Service parts logistics – Page 13

  • Denis-Manturov01
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    Russia to provide loans to foreign customers for export purchases

    2017-10-18T10:39:58Z

    Russia will allocate up to 30 billion roubles ($500m) in the form of soft loans during 2018 for foreign customers willing to purchase finished vehicles made in the country, according to industry and trade minister, Denis Manturov (pictured). The country’s Ministry of Industry and Trade is also planning to create ...

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    Third-party logistics: An ever-evolving partnership

    2017-10-17T16:06:00Z

    What's in a name?Dating from the 1970s, the term ‘third-party logistics provider’ (3PL) grew swiftly in importance and usage and was even seen as marketable at one time.Management consultants Accenture registered the term 3PL as a trademark in 1996, defining it as “a supply chain integrator that assembles and manages ...

  • Gill Devine_1_Syncron
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    Syncron forum discusses predictive analytics' role in aftersales

    2017-10-16T17:52:19Z

    Revenues from original automotive product sales have been shrinking for some time as customers keep assets longer but companies are embracing the latest technology to maintain a good aftersales service for the long-term financial viability of their businesses.Attendees at last week’s Aftersales Excellence Forum in London, UK, hosted by cloud-based ...

  • KAR_san-antonio
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    K-Line and Agunsa launch KAR Logistics to target rising vehicle imports

    2017-10-16T17:32:52Z

    Chilean multinational logistics agency Agunsa has teamed up with Japanese shipping firm K-Line to form a dedicated automotive logistics company, KAR Logistics.The new company, which will operate in Latin America, has been created to help meet rising automotive import traffic in the region, especially in Chile.In a press statement, Agunsa ...

  • Bo_shiju
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    Beijing Changjiu Logistics: Independence, investment and internationalisation

    2017-10-16T15:42:00Z

    Beijing Changjiu Logistics has grown to become one of the largest third-party providers serving the automotive sector in China, both for handling parts and especially for finished vehicles, of which last year it moved 3.08m. The company began its life in 1992 as Jilin Changjiu Logistics but registered as Beijing ...

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    KBRW providing aftermarket OMS support for PSA Group across Europe

    2017-10-11T16:15:17Z

    French carmaker PSA Group has chosen an order management system (OMS) provided by supply chain management expert KBRW to support aftermarket deliveries of out-of-stock parts to its Distrigo distribution hubs in Europe.Distrigo is PSA’s service parts brand, which was launched in Europe last year and the carmaker expects to have ...

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    Kuehne + Nagel running PDC for Federal-Mogul in Hungary

    2017-10-11T15:25:38Z

    Kuehne + Nagel has signed a contract to run a newly built automotive service parts distribution facility near Budapest, Hungary for Federal-Mogul’s aftermarket division, Federal-Mogul Motorparts. The parts distribution facility (PDC), which is located in Páty, will supply service outlets in southern, eastern and central Europe in conjunction with Federal-Mogul’s ...

  • P3 Sala Bolognese warehouse for Lamborghini-Ducati_CGI
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    P3 to build facility in Italy for Lamborghini and Ducati parts

    2017-10-11T12:52:11Z

    Logistics property developer, P3 Logistic Parks, has won a tender to build a 30,000 sq.m warehouse near Bologna in Italy for Lamborghini and Ducati. The logistics facility will be the central European storage and distribution hub for the sports car and motorcycle companies’ respective genuine parts. The facility is P3’s ...

  • PotterClock
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    Living in interesting times

    2017-10-10T13:14:00Z

    With the shadow of a hard Brexit hanging over the UK, the question of how it will maintain a competitive automotive sector into the next decade is harder to answer than ever…

  • VW_parts_india
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    VW expanding parts centre in Bangalore

    2017-09-20T02:25:43Z

    Volkswagen has expanded its regional parts distribution centre (PDC) in Bangalore, India with an investment of 12 crores ($1.8m). The recent work has enlarged the facility to 7,900 sq.m. The PDC, which opened in 2015 with an investment of $4.7m, now serves more than 100 VW Group dealerships across the ...

