regional division incorporating the previous UTi business – DSV North America Solutions. From having just two warehouses ...

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    Niclas Mårtensson takes over as boss of Stena Lines

    2016-09-28T15:45:03Z

    Niclas Mårtensson (left) has been appointed chief executive officer at European ferry and short-sea shipping operator Stena Line. The current chief executive, Carl-Johan Hagman, will resume his position as chairman of the Stena Line board and will also remain in the role as head of shipping at Stena. Mårtensson has ...

  • Bertrand de Techtermann - European Operations Director
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    Bertrand de Techtermann joins other logistics veterans at BCA

    2016-09-28T15:33:13Z

    BCA, the used car auction and vehicle logistics provider, has appointed Bertrand de Techtermann to the newly created role of European operations director. De Techtermann joins BCA following more than 17 years in the automotive and vehicle logistics industry, most recently at Gefco Group, where he helped set up the ...

  • David Heer
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    Orbis puts Heer in the hot seat for Europe

    2016-09-28T11:09:26Z

    US reusable packaging manufacturer Orbis has appointed David Heer (pictured) as senior commercial director for Orbis Europe. In his new role, Heer is responsible for leading the firm’s reusable packaging expansion in Europe.“We are thrilled to welcome David to the Orbis team. His involvement in diverse, multinational business environments makes ...

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    Leader in the finished vehicle sector, Helmut Altmann, dies at 78

    2016-09-21T10:01:17Z

    Helmut Altmann, founder of German finished vehicle logistics provider ARS Altmann, has died aged 78. “It is with deepest grief that we have to announce that on Sunday, September 11th 2016, Helmut Altmann, founder of our company ARS Altmann, passed away after a short, severe illness,” said the company in ...

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    Marcos Ferlin handling GM South America’s supply chain directorship

    2016-09-14T15:34:25Z

    Following the untimely death of Fred Roldan in July , the position of supply chain director at GM South America is currently being handled on an interim basis by Marcos Ferlin. Ferlin is also purchasing program management director at the carmaker and has been with the company for more than ...

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    Anu Goel moves to lead aftersales role at Volkswagen in the US

    2016-09-09T09:52:42Z

    Anu Goel has moved to a new role at Volkswagen Group of America (VWoA) as executive vice-president of group aftersales and services, overseeing the company’s aftersales strategy. More specifically the new role includes looking after vehicle and parts logistics, and also includes wholesale parts operations and customer relations. “This is ...

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    Achal Paliwal moves to head TML Distribution

    2016-09-07T12:58:35Z

    Tata Motors’ outbound logistics and sales division – TML Distribution – has appointed Achal Palatal (pictured) as its new CEO. Paliwal moves from his position as country head in India for OTS Australia, the freight forwarding and logistics provider, and replaces Prem Verma, who has moved to a new position ...

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    Alex Katsouris joins Air Partner’s freight division

    2016-09-07T12:47:38Z

    Time-critical air freight services provider, Air Partner, has appointed Alex Katsouris (pictured) as business development manager in its freight division. Katsouris, who is currently based in the UK, moves from his role as automotive logistics division director for Europartners in Mexico, where he also played a leading role in the ...

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    DSV restructures contract logistics in Asia; Burette to lead division

    2016-08-24T13:34:29Z

    Danish road, air and sea transport services supplier DSV has announced the incorporation of its contract logistics activities in six Asian countries into its Solutions division, following the takeover of US-based supply chain management company UTi Worldwide earlier this year . Operations in the six countries – Taiwan, China, Hong ...

  • BMW Import FPOR[1]
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    Anita Pieper takes over BMW’s global vehicle logistics; Ulrich Wieland to lead design of production system

    2016-08-18T10:25:00Z

    Anita Pieper is to take over as vice-president of vehicle distribution and vehicle distribution centres (VDCs) at BMW Group from September 1 st . She will be responsible for global vehicle logistics, plant yard and port terminal operations. Pieper replaces Dr Ulrich Wieland, who has moved to a new role ...

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    Anderson made president at United Road Services; McCann becomes chairman

    2016-08-17T14:15:26Z

    US finished vehicle haulier United Road Services has appointed Mark Anderson (pictured) as its president. He will take up the role alongside his existing position as chief operating officer, a role he has been in at the company since 2014. The presidency passes from Kathleen McCann, who remains CEO of ...

  • Toyota executive portraits-Mamie Warrick
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    Rose replaces Warrick in parts supply chain role at Toyota USA

    2016-08-16T10:30:04Z

    Mary Rose has taken over as general manager of North American parts operations and supply chain strategy at Toyota USA. She replaces Mamie Warrick (pictured), who has moved to become general manager at the Project Management Office at Toyota North America, ahead of her retirement next year. Warrick, who has ...

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    Pat Olney takes up CEO role at Neovia Logistics

    2016-08-09T18:45:16Z

    Neovia Logistics has appointed Gary (Pat) Olney as its CEO. Olney (pictured) will take up the role at the third party logistics provider on August 22nd, succeeding interim CEO, Steve Larson. “Pat Olney is a deeply experienced senior executive who has a strong track record of delivering on challenging financial ...

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    Industry mourns loss of Frederico Roldan

    2016-08-02T12:16:58Z

    It is with great sadness that Automotive Logistics has learned of the death of Frederico Roldan, General Motors’ supply chain director for South America and a long-time executive in logistics roles. Roldan died suddenly on July 21st, aged 46. Roldan had over 20 years’ automotive experience with GM, working in ...