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BMW’s lean, green and digital difference

2023-02-22T15:54:00+00:00By Christopher Ludwig

For BMW’s head of production and supply chain network, Michael Nikolaides, one of the main results of recent disruption has been the growth in influence of the logistics function across the company

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Michael Nikolaides on why logistics is a strategic advantage at BMW

2023-02-22T15:54:00+00:00By Christopher Ludwig

The carmaker’s top supply chain executive explains how logistics is driving production and product strategy, influencing localisation and helping BMW to be greener

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Seven new car carriers to be built for Anji shipping

2023-01-17T14:51:00+00:00By Hazel Southwell

Reports suggest the Chinese carrier is paying a record price for each carrier, to be built at Jinling and Jiangnan shipyards.

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Supply chain planning to avoiding the next crisis in Mexico and beyond

2023-01-12T23:05:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

Gerardo De La Torre Garcia describes how Nissan managed the semiconductor crisis, including how the company adapted supply, logistics and production and its impacts in Mexico and beyond. Experts from logistics providers Ryder and timematters give insights on avoiding future crises.

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Ceva completes integration of Gefco’s vehicle logistics business

2023-01-10T18:51:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Ceva has completed the integration of Gefco’s finished vehicle logistics business, giving it a global presence as it ties those services to its own in Asia and looks to the Americas


JD Logistics helps improve SAIC-GM-Wuling service parts deliveries

2023-01-03T11:53:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

JD Logistics has taken over the management of four service parts warehouses in China for joint venture SAIC-GM-Wuling

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Toyota collaboration on Fukushima recovery aims for carbon neutral biomass fuel

2022-12-22T17:02:00+00:00By Hazel Southwell

Toyota is supporting soil decontamination in three towns in Fukushima province, as part of a carbon neutrality and biomass fuel project.

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Challenging times continue: finished vehicle logistics survey Q4 results

2022-12-14T00:21:00+00:00By Daniel Harrison

Download this exclusive report to discover the current challenges facing finished vehicle logistics. Based on an extensive survey of FVL users and providers around the world, the results provide clear insight into the specific issues affecting the logistics sector and also captures the wider market sentiment across the automotive industry


Latest quarterly survey from RPM and Automotive Logistics now live

2022-10-18T13:37:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

That latest survey into the global finished vehicle logistics sector has now been launched by logistics provider RPM in collaboration with Automotive Logistics

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Watch: Renault’s Digital Supply Chain Transformation

2022-10-06T15:30:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Watch how Renault is streamlining global logistics with real-time visibility with Shippeo, and learn more about how the automotive industry can create more predictive, automated supply chains.

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What resiliency in automotive logistics looks like

2022-09-27T18:25:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Learn for yourself in this panel discussion featuring top logistics executive from General Motors, IAC Group, DSV and Ceva Logistics.

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Global automotive outlook: no return to normal

2022-09-27T18:25:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Leading analyst Joe McCabe shares insight on the key trends shaping the market, including EV forecasts, semiconductors and OEMs’ inventory and business models.

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Keeping the flow – ensuring tier one supply chain continuity in the era of disruption

2022-09-27T18:25:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Executives from major tier-1 suppliers and logistics providers reveal the flexibility and tools they have used to minimise downtime and delivery delays.

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Investing wisely in the supply chain’s digital opportunities

2022-09-27T18:25:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Nissan, Johnson Electric, RPM and Cargobase discuss IT and digital investment priorities for automotive logistics.

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Mitigating risk across global automotive supply chains

2022-09-27T18:25:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Reducing risk and disruption in global logistics is now the daily business of major OEMs like Stellantis and Agco, with a focus on improving control in the upstream supply chain.

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Never waste a good crisis – opportunities to improve supply chain resiliency

2022-09-27T18:25:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Greater supply chain control and visibility, along with prioritising resiliency and communication are among the key lessons from top leaders in automotive logistics.

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US reassures Korea over Inflation Reduction Act tensions

2022-09-27T12:41:00+01:00By Hazel Southwell

Vice President Kamala Harris has reassured Korean leaders that battery supply chains will not be punitively affected by tax credits in the Inflation Reduction Act.

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A cautious outlook for the global finished vehicle sector

2022-09-12T11:51:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Volume volatility, labour shortages and capacity constraints are three main concerns for companies canvassed in the latest finished vehicle logistics survey from RPM and Automotive Logistics


Finished vehicle logistics global survey: Caution and restraint for the next quarter

2022-09-09T12:30:00+01:00By Marcus Williams, Daniel Harrison

Download the second of our quarterly reports to discover what are the main concerns for those providing and using finished vehicle logistics services in North America, Europe and Asia, and how they have changed since the last quarter. This latest overview is once again based on an extensive survey of carmakers and logistics service providers, amongst others, and reveals the key trends affecting the sector

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Challenges in wiring harness supply reflect global logistics issues

2022-09-06T13:09:00+01:00By Hazel Southwell

The challenges of automation, connectivity and electrification are at the forefront of the wiring harness supply problem, reflecting a wider issues in the automotive supply chain