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    ePOD – Delivering the future of proof


    Chrysler’s decision to mandate the use of electronic proof of delivery systems from this year has brought the process to the fore, but an industry standard may be required before everyone follows suit.At the beginning of February 2014, a new transport management system went live at Mobile Services, a UK-based ...

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    Weather hits inbound deliveries on both side of the Pacific


    BMW and Kia were forced to cancel shifts at their US plants last week due to adverse winter weather conditions in the Southeast. A storm warning was put in place on Thursday in the region, with snow and ice causing problems for parts deliveries and employees trying to get to ...

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    Con-way Truckload appoints Joe Dagnese as president


    Joseph Dagnese (right) is replacing Saul Gonzalez as president of Con-way Truckload, the full truckload division of parent freight transport and logistics provider Con-way. Dagnese moves over from one of Con-way’s other divisions, Menlo Logistics, where he was most recently vice president – International. He will now be based in ...

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    NYK not afraid to go local for logistics


    NYK Auto Logistics is that rarest of things: a finished vehicle logistics provider with a strategy scope and asset base that stretches into many different countries, including difficult emerging markets. But can it combine its myriad services effectively? An NYK ro-ro terminal in Shanghai With the exception of ro-ro ...

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    Mobile Services begins roll out of Vehnet TMS with JLR


    Mobile Services, a UK-based finished vehicle provider, has adopted a transport management system (TMS) designed by Vehnet, the transport and yard management IT provider. Mobile Services moves approximately 2,500 vehicles a week for customers including Jaguar Land Rover, Ford and car supermarket Motor Point. The Vehnet Advance TMS has now ...

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    Ryder appoints Gary Allen to supply chain engineering role


    Transport and supply chain management provider, Ryder System, has appointed Gary Allen as its vice president of Engineering. He will be responsible for overseeing the Supply Chain Engineering team and leading quality, programme management and engineering in support of the overall Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) organisation at Ryder.Allen will report ...

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    TNT Express reverses sale of Brazil domestic business


    TNT Express has decided to end the bidding process for the sale of its domestic operations in Brazil – TNT Mercurio – stating that it was “not possible to realise a transaction on acceptable terms”. It will continue to be managed as a separate business unit within TNT Express. Back ...

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    United Road appoints Anderson to new COO role


    North American vehicle hauler, United Road Services, has appointed Mark Anderson as its chief operating officer (COO) with immediate effect.The COO role is newly-created at United Road and Anderson will be responsible for the company’s daily operations. It is now the second largest car-hauler in North America, following its takeover ...

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    GTE Logistics delivers quarry trucks to Russia


    Russia’s high and heavy transport provider, GTE Logistics, has delivered four Perlini Equipment quarry trucks from Italy to Vladivostok in Russia’s Far East region. It is the first time that quarry trucks by made by Perlini have been delivered to the market in Russia. The trucks, which weighed 35 tonnes ...

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    Scania to deliver 1,500 trucks to UK


    Swedish truck and bus maker Scania has received orders to supply 1,500 Euro 6-compliant trucks to the UK in the single biggest order to date for the country. Transport provider Eddie Stobart and A.W Jenkinson Forest Products have placed the orders, which will be filled over the next two years. ...

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    Auto sector hit hard by US winter storms


    The record adverse winter conditions that hit the US and Canada at the beginning of this month, travelling from the Midwest through the north central states to the East Coast, have taken their toll on manufacturing facilities and automotive shipments during the last couple of weeks. Staff shortages and the ...

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    ​Poor vehicle sales hit India’s carrier market


    Poor vehicle sales have contributed to a bleak economic situation for India’s trucking market, as many carriers – including vehicle hauliers – are being forced to sell off portions of their fleet as many switch into “survival mode” during an industry downturn. Truck carriers have been hit with something of ...

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    United Road buys Waggoners’ auto transport division


    North American vehicle carrier and logistics provider United Road Services has bought the auto transport division of rival firm Waggoners Trucking, making it the continent's second largest car haulier behind Jack Cooper Transport. The deal was carried out by United Road and its private equity owners, Charlesbank Capital Parnters, ...

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    Gaining power through diversity in ASEAN


    Southeast Asian countries are intensifying their logistics networks to accommodate growth in sales and exports In this story... The Thai production hub Moving parts Finished vehicle exports Supply chain integration Malaysian changes Countries on the rise As automotive production rises in the Asia-Pacific region, Southeast Asia has emerged as ...

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    Gefco rolls out latest phase of TOSCA programme


    Gefco has announced the completion of the latest phase in its collaborative IT project with the implementation its Opteam software, which has been developed in conjunction with management and IT consultancy Cereza, and is designed to facilitate carrier management. Gefco uses the solution in 20 countries. It will be fully ...

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    Brit European enhances services with Mandata


    Vehicle carrier Brit European is using a transport management system (TMS) from transport and logistics software provider Mandata to improve finished vehicle services for customers including construction equipment maker JCB. Mandata works with a number of automotive logistics providers and Brit European has been using the company’s Manpack3 TMS technology ...

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    If you want a footprint in Russia, don’t run before you can walk


    Neovia and STS Logistics recently held a day of workshop talks in London, UK designed to provide international companies eager to set up business in Russia with the right insight into the marketFor companies wanting to establish a footprint in Russia, the priorities outlined at the advisory workshop on the ...

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    Road fee could hit Russian carriers


    From November 1, 2014 the Russian government is imposing a new fee on trucks exceeding 12 tonnes using federal highways in Russia, equal to RUB3.5 (US$0.1) per kilometre. The Russian highways authority said the move will not have a significant effect on the road transport of finished vehicles as the ...

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    Fresh strikes hit South Africa’s car industry


    Updated 27/11/13 to include additional comment. Transport workers affiliated with the South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (SATAWU) went on strike last Thursday (November 14) in Johannesburg, a move which could affect the local distribution operations of such OEMs as BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan and Volkswagen. Around 3,000 workers were ...