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    Collins Amendment makes it through Congress


    The American Trucking Association (ATA) has welcomed the suspension of a provision in the US trucking industry’s hours-of-service (HoS) rule following its attachment to a $1.1 trillion spending bill that was passed by the US Congress last week.The suspension, also known as the Collins Amendment after the Maine Republican senator ...

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    India Conference: Ford switches to LLP model for inbound and export logistics


    As it prepares to open its second Indian plant next month, Ford has switched its inbound logistics outsourcing in the country from the use of a third party logistics provider (3PL), which managed transport through a mix of its own assets and other carriers, to a ‘lead logistics provider’ concept ...

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    DB Schenker Rail UK invests in multimodal Euro hub development


    The UK division of DB Schenker Rail has announced the development of a multimodal European hub for the import and export of finished vehicles, which will be the only rail linked facility of its type in the country. It hub, which will initially have the capacity to handle 150,000 vehicles ...


    Indian government to overhaul road safety bill and integrate multimodal planning


    The Indian government has approved a draft bill that would overhaul much of its road safety legislation, while creating a central authority that would be responsible for planning multimodal logistics and improving road planning.Should the bill become law, as is likely, India could see more coordinated planning for its road ...

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    India Conference: Indian logistics cost a disadvantage versus China


    Ford intends to make India a global centre of excellence for small car production and export, with expectations to ship around 50% of its production volume from the country overseas. While the carmaker is seeing success, including strong demand for the Ford Ecosport both in India and for export demand, ...

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    Ryder webinar: the challenges of the US-Mexican border


    The Mexican wave is only set to grow in strength, with more and more cargo moving south and north between the border. However, there are several challenges for logistics companies to contend with, to ensure that they keep costs low, security high, and importantly, make the border crossing as pain ...

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    Renault Trucks distributes latest range in Africa and Middle East


    Renault Trucks is extending the distribution of its latest trucks to Africa and the Middle East, including the C, D and K ranges, as it seeks to increase market share in the regions. The vehicles, which are being built at the truckmaker’s plants in Bourg en Bresse and Blainville in ...

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    DHL Freight expands Eurapid service in Europe


    DHL’s European road and rail freight division, DHL Freight, has expanded its Eurapid service to nine more terminals in Europe. The priority service is for less-than-truckload (LTL) inbound and aftermarket shipments of up to 2.5 tons and runs on a day definite basis. It was established in February last year. ...

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    Improving the dotted line


    Many would characterise contracts between OEMs and vehicle logistics providers as being highly price focused and short term. But executives on both sides of the negotiating table are interested in agreeing terms that would encourage investment and deeper collaboration in the outbound supply chain. Many executives at finished vehicle logistics ...

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    Winter returns early to hit US automotive sector


    Threats of the level of disruption experienced by the US automotive sector last winter were renewed last week, with record snow and low temperatures coming early to all 50 states.The northeast of the US was hit particularly hard when massive snowfall put some dealers in Buffalo, NY, under seven feet ...

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    Yusen extends service for Ford in Central Europe


    Yusen Logistics has signed a new multi-year contract with Ford for collection and delivery of inbound parts to Ford’s origin distribution centres (ODCs) in Prague and Budapest. The latest contract extends Yusen’s work with Ford Europe’s Material Planning and Logistics (MP&L) division and means it is providing less-than-truckload deliveries on ...

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    Daimler announces winners of European Carrier Awards 2014


    Daimler has announced the winners of its annual European Carrier Awards, which are given each year in recognition of the best performance provided by its outbound services suppliers.German transport provider, Ernst Frankenbach, was named best partner in the passenger car segment, while ECM (Vehicle Delivery Service), from the UK, was ...

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    Transplace enhances customs portal for US-Mexico shippers


    North American 3PL and technology provider, Transplace, has announced improvements to the customs portal it provides for shippers moving goods through the US-Mexico border, including those in the automotive industry. According to the company the system automates and standardises the interaction between shippers, importers and customs, for better communication and ...

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    Analysis: logistics in China still needs to shift from big to strong


    Automotive logistics providers in the world’s largest market might be saying the right things but the industry lacks transparency in many areas. Christopher Ludwig provides a résumé of the market following an important industry gatheringExecutives at Chinese automotive and logistics companies speak a remarkably similar language when it comes to ...

  • China_State_council

    China reveals measures to make logistics sector globally competitive


    China’s State Council has released guidelines to promote the development of the commerce and logistics sectors to boost consumption and speed up job creation. According to state-run news agency, Xinhua, commercial loans and other policy support will be provided to relevant companies with the intention of building them into globally ...

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    GAC delivers 1,000 tonne metal press to Volvo Car


    The Project Logistics division of integrated logistics provider and maritime services company, GAC, has delivered a 1,000+ tonne metal forming press to Volvo Car’s body components plant in Olofström, Sweden.The press, made by Müller Weingarten, was moved in three parts by truck from the equipment maker’s Kaiserslautern facility in Germany ...

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    Enforcing the law in China could cripple vehicle carriers


    After years of routinely using trucks and trailers that exceed the official width and length requirements, the Chinese vehicle logistics industry could face a rude awakening after the central government toughens its enforcement of road safety rules, according to Zheng Yuqian, vice general manager at one of the country’s largest ...

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    Carmakers plan to relaunch deliveries in Crimea despite legal threat


    Russian automotive dealers have agreed with a number of carmakers to resume the supply of cars to Crimea despite promises from Ukraine authorities that any company or person conducting work with the annexed Russian region would be breaking the law.According to the CEO of local automotive dealer Autodel, Michael Smolyanov, ...

  • GM_SA

    South America: Where logistics can hurt you


    The 2014 South America conference proved that inefficient logistics can not only disrupt production, but can hurt long-term growth. OEMs in Brazil are looking for ways to improve the supply chain and avoid falling further behind other countries. During previous Automotive Logistics South America conferences, executives worried about Brazil’s logistics ...

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    Paul Bromley appointed MD of Paragon Vehicle Services in the UK


    UK-based finished vehicle services provider, Paragon Vehicle Services, has promoted its current director, Paul Bromley, to the role of managing director over its operations in the UK. Bromley will continue to report to Stephen Hucklesby, chief executive of the Paragon Group.“Paul’s promotion to managing director recognises his contribution to Paragon ...