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    Logent starts vehicle distribution for Ford


    Swedish logistics provider Logent has taken on the distribution of Ford vehicles in the country. The group’s subsidiary, Logent Automotive Logistics, is now moving vehicles from ports in Gothenburg, Malmö, Wallhamn and Södertälje to dealerships around Sweden.The company is using both rail and road, and employing dedicated terminals at Gothenburg, ...

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    Argentina plans to restrict vehicle imports in 2014


    Carmakers exporting vehicles to Argentina are facing restrictions on the number of vehicles they can send to the country in the early part of 2014. The Argentine government is looking to cut imports by 27.5% based on volumes in 2013 because of a perceived imbalance in automotive trade.During the first ...

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    Chennai port building dedicated ro-ro facility


    The port of Chennai is reported to be developing a vehicle storage facility with capacity for 4,000 vehicles at the defunct iron ore terminal at Bharathi Dock II. It will be operated by a private developer on a 10-year lease following the completion of a tender process for the development.The ...

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    American Honda now exports more than it imports from Japan


    American Honda has announced it now exports more vehicles from the US than it imports from Japan. Figures for last year show that the Japanese carmaker’s US division exported more than 108,700 Honda and Acura vehicles of a total production figure of more than 1.3m units (and almost 1.8m for ...

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    NYK takes full ownership of Kazakhstan’s biggest auto terminal


    NYK Holding Europe B.V., a division of maritime transport and logistics giant NYK Group, has taken total ownership of the Tranco Terminal in Kazakhstan. Business began on January 15 under a new name: NYK Auto Logistics (Kazakhstan). Capital investment stands at KZT 514m ($3.3m).In 2010, the company took a 25% ...

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    GTE Logistics delivers quarry trucks to Russia


    Russia’s high and heavy transport provider, GTE Logistics, has delivered four Perlini Equipment quarry trucks from Italy to Vladivostok in Russia’s Far East region. It is the first time that quarry trucks by made by Perlini have been delivered to the market in Russia.The trucks, which weighed 35 tonnes together, ...

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    Ennore aims to be India's leading exporter of finished vehicles


    The port of Ennore on the east coast of India is aiming to become the country’s number one port for vehicle exports, according to its director of operations Sanjay Kumar., According to Kumar, the port hopes to be handling between 250,000-300,000 units by 2015, which will require it to double ...

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    London Taxi benefits from Thorworld loading system


    Thorworld Industries, which specialises in loading and unloading equipment, has installed a bespoke platform and ramp loading bay system at London Taxi Company’s manufacturing facility in Coventry, UK. The company said the system has brought greater efficiency and flexibility in the delivery of containerised parts from China.Chinese vehicle maker Geely ...

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    Record results for Brazilian exports


    Brazilian vehicle exports grew strongly in 2013, including a rise of nearly 30% for passenger car exports, thanks in part to a weak Brazilian real. Data released by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers (Anfavea) suggests that the overall value of $16.6 billion, which includes cars, light commercial vehicles, buses, ...

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    Yusen expands at Duisport in Germany


    Yusen Logistics is expanding its operations at the German inland port of Duisburg with the addition of 26,000 square metres across three facilities, in addition to its existing footprint of five warehouses. The additional capacity includes a 10,000-square-metre automotive crossdock that it said will enable consolidation and just-in-time delivery to ...

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    ​Marseilles Fos partners with TEA logistics for FVL terminal


    The Marseilles Fos port authority has selected automotive logistics specialist TEA, part of the Charles Andre transport group, to develop and operate a 14-hectare terminal for finished vehicles at the Brule-Tabac quay in Fos. The terminal will provide both import and export services, and is expected to be operational next ...

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    ​Geodis appoints Metzger as MD of Geodis Northern Europe


    Geodis Logistics has appointed Andrea Metzger as managing director of its northern European operations. Metzger will assume responsibility for the logistics services within Belgium, Germany, Ireland, and the Netherlands. She will consolidate Geodis’s growth across Northern Europe, a region with a prevalence of large ports.Metzger graduated from the European Business ...

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    Global ro-ro report: Moving with the trade winds


    The ro-ro industry has mostly balanced capacity to market demand, but there are regional variations, while changing trades and larger vessels will cause waves at sea. Additional reporting by Christopher LudwigThe global ro-ro shipping industry is one of the most complex – not to mention capital intensive – parts of ...

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    ​Government is biggest stumbling block for India’s automotive future


    More than half the delegates canvassed at last week’s Automotive Logistics India conference, held in Pune, thought that government inaction was one of the main problems facing the progress of the automotive logistics industry in the country and would be until elections in India were completed in 2014. Speakers and ...

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    ​APL expands in southern US


    APL Logistics has announced the opening of its first customs brokerage office, the latest in the company’s efforts to expand its US network. The centre will operate through its recently-acquired subsidiary Carmichael International Service, with which it formed an alliance in 2012. APL aims to ease business operations for customers ...

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    Supply chain promises deferred, but not yet broken in India


    This year’s Automotive Logistics India conference came at the end of a tough year for the domestic automotive market. But the downturn has not prevented manufacturers from striving and investing to improve speed and flexibility in their supply chains.Report by Christopher Ludwig and Zoë Apostolides in PuneIt was not supposed ...

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    Portugal to expand Setúbal ro-ro terminal


    Portugal’s government has approved the expansion of the ro-ro terminal at the port of Setúbal, which will require an investment of around €3.5m ($4.8m)."It's an investment to be made exclusively using the Port Administration of Setúbal and Sesimbra's (APSS) own funds,” said Sérgio Monteiro, Portugal's secretary of state for Transport. ...

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    WWL renews contract with port of Los Angeles


    The port of Los Angeles has renewed its long-term contract with terminal processor Vehicle Services Americas (VSA), a division of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL). The 10-year agreement provides for a five-year extension, which would allow VSA to operate the 37-hectare automotive processing terminal through to the beginning of 2027.The terminal ...

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    Vigo ro-ro terminal operating at full capacity


    New finished vehicle traffic at the Spanish north-western port of Vigo increased by 13% in the first ten months of this year, while car components have gone up by 10.5%, during which time the port has consolidated its position as a major Atlantic hub.On November 25, the dedicated ro-ro terminal ...

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    Toyota to export US-made Highlanders to the Antipodes and Russia


    Toyota has started production of its 2014 model year Highlander SUV at the Princeton plant in Indiana, US and will be exporting models made there to Australia, New Zealand and Russia next year.Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana (TMMI) started production of the model on December 5, following a $430m expansion at ...