All Service parts articles – Page 3

  • PaccarParts_Renton PDC
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    Paccar Parts opens aftersales PDC in Renton

    2016-05-04T15:40:04Z

    Paccar Parts, the division of truckmaker Paccar that distributes aftersales parts to Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF truck dealerships around the world, has opened a $32m parts distribution centre (PDC) in Renton, Washington. The 15,000 sq.m facility, which doubles the size of its previously facility, is supplying 76 prime dealers in ...

  • Gefco_warehouse
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    Gefco opens subsidiary in Serbia

    2016-04-27T11:36:31Z

    Transport and logistics provider, Gefco, has strengthened its regional position in Central Europe by setting up an operation in Serbia. The company is now providing services between the country and the European Union, Russia and Turkey, all of which have free trade agreements with Serbia. Gefco also said it is ...

  • XuGuangqing
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    China conference: Debating which way to go from here

    2016-04-26T15:53:16Z

    At the end of Automotive Logistics China 2016, held in Chengdu, industry decisions makers and experts discussed the importance of better logistics planning and engineering, reducing costs to stay competitive, and adapting to new technology. China’s growth continues to push the automotive supply chain and distribution network across the country, ...

  • EuroCarParts_Warwick
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    Euro Car Parts continues expansion in UK

    2016-04-20T15:32:45Z

    Euro Car Parts (ECP) has opened a 930 sq.m branch in Warwick, in the UK. The aftermarket parts distributor said the new branch would stock 15,000 lines and would provide deliveries within the hour to service centres in surrounding Warwick, Leamington, Stratford and Southam. It will be replenished by ECP’s ...

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    The Quiet Revolution and its impact on inbound and aftermarket operations

    2016-04-20T12:46:43Z

    Bill Bacon is managing director of automotive at DHL Supply Chain UK & Ireland The automotive sector is changing. According to a recent report by PWC, analysts believe the sector will change more in the next ten years than it has in the last 100. The biggest factor contributing ...

  • Automotive LOGISTICS (Chen Zhongwei)20160420-6334
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    China conference: New Silk Road gets back on the rails

    2016-04-20T11:17:12Z

    Updated April 24th to correct a quote misattributed to Gefco Long-distance rail freight between China and Europe is coming on apace, delegates at this week’s Automotive Logistics China 2016 conference, held in Chengdu, have heard. Over the past few years, the Chinese government has been ambitious in promoting its 'One ...

  • Marangoni_Alpha
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    Ceva tightens its grip on the Italian tyre sector with Marangoni deal

    2016-04-15T11:46:25Z

    Marangoni Commercial and Industrial Tyres has signed a three-year contract with Ceva Logistics for the transport and distribution of its products throughout Italy. Marangoni specialises in the retreading of industrial, truck and earthmover tyres. Ceva will collect all Marangoni tyres for retreading and deliver them to the tyre manufacturer’s northern ...

  • RebeccaSteadHonda
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    Rebecca Stead moves to network development role at Honda UK

    2016-04-13T13:19:12Z

    Honda UK has appointed Rebecca Stead (left) as its head of network development, responsible for cars, motorcycles and power product divisions. Stead, who has been with the carmaker for 19 years, moves from her most recent role as head of the corporate affairs and events team, after spending 12 years ...

  • bmw-motorrad_1200GS
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    BMW’s Thailand division to increase exports to China

    2016-04-13T11:36:51Z

    BMW Group Thailand is planning to increase car exports over the next two years to 10,000 vehicles a year. The majority of that volume will be exported from the firm’s Rayong facility to China, but some units will also go to Malaysia. Last year, BMW announced a 1.1 billion baht ...

  • BMW_Korea_PDC
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    BMW starts work on second parts RDC in South Korea

    2016-04-13T11:12:44Z

    [Updated 14th April] BMW is investing 130 billion won ($110m) in a second regional distribution centre (RDC) in South Korea to better stabilise the supply of aftermarket parts to BMW, Mini and Motorrad service centres across the country. The facility is expected to create 600 jobs. The new facility ...

  • Morelli_MAM
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    Morelli switches to MAM Software system for aftermarket repairs

    2016-04-13T08:51:24Z

    Aftermarket paint repair specialist Morelli Group is now using an online parts distribution and warehouse management system (WMS) from MAM Software Group, which it said would bring in greater efficiency to its operations in the UK. MAM Software is supporting the company with its cloud-based Autopart Online system along with ...

  • Engine
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    More than a name to change...

    2016-04-12T09:11:46Z

    What do automotive companies mean by ‘logistics’ and ‘supply chain’? Automotive Logistics looks at whether OEM and supplier organisations reflect the sector’s changing demands and technology The logic is clear: it doesn’t matter how efficient your factories and delivery networks are if they are churning out products nobody wants ...

  • FordPass vehicle controls
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    Ford part 4: The future of service

    2016-03-29T12:08:00Z

    From engaging customers through FordPass to predicting their maintenance needs via Service Excellence 2.0, Ford is evolving its approach to the aftermarket

  • Ford Transit Custom is the UK CV top seller
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    Ford part 3: Supply chain upgrades

    2016-03-29T12:08:00Z

    Ford is rolling out advanced global inventory and demand management tools in pursuit of greater efficiency in logistics and service

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    Ford part 2: Global strategies

    2016-03-29T12:08:00Z

    Ford intends to support dealers through its Professional Service Network, a proliferation of Quick Lane stores and extended parts retention.

  • FREDERIEK_TONEY Ford
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    Ford part 1: Always looking ahead

    2016-03-29T12:08:00Z

    In the first of a four-part feature, Christopher Ludwig talks to Ford Customer Service Division president Frederiek Toney (pictured) about changing times for logistics and providing global customer service

  • Covs
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    GPC completes trio of acquisitions with Covs Parts in Australia

    2016-03-09T14:56:45Z

    Automotive service parts distributor Genuine Parts Company (GPC) has bought Covs Parts from its parent Automotive Holdings Group (AHG) for approximately $26m (around A$35m). Covs Parts, which distributes commercial equipment and aftermarket automotive parts in the western part of Australia, has been taken over by GPC’s Melbourne-based division, GPC Asia ...

  • Crane Worldwide and Intertruck UAE
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    Crane Worldwide expands 3PL services for Intertruck spare parts

    2016-03-09T12:23:50Z

    Freight management and contract logistics provider, Crane Worldwide Logistics, has signed spare parts forwarding deal for an undisclosed sum with Intertruck Group, the Netherlands-based supplier of commercial vehicles and equipment. Under the terms of the deal, which began in February and will be in place for three years, Crane Worldwide ...

  • Gefco_Russia_Bykovo_compound
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    E-commerce, autonomous vehicles and their effect on the automotive supply chain

    2016-03-09T10:29:00Z

    Bill Bacon, managing director of automotive at DHL Supply Chain UK Ireland Increasing demand from motorists for a fast, efficient and personal service continues to put pressure on manufacturers and their supply chain partners, particularly in the automotive aftermarket sector. At the same time, huge ...

  • CindyBridgeman_Syncreon
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    Cindy Bridgeman moves to Syncreon

    2016-03-02T15:05:55Z

    Syncreon, the integrated logistics provider, has appointed Cindy Bridgeman to a newly created role as director of business development in North America. Bridgeman moves from Ceva Logistics, where she was global account director and handled business development for a number of large automotive companies in North America. Bridgeman has previously ...