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    Honda switches motorcycle parts hub from Algeciras to Barcelona


    During June Honda will move its main Spanish hub exporting motorcycle parts and components to North Africa from the port of Algeciras to Barcelona. The change was prefaced by the company's opening of a logistics centre at Santa Perpètua de Mogoda, close to the Catalan capital. The switch of ports ...

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    Federal-Mogul renames vehicle parts division


    Automotive parts supplier Federal-Mogul has renamed its Vehicle Components division as Federal-Mogul Motorparts. The division provides brands including Moog, Fel-Pro, Champion, Wagner, Anco and Ferodo, to the global aftermarket. It also provides vehicle braking, chassis and wiper components.Federal-Mogul markets its products through independent warehouse distributors and retailers throughout North America, ...

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    Supply chains: preventing a weak link


    It is more important than ever for both manufacturers and suppliers to have greater resilience in their supply chains so not to fracture the growth in British automotive manufacturing.Increasing volatility and uncertainty in global supply chains can cause traditional supply chain management models to break down. Natural disasters, socio-political unrest, ...

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    Nissan adds Indian PDC; plans Datsun dealerships


    Nissan has opened a parts distribution centre (PDC) outside Chennai in an effort to expand its service network in India to meet demand in line with the growth of vehicle sales in the country. Situated in the SKCL Industrial Park in Sriperumbudur Taluk, it brings the number of PDCs Nissan ...

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    Renault investing in Brazil PDC


    Renault is investing R$240m ($108.5m) to build a national parts distribution centre (PDC) in the city of Quatro Barras, Brazil, with the start of operations planned for the second half of 2015. The new facility will create 250 jobs, and operations will involve the movement of 200 heavy-duty trucks on ...

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    Ewals Cargo Care increases trailer fleet


    Transport provider, Ewals Cargo Care, is in the process of adding 600 Mega Huckepack XLS trailers to its fleet this month, in addition to the 250 it added to its service last year.The curtained trailers, which are manufactured by Krone and Schmitz, have been developed and patented by Ewals. The ...

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    Unipart Aftermarket Logistics takes safety award


    Unipart Aftermarket Logistics has won the British Safety Council’s International Safety Award 2014. The company was recognised “for its outstanding contribution in setting world class approaches to health and safety in the transport, distribution and motor trade sector,” according to the company. The announcement was made at a gala dinner ...


    Accavitti moves to oversee Acura at American Honda Motor


    Honda North America’s Michael Accavitti has moved from his role as senior vice-president of Automobile Operations to take up a new role as senior vice president and general manager of the Acura division for American Honda Motor. He will now oversee all Acura brand activities including parts and service, sales, ...

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    Record parts purchasing year for Honda NA; suppliers awarded


    Honda has reported a record year for parts purchasing in North America in 2013, spending in excess of $25.5 billion. It brings the amount the carmaker has purchased in terms of parts and materials in the country to more than $300 billion since it began building vehicles in the region ...

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    Toyota move will unite supply chain management in Texas


    Toyota’s decision to build a new headquarters in Texas for its North American corporate functions will bring together for the first time much of the region’s top management for inbound, outbound and spare parts logistics. Toyota’s chief executive and logistics managers expect that this proximity will allow for better collaboration ...

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    Berndt Buchmann appointed head of aftersales for VW India


    Volkswagen India has announced the appointment of Berndt Buchmann as its director of Group Service for VW Group Sales India, heading the aftersales sector.Austrian-born Buchmann replaces Dietmar Hildebrandt and will take up his new position on 1st May. His responsibilities will include overseeing parts operations for the carmaker, warehousing, technical ...

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    ​Advance Auto Parts expands in Jacksonville


    US-based aftermarket parts supplier, Advance Auto Parts, has opened its fifth facility in Jacksonville, Florida. The largest automotive aftermarket provider in North America now operates around 5,300 stores across the region.The new store provides parts, accessories, batteries and maintenance and is situated near Bojangles: an area reputed locally for its ...

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    Crimean car market facing collapse following supply cut


    The car market in Crimea is facing collapse because of an economic blockade that has completely closed the supply of vehicles and service parts to the troubled area.Supply lines to dealers in Crimea, which already have depleted stocks, stopped on April 22 (Tuesday) and the situation is worsening the prospects ...

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    Correction: UTi and Spain


    On p38 of the April-June 2014 issue of Automotive Logistics, in an article on spare parts logistics, there is a mistaken reference to UTi Worldwide pulling out of Spain. This was an error. UTi is still very much active in Spain. Indeed, it is among the logistics provider's strongest markets ...

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    Scania chooses DHL’s shared service for UK aftermarket


    In a three-year contract, Scania will use DHL’s ‘Auto Alliance’, a shared-user platform for spare parts distribution, to cover the Swedish truckmaker’s aftermarket operations in Britain and Northern Ireland. Dealers will be able to place orders at 19.30 for guaranteed pre-8am delivery.The operation includes both transport and consolidation activities, moving ...

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    Mobis to partner with Norbert Dentressangle for Hyundai delivery


    Mobis Parts Europe UK has announced a contract with Norbert Dentressangle for parts distribution to Mobis’s Hyundai and Kia dealerships.Mobis serves as the components sector of the Hyundai Motor Group and operates parts distribution to around 360 Hyundai and Kia warehouses. The deal will see Norbert Dentressangle make nightly services ...


    Expedite Plus widens footprint in China


    Canadian time-critical logistics provider, Expedite Plus, has expanded its services in China with the opening of a new office in Hong Kong and service centres in Shanghai and Beijing.Located at the CS Logistics Centre, Kwai Chung NT, Hong Kong, the company said the office will serve as a hub in ...

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    ASEAN aftermarket set to soar, says Frost and Sullivan


    Increased vehicle sales in Southeast Asia over the coming years are going to have a big impact on the development of the aftermarket in the region according to forecasts from consultancy Frost and Sullivan.New vehicles entering the ASEAN market will precipitate the rise in aftermarket operations and parts supply at ...

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    GM dealers start receiving ignition replacements


    Parts supplier Delphi has begun supplying GM dealers with replacement ignition parts this week, following the carmaker’s recall on vehicles with faulty systems that have been linked to a number of fatalities. So far the recall affects 2.6m vehicles worldwide sold between 2008 and 2011, and includes the Chevrolet Cobalt, ...

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    Bosch aims at 15% auto aftermarket growth in Middle East


    German component supplier Robert Bosch has announced a 15% growth target in its automotive aftermarket division in the Middle East for 2014. The announcement follows double-digit growth in the region last year and a 14% growth in revenue.Speaking at the annual Bosch Customer Convention in March, Andreas Bodemer, vice president ...