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    Mazda expands contract with Ryder in Mexico


    Mazda North American Operations is expanding its contract with logistics provider Ryder for the distribution of parts throughout its Mexican dealership network. In a contract that will run up to October 2011, Ryder will pick up parts from Mazda’s distribution centre in Olive Branch, Mississippi and take them across the ...

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    GM puts the squeeze on suppliers


    Once the biggest carmaker in the world, on Monday General Motors became the biggest-ever bankruptcy case filing for a US industrial company. The bankruptcy follows unprecedented sales declines in the US market, of which GM was hit particularly hard. The company has had losses over the last four years totalling ...

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    Nissan chooses NYK for inbound supply


    NYK Logistics has been awarded a new two-year contract by Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK) for inbound logistics services to its plant in Sunderland to support production of the Micra, Note and Qashqai. The contract was previously held by Ryder. NYK will deliver nearly 800 different parts to the plant, from ...

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    Logistics executives on the move


    Schenker Deutschland has appointed Dr Michael Kluger (pictured) as Member of the Management Board for Contract Logistics. Dr Kluger, who was most recently Group Director of Business Development at contract logistics provider Fiege Group, has also worked for Ford as Manager of Inbound Material Flow and Logistics Europe, and for ...

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    Key executives on the move


    Dr Karl Sommer is the new head of logistics at BMW. Johan Schuberthan has also moved back to the logistics department and will now report to Dr Sommer. In a separate move, Ralf Hattler (pictured) has moved to purchasing for the company. Paul Tay has been appointed as Vice President ...

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    Key executive news


    Captain Sam Judah, Managing Director of the UK’s terminal operator GBA Group (pictured), has been awarded an MBE for “Services to Business and to the Community in the East Riding of Yorkshire”.Following his 17-year career at sea, Captain Judah has spent 22 years working within the ports and terminals industry, ...

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    Ryder slashes automotive business


    By the end of 2009 Ryder will have pulled out of nearly half its automotive operations in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Europe and severely cut automotive-related activity in North America, putting more than 3,000 jobs on the line. The logistics and supply chain leader has announced a number of “strategic ...

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    Key executives on the move


    There have been some big names changing places in automotive logistics recently, with appointments at Ceva, Ryder System, APL and Kuehne + Nagel. At Kuehne + Nagel, Tobias Jerschke (pictured) has taken over responsibility for the company’s operations in Poland. He was most recently Director for Sales & Marketing in ...

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    Ryder celebrates its 75th anniversary


    Ryder System has celebrated 75 years in the transport and supply chain business at its headquarters in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Ryder Chairman and CEO Greg Swienton (pictured) was joined by 800 guests, including a host of dignitaries that included Former Florida governor Jeb Bush and Miami Dolphins player Nat Moore. ...

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    Key executives on the move


    The last few weeks has seen some big names changing jobs in automotive logistics, with appointments at Ford, Ceva, Panalpina and Ryder Europe.Grant Belanger (pictured), ex Executive Director of MP and L Ford, is now also the ex Director of Operations for Ford in South America. Effective October 1st, Grant ...