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    BMW starts work on second parts RDC in South Korea

    2016-04-13T11:12:44Z

    [Updated 14th April] BMW is investing 130 billion won ($110m) in a second regional distribution centre (RDC) in South Korea to better stabilise the supply of aftermarket parts to BMW, Mini and Motorrad service centres across the country. The facility is expected to create 600 jobs. The new facility ...

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    Morelli switches to MAM Software system for aftermarket repairs

    2016-04-13T08:51:24Z

    Aftermarket paint repair specialist Morelli Group is now using an online parts distribution and warehouse management system (WMS) from MAM Software Group, which it said would bring in greater efficiency to its operations in the UK. MAM Software is supporting the company with its cloud-based Autopart Online system along with ...

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    More than a name to change...

    2016-04-12T09:11:46Z

    What do automotive companies mean by ‘logistics’ and ‘supply chain’? Automotive Logistics looks at whether OEM and supplier organisations reflect the sector’s changing demands and technologyThe logic is clear: it doesn’t matter how efficient your factories and delivery networks are if they are churning out products nobody wants to buy. ...

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    Ford part 4: The future of service

    2016-03-29T12:08:00Z

    From engaging customers through FordPass to predicting their maintenance needs via Service Excellence 2.0, Ford is evolving its approach to the aftermarket

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    Ford part 3: Supply chain upgrades

    2016-03-29T12:08:00Z

    Ford is rolling out advanced global inventory and demand management tools in pursuit of greater efficiency in logistics and service

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    Ford part 2: Global strategies

    2016-03-29T12:08:00Z

    Ford intends to support dealers through its Professional Service Network, a proliferation of Quick Lane stores and extended parts retention.

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    Ford part 1: Always looking ahead

    2016-03-29T12:08:00Z

    In the first of a four-part feature, Christopher Ludwig talks to Ford Customer Service Division president Frederiek Toney (pictured) about changing times for logistics and providing global customer service

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    GPC completes trio of acquisitions with Covs Parts in Australia

    2016-03-09T14:56:45Z

    Automotive service parts distributor Genuine Parts Company (GPC) has bought Covs Parts from its parent Automotive Holdings Group (AHG) for approximately $26m (around A$35m). Covs Parts, which distributes commercial equipment and aftermarket automotive parts in the western part of Australia, has been taken over by GPC’s Melbourne-based division, GPC Asia ...

  • Crane Worldwide and Intertruck UAE
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    Crane Worldwide expands 3PL services for Intertruck spare parts

    2016-03-09T12:23:50Z

    Freight management and contract logistics provider, Crane Worldwide Logistics, has signed spare parts forwarding deal for an undisclosed sum with Intertruck Group, the Netherlands-based supplier of commercial vehicles and equipment. Under the terms of the deal, which began in February and will be in place for three years, Crane Worldwide ...

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    E-commerce, autonomous vehicles and their effect on the automotive supply chain

    2016-03-09T10:29:00Z

    Bill Bacon, managing director of automotive at DHL Supply Chain UK & Ireland Increasing demand from motorists for a fast, efficient and personal service continues to put pressure on manufacturers and their supply chain partners, particularly in the automotive aftermarket sector. At the same time, huge technological advances ...

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    Cindy Bridgeman moves to Syncreon

    2016-03-02T15:05:55Z

    Syncreon, the integrated logistics provider, has appointed Cindy Bridgeman to a newly created role as director of business development in North America. Bridgeman moves from Ceva Logistics, where she was global account director and handled business development for a number of large automotive companies in North America. Bridgeman has previously ...

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    Daimler opens regional hub for commercial vehicles in Singapore

    2016-03-02T13:33:53Z

    Daimler has opened a regional centre in Singapore for commercial vehicle sales and services to 18 countries across the South Asia region. The Daimler South East Asia (DSEA) facility will support the sales and aftermarket demands for both Mercedes-Benz trucks, buses and vans and Fuso trucks and buses. "In South ...

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    Gefco hits 100% parts inventory accuracy with FCA in China

    2016-02-24T16:33:03Z

    Transport and logistics provider Gefco is managing the transport, warehousing and distribution of Fiat Chrysler Automobile's imported spare parts at its logistics distribution centre in Langfang, Heibei province, which opened in July last year. The 11,500 sq.m facility now stocks a full range of Mopar spare parts and is feeding ...

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    Blockade in Ukraine adds to transport problems between Europe and Russia

    2016-02-23T12:59:09Z

    The disruption to road freight shipments of cars and components between Russia and Europe has been exacerbated, with a recent blockade of trucks organised in Ukraine.According to Russia’s Tass news agency, Ukrainian radicals in the Transcarpathian region announced an open-ended action to block the transit of Russian trucks from and ...

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    Daimler Trucks North America opens PDC in Dallas to speed deliveries

    2016-02-22T11:25:36Z

    Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has opened a 25,500 sq. m parts distribution centre (PDC) in Dallas, Texas, that it said would improve parts availability in the region. The facility, which will be fully operational on March 1st this year, will distribute aftermarket parts for DTNA and subsidiary brands Freightliner, ...

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    Opel makes record investment in German spare parts facility

    2016-02-17T14:24:22Z

    GM’s Opel division is building a €60m ($66m) European spare parts distribution centre in Bochum, Germany, which it said would be ready for operation by 2017. It is the biggest single investment in spare parts logistics across Opel’s global business. The 95,000sq.m facility will stock more than 100,000 different part ...

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    BMW to expand UK parts distribution centre

    2016-02-02T17:51:53Z

    BMW’s division in the UK is expanding its Pineham regional parts distribution centre (PDC) near Northampton by 14,000 sq.m. The carmaker distributes parts to BMW, Mini and BMW Motorrad retailers throughout the UK and Ireland from the site, as well as globally for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. Last month the carmaker ...

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    Jan de Rijk buys out De Rooy Logistics

    2016-01-26T15:24:42Z

    Jan de Rijk Logistics has finalised its takeover of rival Dutch provider De Rooy Logistics, a specialist in transport, warehousing and value added services for the automotive sector. Jan de Rijk said the undisclosed acquisition would reinforce its automotive logistics activities for commercial vehicles service parts and create a basis ...

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    Jens Wollesen to take up contract logistics role at BLG

    2016-01-25T16:00:19Z

    German transport and logistics provider, BLG Logistics, has appointed Jens Wollesen to head its contract logistics division from the beginning of July this year. He also becomes a member of the board of management. Wollesen will move from his current role where he is member of the executive board at ...

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    Jérôme Lorrain to lead Ceva’s new Ground Transportation division

    2016-01-20T11:08:57Z

    Ceva Logistics has added a fourth business division to its operations that will focus on ground transport services and run alongside its existing air, ocean and contract logistics units. The new division will be headed by Jérôme Lorrain, who is taking up the position of chief operating officer (COO).The services ...