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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

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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

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Factory closures extended in China as drought continues

2022-08-17T16:23:00+01:00By Hazel Southwell

Factories in China’s Sichuan province, including those run by Toyota and Foxconn, have been ordered to close amidst electricity shortages

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Charting a course to bypass Russia

2022-08-17T15:23:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Carmakers including Audi, BMW and Porsche, have suspended shipments through Russia and are trying alternative rail routes to move vehicles and parts between Europe and China

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Schaeffler India opens parts CDC in Hosur

2022-08-09T08:45:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Schaeffler’s division in India has opened a parts consolidation and distribution centre (CDC) in Hosur, in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. 

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How Audi wants to use its supply chain as a force for good

2022-08-08T07:30:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Marco Philippi is adapting Audi’s supply chain to meet environmental standards and withstand global crises

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Lithium-ion battery gigafactory database

2022-08-02T09:28:00+01:00By Automotive from Ultima Media

Track electric vehicle lithium battery gigafactories by manufacturer, location, manufacturer, current and planned gigawatt (GWh) capacity.

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Watch: Finished Vehicle Logistics survey results – what’s next for global outbound logistics?

2022-07-26T10:57:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Stellantis’s head of vehicle logistics for North America, Nick Thompson, and RPM’s Bill Kerrigan discuss results, trends and actions from the second global Finished Vehicle Logistics global survey.

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Dave Bozeman to replace Frederiek Toney at Ford

2022-07-18T10:21:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Frederiek Toney, vice-president of the Ford Customer Service Division (FCSD), is leaving the company later this year after a career stretching 22 years. Dave Bozeman will take over from him

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Second quarter survey from RPM and Automotive Logistics now live

2022-07-05T09:54:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

The second quarterly survey from RPM and Automotive Logistics aims to provide an overview of the key trends affecting the finished vehicle sector and how opinions are developing in light of the latest developments