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    Mahindra Logistics joint venture will haul finished vehicles


    Mahindra Logistics, the third party logistics arm of India’s Mahindra Group, has announced a joint venture partnership with vehicle logistics provider Indian Vehicle Carriers that will give the 3PL direct access to transport assets for the first time. The partnership will be branded ‘2x2 Logistics’, and will aim to launch ...

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    Logistics and delays hampering Honda in Mexico


    Honda has reportedly faced issues with production at its new Celaya plant in Mexico because of problems affecting both the quality and supply of parts. A consultant speaking to Automotive News has also cited vandalism and hijacking for finished vehicle rail shipments as an issue.According to US Honda dealers in ...

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    PAM Transportation posts record profits


    PAM Transportation, an irregular route trucking company based in Arkansas, North America has reported record profits in the third quarter, 2014. Stronger freight demand and lower fuel costs helped PAM to reach its latest figures, with the company posting a net income of $5.06m, a 111% gain on the $2.39m ...

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    Gefco opens new hub in Frankfurt


    Gefco is investing in a new air cargo hub at Frankfurt airport, Germany, in a bid to strengthen its overseas network, made up of over 80 hubs and depots around the world. The new air cargo hub will provide Gefco’s customers with multiple air routes and service options. Frankfurt airport ...

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    Rhenus announces partnership with Milsped


    Rhenus Logistics, part of Germany’s Rhenus Group, has announced a partnership with Milsped, a Balkan logistics operator. Rhenus will be expanding its European operations further with the latest announcement, which follows last week’s partnership deal with Transdanubia, an Austrian logistics company. A spokesperson for Rhenus told Automotive Logistics, “Rhenus has ...

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    Waberer's establishes British subsidiary


    Waberer's, a Hungarian road transport operator, has established a subsidiary in Felixstowe, Suffolk, UK.Felixstowe is home to the largest container port in the United Kingdom, making it suitable for Waberer’s strategic requirements.Although Waberer's is only now establishing a subsidiary in the UK, it has been working in the UK and ...

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    Rhenus announces partnership with Transdanubia


    Rhenus Logistics, a UK-based import/export freight forwarder with 11 facilities across England, Scotland and Ireland, has recently announced a new partnership with Transdanubia, an Austrian logistics company whose business includes distributing automotive parts throughout central Europe. The announcement will see Rhenus expanding its market presence in Austria, by working with ...


    Groupe CAT invests in anti-hail system in France


    French automotive logistics provider Groupe CAT has recently installed a new anti-hail system at its vehicle logistics centre in Batilly, eastern France. The system was designed by Euromet.At Batilly centre, which is close to a Renault plant, CAT now has one of the most extensive anti-hail logistics parks in Europe. ...

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    ECG Conference: filling in the delivery gaps


    As ECG 2014 came to an end in Amsterdam, a panel of logistics experts discussed their hopes and challenges for the future. Objectives centred around improving visibility and communication, with methods that include both technology and better relationshipsAlthough Europe’s recovery in vehicle sales has so far been small, the Amsterdam ...

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    PSA cancels rail shipments from Europe to Russia


    In a response to declining sales and production output in Russia, PSA Peugeot Citroen has cancelled its rail shipments of parts and knockdown kits from France and Europe to its factory in Kaluga, south of Moscow, the OEM has confirmed. A spokesperson from PSA told Automotive Logistics, "Production dropped to ...

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    ECG Conference: Regulation, regulation, regulation


    Brussels came to Amsterdam to discuss the potential impacts of upcoming European regulations, from sulphur restrictions to land transport weights and measures. Lawmakers stressed the need for industry, member states and EU bodies to work together better to shape policy.“Transport is the backbone of society” said Maximilian Strotmann, member of ...

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    Change on the horizon


    More than 200 delegates at this year’s ECG Conference in Amsterdam heard that sales and production in Europe are on the rise, but that both the economy and the industry suffer from considerable fragmentation.A market growing, but with wide variation, inconsistency and divergence; an economic region integrated, yet with conflicting ...

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    China announces logistics plan for 2020


    China’s government plans to have a new logistics system in place by 2020, by which time it forecasts industry growth in the sector will be 8% and will account for 7.5% of the country’s GDP. At the same time the government said logistics costs will be reduced by 16% against ...

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    French government indefinitely suspends truck toll


    The French environment and transport ministries have announced they have indefinitely suspended plans for a controversial truck toll, an already watered-down version of the so-called ‘ecotax’. The tax was designed to raise €500m ($638m) annually, but had drawn substantial criticism from the trucking sector. A number of environmental groups have ...

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    MetroGistics, PMTG, and McNutt will partner as ‘asset medium’ provider


    US vehicle logistics services provider MetroGistics is joining up operations and customers with trucking provider Precision Motor Transport Group (PMTG) and less-than-truckload service provider, McNutt Automotive Logistics. Both MetroGistics and McNutt will eventually merge to become a single company. The agreement will produce a mixed transport asset heavy and light ...

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    Daseke grows its high and heavy business with Lone Star merger


    Lone Star Transportation, which specialises in the road haulage of complex high and heavy shipments, has been merged with Texan rival Daseke for an undisclosed sum.Daseke also provides open-deck and oversize road transport services across North America and has a number of subsidiaries specialising in this sector, including Boyd Brothers ...

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    Gattoni to take over as head of Landstar System


    James Gattoni will take over as president and CEO at North American transport provider Landstar System from the end of December this year. He is replacing Henry Gerkens in the CEO role. Gerkens, who is also chairman of the board, will now serve as executive chairman of the board until ...

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    ATRI survey reveals top ten issues in trucking


    The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has revealed a list of the top ten critical issues facing the North American trucking industry, with the controversial hours-of-service rules for drivers at the top and still a major concern for the industry.ATRI has surveyed more than 4,000 trucking industry stakeholders for the ...

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    New UK trade association for driven vehicle delivery agents


    A new trade association for driven vehicle delivery agents has been set up in the UK. The Association of Driven Vehicle Delivery Agents (ADVDA) aims to bring quality, consistency and conformity to the UK vehicle delivery industry. In a year, British companies moves more than 1m fleet vehicles with individual ...

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    Skoda’s logistics recognised in Europe


    Skoda’s logistics system has won the ‘European Gold Medal in Logistics and Supplier Chain’ competition. The European Logistics Association (ELA) presented Skoda with the award for the efficiency and quality of the OEM’s international logistics system. Earlier this year, Skoda also won the award for the ‘Logistics Project of the ...