All Service parts logistics articles – Page 22

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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 signed ...

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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 for ...

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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 Kuehne ...

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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 ...

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    BMW NA chooses Neovia Logistics for PDC labour services

    2016-01-13T16:05:40Z

    Neovia Logistics, a US-based 3PL and supply chain management company, has announced that it has entered into a five-year agreement with BMW of North America.The agreement will see Neovia providing labour services for the OEM’s US regional parts distribution centres in Stockton, California, and Minooka, Illinois. Neovia began working with ...

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    Tamara Histand moves to Renaissance Global Logistics

    2016-01-13T12:40:35Z

    Tamara Histand, who was previously executive vice president of global automotive at Ceva Logistics, is to take up a new role with Renaissance Global Logistics as chief commercial officer (CCO). The role is newly created at the company and Histand will be responsible for business development and account management activities.Renaissance ...

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    Kuehne + Nagel opens Singapore logistics hub

    2016-01-13T11:38:01Z

    Kuehne & Nagel has opened a 50,000 sq.m logistics centre in Singapore to support a range of industries in Asia. It is the logistics group’s largest-ever investment outside of Europe.The Singapore Logistics Hub will service multiple users and sectors, with a particular focus on pharmaceutical and healthcare companies operating in ...

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    Sollers looks to export to the East

    2016-01-05T14:32:40Z

    Russian automotive company, Sollers, is looking to expand exports with its joint ventures, as it faces a continuing fall in domestic sales, recently disclosed plans reveal.According to the head of Ford-Sollers, Mark Ovenden, the OEM is currently evaluating the potential for exporting finished vehicles and components from its St Petersburg ...

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    Volkswagen Depot Kassel part 3 : Saving space to grow

    2015-12-17T12:45:37Z

    Big Data and broader technological advances will play an important role in future parts procurement and logistics at Depot KasselDr Claus Wriebe tells Christopher Ludwig about inventory reduction strategies that will keep Kassel at the centre of Volkswagen’s parts supply chain for years to comeFor years, Volkswagen’s OTC in ...

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    Volkswagen Depot Kassel part 2: Mitten in Europa

    2015-12-17T12:16:52Z

    Pictured are the 420,000 sq.m set of OTC buildings in Baunatal, with part of the Kassel plant in the foregroundAs reflected in its main location, Depot Kassel plays a central role in the Volkswagen Group’s global service parts strategy, requiring flexibility as well as a high level of automation.Kassel/Baunatal ...

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    Volkswagen Depot Kassel part 1 : The beating heart of service parts

    2015-12-17T12:15:04Z

    Dr Claus Wriebe has been working in Volkswagen's spare parts logistics for more than 14 years, and took over as head of Depot Kassel in early 2014In a three-part report Automotive Logistics explores the scale and importance of the Volkswagen Group's colossal parts operations, centred around Kassel, GermanyManaging service ...

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    DB Schenker Logistics to merge UK road services with Redhead International

    2015-12-16T14:33:27Z

    DB Schenker Logistics is planning to combine its road-based deliveries in the UK with UK logistics provider Redhead International in a new joint venture.The German company’s Schenker division will acquire a 75% stake in Redhead International in early 2016 subject to approval with competition authorities. It is expected that Schenker ...

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    Euro Car Parts opens 200th branch in UK

    2015-12-07T17:06:37Z

    UK aftermarket parts distributor, Euro Car Parts (ECP), has opened its 200th branch in Manchester, as part of rapid expansion plans in the country. ECP said the 5,500 sq.m facility, located at Moss Lane, will be one of ECP’s new generation hubs and would provide approximately 180 deliveries per day ...

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    US carmakers roll out CNG technology for inbound and outbound deliveries

    2015-11-30T09:24:51Z

    A number of carmakers in the US are working with their logistics providers and equipment makers in an effort to reduce carbon emissions in the inbound delivery of parts and the outbound delivery of vehicles. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Toyota and Honda have all recently unveiled trials on more environmentally ...

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    Honold opens logistics facility for Continental in Germany

    2015-11-17T13:10:18Z

    Honold Logistik has opened a 9,200 sq.m logistics facility in Handewitt, Germany, to handle goods for tyre and powertrain components maker Continental. The facility replaces an existing 6,000 sq.m facility that Honold had been managing for Continental since 2008, capable of storing 40,000 tyres. Since then, Continental has grown its ...

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    Masternaut helps Andrew Page improve driver safety and efficiency

    2015-11-17T11:47:52Z

    Andrew Page, a distributor of automotive parts, tools and equipment based in the UK, reports that it has cut accidents and reduced speeding by 97% after implementing a telematics system from Masternaut, a provider of in-vehicle tracking and mobile workforce management software. The company implemented Masternaut Connect across its 900-vehicle ...

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    Ekol opens warehouse in Hungary

    2015-11-16T09:46:14Z

    Turkish transport and logistics provider Ekol has opened a new 10,000 sq.m warehouse in Hungary that will provide cross dock and contract logistics services for customers across a number of sectors, including automotive parts provider Robert Bosch.“From this building Ekol has the possibility to organise transport via road, rail and ...

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    Yusen Logistics opens parts warehouse in Indonesia

    2015-11-11T14:34:45Z

    Yusen Logistics has opened a 6,000 sq.m warehouse in Jakarta, Indonesia, that is providing storage and handling services mainly for automotive parts and materials. Yusen Logistics Solutions Indonesia said that its services include inventory management, distribution processing and cross docking, as well as milk run and just-in-time delivery services.Yusen did ...