South African truckers will hold a ‘Black Friday’ protest on July 12 to highlight a series of attacks across the country that has destroyed hundreds of vehicles and left dozens dead and injured.
The shift in demand from sedans to SUVs is adding to outbound pressures, including when it comes to damage repair. Here, Jim and Eric Gerencser explain how Nationwide Auto Services’ rapid response team ensures that vehicles are shipped out on schedule
Graham Little (pictured) has taken over as MD at emergency logistics provider Evolution Time Critical, replacing Brad Brennan, who is moving to join a newly-formed advisory board set up by Evolution’s parent company, Metro Supply Chain Group, on April 1. The Canadian third-party logistics provider acquired Evolution Time Critical back ...
Automotive transport and logistics provider Gefco has set up a dedicated mission control centre in Amsterdam, in the Netherlands, to manage emergency shipments worldwide within its freight forwarding business line.
Automotive Logistics is proud to announce the return of the Automotive Logistics Awards – Europe.
More than 1,000 vehicles were destroyed or damaged at the Italian port of Savona last week as storm flooding of the port’s automotive terminal triggered a fire that swept through the storage yard.
The start of September this year marked the point at which all new car registrations in the EU had to comply with the new CO2 emissions test – the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP). This laboratory test is designed to introduce more realistic and stricter criteria when assessing ...
Catastrophic flooding and landslides in the west of Japan have disrupted production and supply at some of the country’s leading vehicle makers.
The winners of the first ever Automotive Logistics Awards – Europe were revealed in Bonn, Germany, this week. During the event on June 12 – held on the eve of this year's Automotive Logistics Europe conference – former Opel, Fiat and BMW vehicle designer Chris Bangle handed out a total ...
Ford has resumed production of the F-150 and Super Duty pick-up trucks at its facilities in the US, following inbound supply chain disruption caused by a fire at its components supplier Meridian Magnesium Products earlier this month.
The real-world impact on Maersk’s business was immediate. A number of port terminals operated by the group’s APM Terminals division were forced to close, and when they reopened, staff had to do their best to manage operations the old-fashioned way: using pens and paper.
Construction equipment manufacturer JCB has adopted new software to better manage inventory at its main plant in Uttoxeter, UK.
The shortlist of finalists for the inaugural Automotive Logistics Awards – Europe has been revealed, with 73 entries competing in 14 different categories. The shortlist forms a cross-section of the industry’s leading carmakers, suppliers and logistics providers (see the full list of finalists here).
Graham Little has been promoted to deputy managing director at Evolution Time Critical, the emergency logistics provider. He moves from his role as head of business development at the company. Little joined Evolution Time Critical in 2007.
Time-critical logistics provider Expedite Plus has opened its first office in the EU in Strasbourg, France.
DHL Supply Chain has won a new contract with Ford for the movement of prototype parts from the carmaker’s suppliers to its research and development locations around the world. The logistics provider said it was now Ford’s global provider of freight management for prototype parts.
BMW GroupWolfgang Baumann, vice-president of parts logistics management, has been with the company since 1985 and spent most of his career in sales planning and commercial operations in Germany, before moving into his current role in service parts logistics in 2010. While he claims not to be a logistics guy, ...