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    Senior takes up new role at Imperial Logistics

    2020-03-03T14:59:00Z

    Automotive logistics’ specialist Chris Senior has become senior vice-president operations at Imperial Logistics. He began his duties in the newly created position on March 1…

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    Chamberlain appointed head of Mercedes-Benz in Canada

    2020-03-03T09:11:00Z

    Adam Chamberlain will become president and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Canada from 1st April. Since 2016, he has been responsible for developing distribution and logistics as well as new and used vehicle sales as vice-president of sales at Mercedes-Benz USA…

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    Interview with Alfonso Gutierrez, Nissan Mexico

    2020-03-02T10:51:00Z

    At the Automotive Logistics Mexico 2020 conference, Nissan Mexico’s recently appointed deputy director of purchasing speaks to editor Joanne Perry about his ambitions in the role, the challenges of logistics purchasing in Mexico and why it’s crucial to empower personnel to “go and conquer”

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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

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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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    Q&A: Pascal Trummer, Magna International

    2020-01-10T12:49:00Z

    The tier supplier’s vice-president of sales and marketing in Europe discusses major trends in the automotive industry, plus the state of the market in Central and Eastern Europe

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    Running short: US trucking sector battles driver deficit

    2019-12-19T16:39:00Z

    Car transporters across the US are feeling the effects of a significant shortage of drivers across the finished vehicle logistics sector – and are searching for the best solutions to tackle the continuing difficulties it poses to operations…

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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 ...