  • Sunny-Lu
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    Building trust with blockchain

    2017-09-19T19:16:44Z

    Car clocking is a trend that is on the rise, with HPI Check reporting that in 2016, one in 16 cars were affected, an increase of 20% from 2014.While EU legislation slated for 2018 will make the practice illegal in that jurisdiction, laws are unlikely to solve the problem. For ...

  • EV battery
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    KN launches lithium-ion battery logistics service out of Asia

    2017-09-17T23:30:08Z

    This year’s IAA motor show in Frankfurt, Germany was notable for the continued focus on vehicle electrification, with carmakers committing to more electric vehicle (EV) models and options in the coming years. Governments, meanwhile, from the UK and France to China, have recently announced plans to shift away from combustion ...

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    Work starts on Goodyear’s new automated tyre facility in Luxembourg

    2017-09-13T12:41:28Z

    Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company has announced plans to invest $77m in a highly automated facility in Luxembourg. The proprietary production process, named Mercury, being used at the facility will include interconnected workstations that use additive manufacturing to produce on-demand small batches of premium tyres. “Mercury addresses the increasing complexity ...

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    OEMs e provedores de logística avaliam danos causados pelo furacão Harvey

    2017-09-07T11:12:14Z

    Os efeitos devastadores do furacão Harvey nos EUA ainda estão sendo avaliados. O número de mortos já chega a 50, enquanto as estimativas são de que os danos excederão o valor de US$100 bilhões.A cidade texana de Houston parece ter sido a mais atingida, enquanto os portos e as fábricas ...

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    OEMs and logistics providers assess damage from Hurricane Harvey

    2017-09-04T15:10:53Z

    The devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey in the US are still being assessed. The death toll already stands at 50, while estimates are that damages will exceed a value of $100 billion.The Texan city of Houston seems to have taken the biggest hit, while ports and car plants were shut ...

  • BMW
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    BMW and Mini launch online parts stores in the UK

    2017-09-04T11:29:55Z

    New online stores have been launched for the BMW and Mini brands in the UK, allowing car owners to buy parts and accessories for collection at nearby dealerships or for delivery.By selecting their vehicle or entering their VIN number, customers can search for parts and accessories specific to their model ...

  • depaula Lynk and co
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    Rodrigo de Paula revelling in new Lynk & Co logistics role

    2017-08-16T14:42:58Z

    Former director of outbound operations at Volvo Cars, Rodrigo de Paula (pictured), has said he is looking forward to implementing a number of interesting projects and new ideas in his new role as director of logistics operations at Lynk & Co. The Brazilian national joined the carmaker in June on ...

  • Premiere bei Mercedes-Benz Lkw: Neu aus dem 3D-Drucker: erstes Lkw-Ersatzteil aus Metall
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    Mercedes-Benz Trucks uses 3D printing for metal service parts

    2017-08-02T12:43:31Z

    The Mercedes-Benz Trucks division of Daimler has printed its first spare part made of metal. The thermostat cover, which is produced in small numbers for older trucks and Unimog models, was 3D-printed from a die-cast aluminium alloy and has passed testing for original part quality, according to the truckmaker.The company ...

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    Further stark warnings issued over impact of Brexit on UK automotive sector

    2017-08-02T10:40:37Z

    The UK’s Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has warned that a sudden exit from the European Union in 2019 could knock the country’s production rate back to 2016 levels. Its warning was issued in the same week as separate analysis highlighting the risk of cost increases for the ...

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    LCVs recovering better than passenger cars in Russian market

    2017-07-28T17:09:40Z

    The light commercial vehicle (LCV) market in Russia is experiencing a better recovery than that of light passenger vehicles – though it will be some time yet before it achieves pre-crisis levels, Tatiana Hristova, manager CEE – European Light Vehicle Sales Forecast at IHS Automotive, has suggested. Speaking to Automotive ...