All Service parts logistics articles – Page 19

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    Brexit: Are you ready for the impact?

    2016-11-04T12:03:20Z

    In light of the recent Brexit vote and looming technology advances, those in the UK’s automotive logistics sector would be well advised to take some bold decisions to prepare themselves for the future... Analysing trends and predicting change in the logistics industry has been relatively simple over the last few ...

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    Service parts distribution: Less distance, more speed

    2016-10-27T10:15:41Z

    Aftersales service is critical to a car buyer’s satisfaction and brand perception. We find out how OEMs are dealing with the growing pressures on North American parts distribution networks Identifying efficiencies in service parts distribution is a key issue for OEMs – servicing retail outlets is the primary goal of ...

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    DHL Supply Chain wins Toyota parts distribution contract in the UK

    2016-10-19T10:00:12Z

    DHL Supply Chain has been awarded a three-year contract to manage parts distribution and warehousing in the UK for Toyota. The contract will see DHL provide a range of aftermarket services, including distribution of approximately 200,000 lines each year to over 200 authorised repairers and retailers. Deliveries will take place ...

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    Kuehne + Nagel strengthens its ties with BMW

    2016-10-12T14:49:58Z

    Logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel has announced a deal to manage the BMW distribution centre in Wallersdorf, in Germany. More than 215,000 packaged spare parts leave the 35,000 sq.m complex each day. This is the second partnership between the two firms announced this year, with Kuehne + Nagel chosen back ...

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    UK summit report: Hoping for the best, preparing for the worst

    2016-10-10T17:33:04Z

    Given the UK’s vote to leave the European Union in June this year, discussions of ‘Brexit’ were bound to recur at the inaugural Automotive Logistics UK summit, which took place last week at Mercedes-Benz World at Brooklands, just outside LondonCarmakers need to recoup the costs incurred by the recent fall ...

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    Parts distributor Avept to build second facility in Indiana

    2016-10-04T17:44:04Z

    Pence: Indiana is a state that “works for logistics”. Photo: Gage Skidmore US-based powersports and automotive parts distributor Avept has announced plans to buy and renovate a 100,000 sq.ft (30,480 sq.m) facility in Brownsburg, Indiana. The $6.32m project will see the creation of 118 new jobs by 2019. Avept, ...

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    Michelin to build major tyre distribution centre in South Carolina

    2016-09-28T13:07:19Z

    French Tyremaker Michelin has confirmed plans to build a highly automated, $270m distribution centre close to Spartanburg, South Carolina to store and deliver tyres for passenger vehicles, heavy trucks and agricultural equipment in North America. The distribution centre will include five buildings representing a total of around 3.3m sq.ft (306,600 ...

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    Anu Goel moves to lead aftersales role at Volkswagen in the US

    2016-09-09T09:52:42Z

    Anu Goel has moved to a new role at Volkswagen Group of America (VWoA) as executive vice-president of group aftersales and services, overseeing the company’s aftersales strategy. More specifically the new role includes looking after vehicle and parts logistics, and also includes wholesale parts operations and customer relations.“This is a ...

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    The new industrial age – are you prepared?

    2016-08-15T15:02:07Z

    The impact of automation on society in general and on industry in particular – especially the automotive and logistics sectors – is growing, suggests Dr Julian Francis (pictured)In Britain and all over the Western world, large numbers of people feel the system is no longer working for them. Globalisation has ...

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    Hyundai Mobis begins operations at logistics centre in Belgium

    2016-07-26T16:14:26Z

    Hyundai-Kia’s parts division, Hyundai Mobis, has started operations at a new logistics centre in Belgium. The 56,000-sq.m centre in Beringen will serve as a hub for six regional distribution centres across Europe – in the UK, Germany, Spain, Italy, Sweden and Hungary. It will also ship parts directly to service ...

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    ZF and TRW to combine aftermarket organisations

    2016-07-20T09:51:57Z

    In a move towards further integration after its takeover of TRW Automotive last year, ZF is combining the two companies’ aftermarket organisations – ZF Services and TRW Aftermarket. The move, which will take effect on January 1st, will create the world’s second largest service organisation in the automotive supplier segment. ...

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    PSA expands aftermarket service as part of ‘Push to Pass’ strategy

    2016-07-06T10:19:57Z

    French carmaker PSA Group has launched a new aftermarket business that extends its spare parts offering for international customers. Being launched worldwide, it will include parts from a range of rival OEMs along with an expanded version of its own Eurorepar multi-brand range featuring 9,000 parts. Eurorepar Car Service is ...

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    UK aftermarket still growing

    2016-06-07T23:19:09Z

    UK motorists spend a collective £21.1 billion ($30.7 billion) a year on servicing and repairing their vehicles, according to a new report by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). There are more than 42,500 vehicle service and repair locations in the UK and the aftermarket is diverse and ...

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    Counterfeit Toyota service parts worth $1m seized in China

    2016-06-01T10:57:40Z

    Police in China have seized a consignment of fake Toyota service parts worth $1m, according to Australia’s Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI). The shipment, which was uncovered in Guangzhou on route for sale in Australia, consisted of 33,000 safety parts from 80 different part lines, including airbag and brake ...

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    CNH Industrial chooses Kuehne + Nagel for spare parts distribution in China

    2016-05-27T16:53:13Z

    Agricultural and construction equipment maker, CNH Industrial, has awarded a two year contract to logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel to manage its spare parts deliveries in Shanghai, China. Kuehne + Nagel said it will consolidate two of CNH Industrial’s separate business operations into one single distribution centre and deploy IT ...

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    The Supply Chain Conference: Debating what North American automotive supply chains need to be faster, smarter and tougher

    2016-05-25T13:58:43Z

    At the end of the first Supply Chain Conference in Atlanta, OEM and logistics decision makers discussed complexity, the supply chain mindset, environmental standards and the culture of change required to stimulate innovationAs the recent years of rapid growth begin to ease off, carmakers, tier suppliers and logistics providers operating ...

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    FedEx completes buyout of TNT Express

    2016-05-25T13:18:42Z

    Global courier FedEx has officially completed its takeover of European rival TNT Express following approval by European regulators in January this year. The buyout, which is worth around €4.4 billion ($5 billion), means FedEx adds a leading ground network distribution service for customers.FedEx will move its European headquarters to Hoofdoorp ...

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    Porsche moving to share VW’s PDC in Ontario

    2016-05-25T12:04:54Z

    Porsche Cars North America will lease part of a Volkswagen Group of America parts distribution centre (PDC) in Ontario, California, near Los Angeles, putting Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche parts under the same roof. The space became available after Volkswagen opened a PDC earlier this year in northern California, near Sacramento, ...

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    Supply Chain Conference executive report: A connection worth more than the sum of its parts

    2016-05-24T16:54:50Z

    The first Automotive Logistics Supply Chain conference explored the extreme complexity of production and service parts logistics across North America. Amid rising global and regional flows, opportunities for freight consolidation and new ways of collaborating across the industry emerged. Christopher Ludwig reports from Atlanta, Georgia.[sta_anchor id="1"]The growth in the automotive ...

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    Supply Chain conference: No less global than ever

    2016-05-24T11:12:04Z

    While investment in regional supply in North America is real, supplier and platform consolidation means that the continent is not cut off from global logistics links across inbound and service parts supply chains, writes Christopher Ludwig in Atlanta Despite the significant increases in local and regional manufacturing in North America, ...