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    Michelin renews contract with Ceva


    Tyremaker Michelin has renewed its contract with Ceva Logistics for the management of its 25,000-square-metre tyre warehouse at the company’s Valladolid plant in Spain. Under the three-year contract, Ceva will provide warehousing services, inventory management, picking and loading, as well as transport bound for Michelin customers, which include automotive manufacturers, ...


    Toyota Material Handling chooses PSA-built Proace for UK fleet


    Toyota Fleet Services has secured a contract with Toyota Material Handling UK (TMHUK) to supply the Proace medium-duty van for TMHUK’s national service fleet. It is the first major fleet deal for the Proace in the UK, which is built by PSA at its Sevelnord factory in northern France. TMHUK ...

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    Growth and other good problems to have in North American supply chains


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    Live streaming from US conference


    Lovett Hall, Henry Ford Museum played host to a fabulous gala dinner hosted by premier sponsor RyderFrom his Delta Airlines flight at 30,000ft, ICL president Patrick Donahoe watched live video streaming from the 2013 Automotive Logistics Global conference, which finished yesterday in Detroit. The event was our first to ...

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    ​South Carolina tipped as Hankook favourite


    Orangeburg County has been growing steadily as a hub of logistics suppliers in recent months, leading to speculation that South Korean tyre giant Hankook may select South Carolina as the site of its new US manufacturing plant. Since early 2011, the state is reported to have gained $5.1 billion in ...

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    Dynamic engineering


    The design of logistics networks can have a decisive effect on their performance and efficiency, but it is necessary for manufacturer and logistics providers to reengineer them as often as possible to gain the most efficiency.When companies decide how parts are going to flow from suppliers to assembly plants, or ...

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    How to choose a spare parts warehouse


    Warehousing is a critical part of spare parts distribution, with carmakers having to balance decisions on locations, size, providers, IT systems and picking technology.

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    ​GCS adds two more automotive customers to its Novorossiysk operation


    Logistics provider Global Container Services (GCS) is providing supply chain services for China’s Brilliance Auto and Taiwanese carmaker Luxgen through the port of Novorossiysk in Russia. In two recently-signed contracts, GCS will be transporting complete knockdown (CKD) kits along a 470km route from the port to assembly plants in the ...

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    ​Yusen warehouse widens footprint in Thailand


    Yusen Logistics has established its third warehouse in Thailand. The 40,000-square metre facility, at the Yusen Laem Chabang Logistics Centre, makes it the largest distribution centre in South East Asia. Operations commenced on 29th July. Laem Chabang is around 100km southeast of Bangkok, making it strategically positioned given that many ...

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    ​TX Logistik completes test on VW rail service


    European rail provider TX Logistik has completed a test run for a new service that could provide regular vehicle and parts shipments for Volkswagen Group between its Audi plant in Györ in Hungary and the Salzgitter engine plant in Germany. The trial run was carried out on behalf of Volkswagen ...

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    BMW battles supply chain disruption in aftermarket


    BMW’s spare parts supply chain in Germany is being disrupted by breakdown in its logistics programme ATLAS, which is causing delays to the delivery of replacement parts in the aftermarket. Around 10% of parts required are not immediately available in the group’s central warehouse in Dingolfing, Germany, a facility that ...

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    ​Tractor dealer Eagle Mark 4 opens warehouse in North Carolina


    Eagle Mark 4, which deals in aftermarket parts for terminal and yard tractors, has opened a new warehouse in Wilmington, North Carolina. The facility will provide over 1,000 clients with next-day ground shipping services on all yard truck part orders. The company said its truck yard inventory has grown by ...

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    ​Ceva starts operations at Singapore facility


    Ceva Logistics has announced the start of operations for its new facility in Singapore and confirmed that the facility will be able to support automotive business. It will be housed in the Tampines LogisPark, in the eastern part of the country, strategically located within easy access to the expressways, airport ...

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    UPDATE: Ford’s Steve Harley will lead European production changes as Grant Belanger takes over as head of MP&L


    Ford will have a new but familiar head of global logistics this autumn, as Grant Belanger returns to the US to replace Steve Harley, who will be leading projects to shift models from Belgium to Spain and Germany. *This story has been updated from its original version following an interview ...

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    India’s Hindustan Motors outsources Mitsubishi spare parts warehouse to TVS


    India’s Hindustan Motors has outsourced a spare parts warehouse to TVS Logistics Services that serves the Mitsubishi models the carmaker produces for the Indian market. The logistics provider will take over Hindustan’s parts distribution centre (PDC) at its Tiruvallur plant near Chennai. In a statement, TVS Logistics Services said that ...

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    Continental Tyres renews and expands contract with Norbert Dentressangle


    Continental Tyres has renewed its contract with transport and logistics provider Norbert Dentressangle in the UK for a further five years and has expanded the scope of logistics operation to include consolidation services. Norbert Dentressangle has been working with Continental Tyres since 2006, and its facility in the Midlands at ...

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    Thomas Vernier takes over Renault’s spare parts logistics


    Renault has appointed Thomas Vernier (left) as its new director of logistics for spare parts and accessories. Vernier replaces Francesca Gamboni (lower, right), who is taking on a new role at a non-automotive company this autumn. Jean-Marc Carlicchi has filled Vernier’s previous post as general manager for outbound logistics operations ...

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    ​Toyota will increase exports and localisation with second Indonesian engine plant


    Toyota Motor Corporation has announced the development of a new engine plant in Indonesia near the company’s assembly plants in Karawang, some 50km from Jakarta. The plant will export standard engines and boost the company's localisation in Indonesia. In this story... TMMIN's current assembly plants Indonesia's growth as key supply ...

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    Chrysler will take over logistics for Alfa Romeo in Russia


    Starting October 1st this year, Chrysler Rus will take over the logistic operations for Alfa Romeo distribution in Russia, as the Italian brand makes its fourth attempt to penetrate the market. Chrysler Rus, which is currently responsible for the distribution of Chrysler, Fiat, Jeep and Dodge, will handle vehicle logistics ...

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    Gefco develops in Brazil and Spain


    Gefco’s division in Brazil is opening a new office and depot in Minas Gerais state to handle parts movements and at the same time the company has announced new contracts with Volkswagen Group in Spain. Gefco Brazil’s new site is located in Contagem in the southeast of Brazil. The office ...