BYD’s first own car freighter, the Explorer No. 1, and its maiden voyage to Bremerhaven mark the beginning of a new era for the OEM, which is intended to pave the way to Europe.
The chief purchasing and supply chain officer reveals how Stellantis will improve supplier relations, plan the battery supply chain, localise where it makes sense, and invest in logistics.
A report by Human Rights Watch named carmakers including GM, Tesla, Toyota and VW as failing to minimise risk of forced labour in their automotive supply chains.
GMC said the expansion into China, Australia and New Zealand follows its “stellar” results for 2023
Ford’s 42,000 sq.m parts distribution centre in the Dubai World Central economic zone will store 85,000 SKUs and leverage cutting-edge technology
Škoda is delivering the vehicles via ro-ro vessels from Bremerhaven port to Ho Chi Minh City and Hai Phòng in Singapore.
As tensions and regulatory frictions rise, semiconductor supply may face disruption, prompting investment in semiconductor facilities in the US.
Hambantota port has reported an increase in finished vehicle throughput by 26% last year, compared to 2022, handling 700,000 transhipments
Seaspan made an order for up to 10 large LNG PCTCs, marking its first venture into the car carrier market.
Experts at ALSC Digital Strategies weigh in on how Catena-X could provide a solution and encourage more trust when it comes to data sharing.
Global logistics operator DP World has bought vehicle containerisation expert CFR Rinkens to enhance is vehicle containerisation offering
[Updated October 24] Toyota had to suspend assembly operations across seven plants in Japan last week because of supply problems caused by an explosion at the plant of one of its suppliers – Chuo Spring. The company supplies Toyota with coil springs.
A surge in vehicle volumes through Turkey’s ro-ro ports has led to congestion and Chery Automobile has turned to DP World for support with container services
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The glitch has stopped the OEM from being able to order parts, forcing a nationwide shutdown.
BMW’s parts export operations in Spartanburg are a study in managing complexity and quality in packing, and where innovation can make a big difference.
Russia has become the top destination for Chinese vehicle exports, but vehicle logistics are a challenge, leading to new delivery methods, including cars in containers.
Investing in the long term: Interview series with GM’s Jeff Morrison, VP global purchasing and supply chain
GM’s global purchasing chief, Jeff Morrison, has forged partnerships across chipmakers and battery materials. Now his team wants to regain more control especially in vehicle logistics, where the industry faces many bottlenecks.
General Motors’ vice-president for global purchasing and supply chain talks resilience, transforming battery and chip resilience, and why finished vehicle logistics is now one of his top global concerns.