All SCM articles – Page 11

  • FCA_rail

    ICL to handle FCA outbound logistics operations in North America


    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has chosen logistics management and IT provider ICL to manage its outbound vehicle operations across North America.The contract, which will officially start in August this year, will see ICL coordinating and overseeing the transport of Chrysler, Jeep, Ram, Dodge, Fiat and Alpha Romeo vehicles to dealers and ...

  • Toll_Truck_Warehouse

    Japan Post to buy Toll Holdings for $5.2 billion


    Supply chain provider Toll Holdings is being bought out by Japan Post for $5.2 billion. Toll, which is one of the largest independent providers in Asia Pacific, will be run as a division of the Japanese postal and logistics provider when the deal is complete in June, but will retain ...

  • APL Domestic 53 Foot containers at Port of Chiwan China

    Kintetsu World Express buying APL Logistics


    Kintetsu World Express has bought APL Logistics from its parent company Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) for $1.2 billion. The Japanese freight forwarder said the decision was based on its management priority to compete on a par with European and US competitors in the global market; as much as 70% of ...

  • PeterWeiss_FCA

    Weiss replaces Billiet in SCM role at Fiat Chrysler in Europe


    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has confirmed that Peter Weiss (left), currently vice-president of International Operations, based in Detroit, will be moving to a new role in Europe, replacing Luc Billiet, head of supply chain management in the EMEA region at FCA.

  • ceva warehouse

    Ceva expands in Canada with facility in Richmond, BC


    Ceva Logistics is expanding its operations in Canada with a move to a new 5,000 sq.m facility in Richmond, British Colombia that will provide air and ground freight management, and consolidation services, for a range of industries, including the automotive aftermarket. The company is moving to the new location on ...

  • IAP+Brunswick_+Hyundai+Genesis

    IAP reaches 5m milestone for vehicle handling at Brunswick port


    International Auto Processing (IAP), which provides vehicle processing services at the US port of Brunswick, has handled its 5 millionth vehicle at the Colonel's Island terminal. The milestone vehicle was a silver Hyundai Genesis and was delivered to the port aboard the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics vessel, Isolde.As well as Hyundai-Kia, ...

  • VDAOpelaward

    Opel wins 2015 VDA Logistics Award


    Opel has won the 2015 VDA Logistics award for its ‘order slotting’ application.This is the eighth year that the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) has presented an award to a company for an example of an intelligent logistics system that can serve as a model for other players ...

  • Norbert-Dentressangle-secures-multi-million-renewal-with-JCB

    JCB renews aftermarket contract with Norbert Dentressangle


    Construction equipment maker JCB has extended its aftermarket contract in the UK with logistics provider Norbert Dentressangle (ND) for another three years. The multi-million pound contract involves delivery to a network for more than 100 dealers across the country.Operating five nights a week, ND makes evening collections of stock ...

  • DavidMayo_Chep

    Mayo moves to VP role at Chep in Europe


    David Mayo has taken up a new role at pallet and container pooling provider, Chep, as vice president, Europe for Automotive and Industrial Solutions.He moves from his previous role at Chep as director of market development in the Chep Equipment Pooling Systems division and will now be responsible for leading ...

  • David Kneisler_Dana_AIAG

    AIAG elects Kneisler to chairman role


    The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) has elected David Kneisler (left) as its new chairman, replacing John Batchik. Kniesler is vice president of global quality at Dana Holding, a leading powertrain components supplier. He has been on the AIAG board since 2006 and for the past four years has served ...

  • Reinhard Just Schenker

    Just retirement leads to shake up at Schenker


    Reinhard Just, board member for DB Schenker’s Land Transport division in Austria and South Eastern Europe (pictured), is retiring from the company in April this year after a 30-year tenure. During his time with the company, Just made a significant contribution to process optimisation in the Land Transport segment. Between ...

  • Titan-VNS

    Kamontus Nuansrisai moves to new position at Titan-VNS


    Kamontus Nuansrisai has been appointed to the position of transportation manager at Titan-VNS, and will be responsible for transportation activities across all operational areas. Nuansrisai joined the company in early 2014 as transportation manager for the Bang Pla Zone, after roles at Pioneer Air Cargo and DHL, where he held ...

  • Bluegrass supply chain

    Bluegrass Supply Chain Services consolidates business


    Third party logistics provider, Bluegrass Supply Chain Services (BSCS) is combining its three existing locations into one centralised warehouse and corporate office in Bowling Green, Kentucky.The move will bring an additional $5.185m to the region, provide an extra 160,000sq. feet of space, and create 55 new jobs. BSCS provides value ...

  • Sebastien Barth

    From racing track to automotive track and trace


    In the world of F1, the winning is as much down to what happens off the track, as on it. World champions take the podium on behalf of their teams: the mechanics, technicians and the all-important supply chain personnel who, time-critically, have to seamlessly get new nose cones from Brackley ...

  • HelenTu_Delphi

    Executive changeover at Delphi in Asia Pacific


    Last month saw a number of executive changes at automotive parts supplier Delphi. Eddie Wright, currently regional logistics director, Asia Pacific, for the company, has been promoted to global category director, Electrical/Electronic Components replacing Larry Graves. Wright is moving to Luxembourg to join the Delphi International Procurement Leadership team. Wright ...

  • TNTroadtrains

    TNT upgrade on German deliveries could benefit automotive aftermarket


    Global logistics provider TNT has upgraded its international service to Germany to provide guaranteed next-day delivery on shipments, including for heavier freight. The company said the upgrade will help companies, including those in the automotive sector, to achieve more efficient supply chains and services to Germany.“Improving service to customers is ...

  • Kalpesh Pathak II(new)

    Pathak takes on purchasing responsibilities at Fiat India; Chikhle moves to North America


    Kalpesh Pathak, assistant vice-president of supply chain management at Fiat India Automobiles (left), has taken on purchasing responsibilities for the carmaker, which were previously handled by Sudhir Chikhle.“I am now responsible for FCA [Fiat Chrysler Automobiles] group purchasing activities in India along with supply chain management,” confirmed Pathak. “I am ...

  • Peter Ward_UKWA

    Peter Ward moves to CEO role at UKWA


    Peter Ward is moving on from his role as commercial director and head of cargo supply chain at DP World London Gateway, to take over as CEO of the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA). His move to UKWA follows the announcement that Roger Williams will be leaving the role in ...

  • Johnson Controls Jeff Williams

    Jeff Williams takes on newly created role at Johnson Controls


    Automotive components and systems supplier, Johnson Controls, has elected Jeff Williams to the newly created role of vice president, Enterprise Operations and Engineering. He moves from his previous role at the company as group vice president and general manager, Product Group Complete Seat and Supply Chain, Automotive Experience.In his new ...

  • Steve_Taylor_Sovereign

    Sovereign appoints Steve Taylor as business development director


    Sovereign Business Integration Group, which provides industry IT and software services, has appointed Steve Taylor as business development director.The company said his appointment would continue to drive Sovereign’s success in its core markets, which include automotive logistics. As well as taking responsibility for IT services and software, Taylor will ...