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.
Volvo Cars is aiming to reduce its supply chain emissions by using the biofuel in place of the traditonal fossil fuel shipping vessels, becoming the first OEM to switch all intercontinental container shipments.
The shipping firm moves finished vehicles for OEMs like Ford and BMW between the US, Europe and Africa.
Door will lead in securing operations and improving quality and digitalisation across the supply chain. Jonathan Jennings and Dave Bozeman will also leave Ford
Denis Le Vot is chief supply chain officer at Renault Group; Jean-François Salles to lead strategic partnerships
The board-level position reports to CEO Luca de Meo. Renault’s current supply chain vice-president, Jean-François Salles, leads partnerships in materials, battery and digitalisation
GM is investing in Lithium Americas to secure the supply of lithium carbonate from the Thacker Pass mine in Nevada, US as it works to secure meet its goals for battery and EV production in North America
After 25 years at Wallenius Wilhelmsen, Flavio Batista has moved to a new role as vice-president of sales and marketing at Georgia Ports Authority
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
The project in Southern Chile has begun its pilot phase to produce 130,000 litres of synthetic fuel from water and wind energy in 2023, using an efficient logistics distribution setup as well.
Track electric vehicle lithium battery gigafactories by manufacturer, location, manufacturer, current and planned gigawatt (GWh) capacity.
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
Gina Tovar has joined ICL Systems as managing director for Europe, a role she will share as the finished vehicle logistics software specialist with Rudolf Luttmann, who has been in the role since June 2021.
Track factory locations for electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid and hybrid vehicles by manufacturer, model and location
Domestic Brazilian vehicle sales stood at 527,900 for the first quarter of this year, a decline of 5.4% on the same period in 2020 but down 23% on the previous quarter (Q4 2020), according to the National Association of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (ANFAVEA).
Following a realignment of operations last year, Horizon Auto Logistics (HAL), has restructured its business and will operate the following group divisions: Horizon Auto Logistics in Mexico, Fast Terminal International in Colombia, and Fast Auto Logistics in the US and Dominican Republic.
Ford will shut all three of its production facilities in Brazil this year and import vehicles from other markets in South America, including neighbouring Argentina and Uruguay, to meet demand in the country.
In a case study presentation at Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Live, Dr Monica Schmickler explains Mercedes-Benz’s new global quality management system, Q.DOME, and how the carmaker is gaining more visibility and data over vehicle transport damage in its global distribution network.
Volkswagen has signed an extension to its contract with Ceva Logistics for the operation of its 132,000 sq.m spare parts centre in Vinhedo, Brazil, north of São Paulo..
Watch: Livestream Hour Episode 10 – How Volkswagen is transforming plant logistics with AI, analytics and cloud technology
In this episode of the Livestream Hour, we discuss the technology and processes that are accelerating more connected, data-driven supply chains, and the greater role they will play in the post-coronavirus automotive industry. With special guests from Volkswagen, research institute Fraunhofer ISST and tech startup SYNAOS.