All Service parts logistics articles – Page 15

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    Nissan and Mitsubishi to share spare parts resources in Japan

    2018-04-24T17:35:00Z

    Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors have arranged to jointly use a spare parts warehouse near Tokyo, Japan, and share a regional delivery network as part of efforts to work together more closely to reduce logistics costs.From October this year, the carmakers will share Nissan's 355,000 sq.m Sagamihara Parts Center, about ...

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    Finalists for Automotive Logistics Awards – Europe 2018 revealed

    2018-04-11T14:51:08Z

    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).The finalists were chosen from a large ...

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    Ford targets independent workshops with new UK aftermarket service

    2018-04-10T15:12:04Z

    Ford has announced a new aftermarket service called Parts Plus that will make it the first OEM to offer a full range of parts directly to independent repairers in the UK. The direct sales channel for trade parts is also a first for Ford globally.The company is planning to establish ...

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    Graham Little takes up new role at Evolution Time Critical

    2018-04-09T14:51:00Z

    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. The company said the move comes as part of a company-wide expansion following ...

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    Siemens to boost 3D printing in UK

    2018-03-28T12:17:49Z

    German technology and engineering giant Siemens plans to more than treble 3D printing hardware at its British operation, Materials Solutions in Worcester, opening up the possibility of serial production of printed parts.The company is investing £27m ($38.3m) in a new building, due to open in September, that will let Materials ...

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    Seko announces major expansion in Mexico

    2018-03-13T10:16:22Z

    Automotive logistics services provider Seko Logistics is enlarging its presence in Mexico by setting up operations in six locations alongside its new distribution centre in the country.As a first phase of expansion, the company is establishing offices in Mexico City, Monterrey city, Toluca city and Queretaro state, as well as ...

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    Krone opens new spare parts DC in Germany

    2018-03-02T10:46:13Z

    Krone Commercial Vehicle Group has opened a central logistics centre in Herzlake, about 35km from the Dutch border in north-west Germany, to meet current and future demand for spare parts from the commercial vehicle sector.The new distribution centre (DC) expands the service offering to customers throughout Europe and is a ...

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    Schenker adds to automotive services

    2018-02-27T16:17:51Z

    DB Schenker has announced plans to introduce 3D printing as well as storage and transport of lithium batteries to its core services for the automotive industry.The German logistics provider said it wanted to devote its energy to meeting the technological requirements of additive production and maintaining progress in the field ...

  • BMW MSTEP Career Training Center Opens on Camp Pendleton
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    BMW to train technicians on US military base

    2018-02-20T15:26:45Z

    BMW of North America will next week become the first premium automotive manufacturer to start training technicians on a US military base, according to partner Universal Technical Institute.The new BMW MSTEP (Military Service Technician Education Program) course on the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in California is intended for military ...

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    Porsche turns to 3D printing

    2018-02-16T11:06:15Z

    The division of German luxury car manufacturer Porsche dedicated to classic vehicles has started using 3D printers to produce rare parts that are only required in small quantities.With the Porsche Classic range consisting of around 52,000 parts, the potential for saving storage space and cost is huge, stated the OEM. ...

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    BMW renews contract with Imperial Logistics International in Germany

    2017-12-20T11:19:34Z

    Imperial Logistics International has renewed its contract with BMW for inbound logistics services in Germany for another six years.The logistics and supply chain services provider moves vehicle bodies and engine parts from BMW’s central production locations to other factories for assembly, as well as to external warehouses. It is currently ...

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    FCA opens $10.4m Mopar parts centre in Detroit

    2017-12-13T14:42:45Z

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has officially opened its new 46,450 sq.m parts distribution centre (PDC) in Detroit, Michigan, for its service parts and customer care brand, Mopar.The Romulus PDC, as it has been called, was built to address growth in sales and active part numbers by handling the fastest-moving parts ...

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    Cardone Industries to build parts handling centre in Texas

    2017-12-05T15:06:46Z

    US aftermarket parts remanufacturer Cardone Industries is investing $50m in a new 85,500 sq.m parts distribution centre (PDC) in Harlingen, Texas.The site, which is expected to be ready for operations by next summer, will be located near its manufacturing facility in the Harlingen Industrial Park. The company will manage the ...

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    ProTrans moves to bigger service centre in San Diego

    2017-11-29T10:39:04Z

    US third-party transport and supply chain management provider, ProTrans International, has moved to a new automotive parts handling facility in San Diego, California, that will support transport and border processing for goods in and out of Mexico.ProTrans has more than 2,000 sq.m in operational space there currently and said it ...

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    Jaguar Land Rover opens latest sales and service facility in India

    2017-11-28T10:29:29Z

    Jaguar Land Rover has opened a 5,200 sq.m dealer and service centre in Vijayawada, in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, that is being managed by Indian retailer Lakshmi Group.The ‘3S’ facility (sales, service and spares) is fed by the carmaker’s spare parts warehouse in Bhiwandi on the outskirts of ...

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    Maurer moves to head role at PE Automotive

    2017-11-15T15:29:58Z

    Commercial vehicle spare parts maker PE Automotive has appointed Ralf Maurer (pictured) as its managing director and chairman. He will take up the role at the beginning of March next year and moves from the management board of vehicle spare parts supplier, Europart, where he is responsible for inventory management, ...

  • Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket mit neuem Montage- und Verpackungszentrum in Sachsen-Anhalt (000A94D9)
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    Neovia to manage Schaeffler’s aftermarket kitting facility in Germany

    2017-11-15T12:15:51Z

    Automotive component supplier Schaeffler is investing €180m ($212m) in a 40,000 sq.m assembly and packaging centre in Halle, Germany, to support its aftermarket spare parts business.Once operational in 2019, it will be managed by third-party logistics provider, Neovia Logistics. Neovia will pick, pack and dispatch 40,000 different parts and components ...

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    Ford optimises aftermarket services in Thailand with Bangna-Trad PDC

    2017-11-15T10:38:56Z

    Ford has opened a parts distribution centre (PDC) in Bangna-Trad, Thailand, to more effectively support its growing dealer network in the country and also support demand in adjacent export markets.The carmaker has invested 100m baht ($3m) in the centre, which has 26,000 sq.m of storage space and can stock more ...

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    Summit report: Indian industry must turn reforms into progress

    2017-11-14T18:49:30Z

    Discussions at this year’s Automotive Logistics India Summit in Chennai may have sounded remarkably familiar to those who attended the very first conference a decade earlier: infrastructure deficits, underdeveloped connections, a lack of rail transport options, a fragmented logistics market, a highly bureaucratic and unproductive customs regime, and the proliferation ...

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    DHL secures contract with Ford for prototype parts moves

    2017-11-14T10:40:08Z

    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.Neither party would divulge the terms ...