Service parts logistics – Page 12

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

  • Andy Moses Penske Logistics
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    IT implementation: Touching the cutting edge

    2017-11-10T14:45:00Z

    Twenty years ago, parts of today’s automotive supply chain would have seemed like science fiction – plants keeping just a few hours’ worth of highly traceable inventory, unmanned drones being used to monitor site activity, glasses with computer chips in them, self-driving vehicles, and management systems that predict the future, ...

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    Mines of information

    2017-11-09T17:08:00Z

    Having invested over the past 20 years in data acquisition technology, the automotive industry is now casting around for ways to make sense of that data.

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    Groupe Cat confirms buyout of rival STVA

    2017-11-08T12:44:36Z

    Finished vehicle logistics provider Groupe Cat has confirmed it will buy rival company STVA from French state-owned rail operator SNCF.The confirmation follows reports in May this year that Groupe Cat was in exclusive negotiations to take over the company, which generated a turnover of over €320m ($370m) last year.Neither company ...

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    One box still does not fit all

    2017-11-07T15:23:00Z

    A look at automotive packaging developments over the past 20 years

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    Service parts part 4: Skills and service providers

    2017-10-27T14:50:00Z

    Have you changed your outsourcing strategy for service parts operations? As with other parts of the automotive supply chain, outsourcing strategies tend to vary by OEM, region and operation. Transport services, of course, remain outsourced, although some carmakers – such as Toyota on the west coast of the US or ...

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    Service parts part 3: Aftermarket operations and network

    2017-10-27T14:50:00Z

    20 years of change in automotive service parts logistics

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    Service parts part 2: Next-generation service

    2017-10-27T14:49:00Z

    Executives we spoke to… 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 ...

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    Service parts part 1: Moving fast towards the customer

    2017-10-27T14:48:00Z

    Twenty years of automotive service parts logistics

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    Schaeffler sets up separate aftermarket division

    2017-10-25T15:29:06Z

    Component supplier Schaeffler is splitting its automotive aftermarket business into a separate division to cope with increased demand, following what it called a “prolonged period of growth”. From January 1 st , the newly created Automotive Aftermarket division will sit alongside the established Automotive OEM and Industrial divisions. “These steps ...

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    Still breaking down barriers in automotive supply chains…

    2017-10-24T16:50:00Z

    What has changed in 20 years of covering the automotive supply chain?

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    IAAF highlights competition concerns in the digital car era

    2017-10-18T15:14:39Z

    The UK automotive aftermarket is the fourth largest in Europe and generates revenue of £21.6 billion ($28.7 billion), contributing £12.5 billion to the UK economy, according to figures compiled by analyst Frost and Sullivan in association with the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The non-franchise sector accounts for ...

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    Genuine Parts moves into European aftermarket with AAG buyout

    2017-10-18T12:07:52Z

    North American aftermarket parts distributor Genuine Parts Company is moving into the European region with the buyout of Alliance Automotive Group (AAG) for $2 billion. AAG supplies the aftermarket network in France, Germany and the UK and is the second largest parts distributor in Europe with 1,800 outlets. Its brands ...