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    Stephen Dean moves to Con-way Freight


    Con-way Freight has named Stephen Dean as its vice-president of sales. He will join the company, which provides less-than-truckload (LTL) services, on November 25 and moves there from Ryder Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) where he has been senior vice-president of sales, marketing and solutions management.In his new role he will ...

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    Jack Cooper receives approval for Allied takeover


    Following a successful bid for the acquisition of Allied System Holdings reported last month, North American vehicle haulier Jack Cooper Transport has received government approval to proceed with its takeover of the bankrupt rival carrier. The company expects to integrate the assets of Allied in December, following the customary business ...

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    Gefco enhances service for Mirgor


    Gefco has designed a new customised logistics service for Argentinean industrial supplier Grupo Mirgor, which it said will enable the automotive and electronics supplier to manage its national and international supply of parts more efficiently. Mirgor, which has been using Gefco services for a decade, makes vehicle air conditioning units, ...

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    Chrysler starts Cherokee deliveries


    Chrysler has finally begun shipments of the Jeep Cherokee to US dealerships from its Toledo North plant in Ohio. The Cherokee is replacing the Jeep Liberty but dealers have been waiting for the new vehicle for more than two months as the company worked on recalibration work to the vehicle’s ...

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    Better times ahead for European vehicle logistics sector


    With vehicle sales across the EU finally heading in the right direction, carmakers and providers cited the need for increased efficiency, cost reduction, and understanding government regulations as key to success in 2013 and beyond. The European finished vehicle logistics sector will get some much-needed relief as the automotive market ...

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    Caterpillar moves the earth for better distribution


    The volumes and logistics capabilities of the world’s largest maker of earth-moving machinery are intertwined with global growth and government investment in its US-baseMoving high-and-heavy equipment, such as construction machinery, is a tricky and costly logistics task. Many products are outsized, requiring dedicated facilities and special permits to travel on ...

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    Daimler's premium ambition


    Egon Christ (left), senior manager for worldwide vehicle transportation and logistics at Daimler, reveals how the OEM plans to get the best from its logistics providers as it ramps up global productionIn this story...Global premium takeoverLogistics as a commodityPlanning and purchasingSmoothing distributionHub-and-spoke successTracking performanceNew ideas for NAFTAStandards in ChinaAlready the ...

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    Growth and other good problems to have in North American supply chains


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    Adampol is prepared for Russian road tolls


    Russia's Ministry of Transport is planning to introduce 3,000km of toll roads by the end of 2016 to generate revenue for wide-ranging improvements to the country's road network, but existing weight and route restrictions are posing problems for those transporting finished vehicles, something of which Polish carrier Adampol and its ...

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    Better logistics could save Spain €500m says Anfac


    The Spanish Association of Car and Truck Manufacturers (Anfac) is continuing to call for improvements in the provision of logistics services as a means of boosting the competitiveness of Spanish industry, believing that by doing so the automotive sector could save an estimated €500m ($790m) a year.The latest annual report ...

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    Alcaline takes delivery of Cargobull trailers


    Pan-European haulier Alcaline has taken delivery of six new trailers from equipment supplier Schmitz Cargobull for the delivery of automotive parts throughout the UK and mainland Europe.The new trailers – S.CS Mega curtainsiders with Variosâ Top Technology – replace older models in Alcaline’s 120-strong fleet of trailers, all of which ...

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    Damage lessons from the field


    Carmakers are concerned about finding and repairing damage, but to prevent repeat errors it is necessary to have visibility of damage across the supply chain, and to listen to the story behind each and every incident.In the quest to improve vehicle damage inspection and repair processes, the 'real-life' experiences of ...

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    Gefco and Ford team up in UK market


    Transport and logistics provider Gefco has announced a new partnership with Ford. Under the agreement, the logistics provider will assume responsibility for multi-user, in-night distribution of parts to dealers across several UK regions. This is the first alliance of its kind to be implemented between the two organisations in the ...

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    UK relaxes cabotage restrictions for car transporters


    While the UK will lift restrictions of EU-operated trucks during two peak periods each year, the new law does not appear to open the door to a further liberalisation of controversial cabotage restrictions. The UK government will relax restrictions on car transporters from other European Union member states operating in ...

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    Cargolift to handle inbound for Renault-Nissan


    Cargolift is reported to have secured a contract with Renault-Nissan in Brazil to handle the transport of inbound parts from regional suppliers to Nissan’s factory in Resende and to the Renault facility in Pinhais. ​Operations to the Nissan plant will begin in October this year, and thereafter and at ...

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    The supply chain of the future


    In 2033 the supply chain will still use trucks, ships, planes and trains to move material, but the level of visibility will be intensely precise, believes Craig Simon, FedEx, President and CEO Supply ChainFor most of history, the supply chain that links the world together today would have been unimaginable. ...

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    Russian regulations risk delivery days and production


    Over the last three months, from the beginning of April to the end of June, Russia’s Ministry of Transport has had in force regulations on truck axle weights that have restricted the normal operating limits of ten tonnes and reduced them to between three and four tonnes.According to the Ministry, ...

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    WWL moves Volvo CE from Kaluga


    Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics has made the first delivery of inland high and heavy cargo in Russia in the form of tracked excavators for Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE). The first unit left Volvo CE’s new factory in Kaluga on Thursday last week for Moscow and units will also be shipped ...

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    Gefco develops in Brazil and Spain


    Gefco’s division in Brazil is opening a new office and depot in Minas Gerais state to handle parts movements and at the same time the company has announced new contracts with Volkswagen Group in Spain.Gefco Brazil’s new site is located in Contagem in the southeast of Brazil. The office will ...

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    US road carrier survey - clear roads up ahead


    Understanding current capacity;Driver recruitment;Survey results;IT investment;Used cars. A survey of vehicle hauliers in the US reveals most are investing in equipment, drivers and technology, but many are concerned about costs and regulation. The American car haulier industry has had a rocky decade. Even before the financial crisis struck the sector ...