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    Daimler opens regional hub for commercial vehicles in Singapore

    2016-03-02T13:33:53Z

    Daimler has opened a regional centre in Singapore for commercial vehicle sales and services to 18 countries across the South Asia region. The Daimler South East Asia (DSEA) facility will support the sales and aftermarket demands for both Mercedes-Benz trucks, buses and vans and Fuso trucks and buses. "In South ...

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    Gefco hits 100% parts inventory accuracy with FCA in China

    2016-02-24T16:33:03Z

    Transport and logistics provider Gefco is managing the transport, warehousing and distribution of Fiat Chrysler Automobile's imported spare parts at its logistics distribution centre in Langfang, Heibei province, which opened in July last year. The 11,500 sq.m facility now stocks a full range of Mopar spare parts and is feeding ...

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    Blockade in Ukraine adds to transport problems between Europe and Russia

    2016-02-23T12:59:09Z

    The disruption to road freight shipments of cars and components between Russia and Europe has been exacerbated, with a recent blockade of trucks organised in Ukraine. According to Russia’s Tass news agency, Ukrainian radicals in the Transcarpathian region announced an open-ended action to block the transit of Russian trucks ...

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    Daimler Trucks North America opens PDC in Dallas to speed deliveries

    2016-02-22T11:25:36Z

    Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has opened a 25,500 sq. m parts distribution centre (PDC) in Dallas, Texas, that it said would improve parts availability in the region. The facility, which will be fully operational on March 1st this year, will distribute aftermarket parts for DTNA and subsidiary brands Freightliner, ...

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    Opel makes record investment in German spare parts facility

    2016-02-17T14:24:22Z

    GM’s Opel division is building a €60m ($66m) European spare parts distribution centre in Bochum, Germany, which it said would be ready for operation by 2017. It is the biggest single investment in spare parts logistics across Opel’s global business. The 95,000sq.m facility will stock more than 100,000 different part ...

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    BMW to expand UK parts distribution centre

    2016-02-02T17:51:53Z

    BMW’s division in the UK is expanding its Pineham regional parts distribution centre (PDC) near Northampton by 14,000 sq.m. The carmaker distributes parts to BMW, Mini and BMW Motorrad retailers throughout the UK and Ireland from the site, as well as globally for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. Last month the carmaker ...

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    Jan de Rijk buys out De Rooy Logistics

    2016-01-26T15:24:42Z

    Jan de Rijk Logistics has finalised its takeover of rival Dutch provider De Rooy Logistics, a specialist in transport, warehousing and value added services for the automotive sector. Jan de Rijk said the undisclosed acquisition would reinforce its automotive logistics activities for commercial vehicles service parts and create a basis ...

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    Jens Wollesen to take up contract logistics role at BLG

    2016-01-25T16:00:19Z

    German transport and logistics provider, BLG Logistics, has appointed Jens Wollesen to head its contract logistics division from the beginning of July this year. He also becomes a member of the board of management. Wollesen will move from his current role where he is member of the executive board at ...

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    Jérôme Lorrain to lead Ceva’s new Ground Transportation division

    2016-01-20T11:08:57Z

    Ceva Logistics has added a fourth business division to its operations that will focus on ground transport services and run alongside its existing air, ocean and contract logistics units. The new division will be headed by Jérôme Lorrain, who is taking up the position of chief operating officer (COO). The ...

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    BMW NA chooses Neovia Logistics for PDC labour services

    2016-01-13T16:05:40Z

    Neovia Logistics, a US-based 3PL and supply chain management company, has announced that it has entered into a five-year agreement with BMW of North America. The agreement will see Neovia providing labour services for the OEM’s US regional parts distribution centres in Stockton, California, and Minooka, Illinois. Neovia began working ...

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    Tamara Histand moves to Renaissance Global Logistics

    2016-01-13T12:40:35Z

    Tamara Histand, who was previously executive vice president of global automotive at Ceva Logistics, is to take up a new role with Renaissance Global Logistics as chief commercial officer (CCO). The role is newly created at the company and Histand will be responsible for business development and account management activities. ...

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    Kuehne + Nagel opens Singapore logistics hub

    2016-01-13T11:38:01Z

    Kuehne & Nagel has opened a 50,000 sq.m logistics centre in Singapore to support a range of industries in Asia. It is the logistics group’s largest-ever investment outside of Europe. The Singapore Logistics Hub will service multiple users and sectors, with a particular focus on pharmaceutical and healthcare companies operating ...

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    Sollers looks to export to the East

    2016-01-05T14:32:40Z

    Russian automotive company, Sollers, is looking to expand exports with its joint ventures, as it faces a continuing fall in domestic sales, recently disclosed plans reveal. According to the head of Ford-Sollers, Mark Ovenden, the OEM is currently evaluating the potential for exporting finished vehicles and components from its St ...

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    Volkswagen Depot Kassel part 3 : Saving space to grow

    2015-12-17T12:45:37Z

    Big Data and broader technological advances will play an important role in future parts procurement and logistics at Depot Kassel Dr Claus Wriebe tells Christopher Ludwig about inventory reduction strategies that will keep Kassel at the centre of Volkswagen’s parts supply chain for years to come For years, Volkswagen’s ...

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    Volkswagen Depot Kassel part 2: Mitten in Europa

    2015-12-17T12:16:52Z

    Pictured are the 420,000 sq.m set of OTC buildings in Baunatal, with part of the Kassel plant in the foreground As reflected in its main location, Depot Kassel plays a central role in the Volkswagen Group’s global service parts strategy, requiring flexibility as well as a high level of ...

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    Volkswagen Depot Kassel part 1 : The beating heart of service parts

    2015-12-17T12:15:04Z

    Dr Claus Wriebe has been working in Volkswagen's spare parts logistics for more than 14 years, and took over as head of Depot Kassel in early 2014 In a three-part report Automotive Logistics explores the scale and importance of the Volkswagen Group's colossal parts operations, centred around Kassel, Germany ...

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    DB Schenker Logistics to merge UK road services with Redhead International

    2015-12-16T14:33:27Z

    DB Schenker Logistics is planning to combine its road-based deliveries in the UK with UK logistics provider Redhead International in a new joint venture. The German company’s Schenker division will acquire a 75% stake in Redhead International in early 2016 subject to approval with competition authorities. It is expected that ...

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    Euro Car Parts opens 200th branch in UK

    2015-12-07T17:06:37Z

    UK aftermarket parts distributor, Euro Car Parts (ECP), has opened its 200th branch in Manchester, as part of rapid expansion plans in the country. ECP said the 5,500 sq.m facility, located at Moss Lane, will be one of ECP’s new generation hubs and would provide approximately 180 deliveries per day ...

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    US carmakers roll out CNG technology for inbound and outbound deliveries

    2015-11-30T09:24:51Z

    A number of carmakers in the US are working with their logistics providers and equipment makers in an effort to reduce carbon emissions in the inbound delivery of parts and the outbound delivery of vehicles. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Toyota and Honda have all recently unveiled trials on more environmentally ...

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    Honold opens logistics facility for Continental in Germany

    2015-11-17T13:10:18Z

    Honold Logistik has opened a 9,200 sq.m logistics facility in Handewitt, Germany, to handle goods for tyre and powertrain components maker Continental. The facility replaces an existing 6,000 sq.m facility that Honold had been managing for Continental since 2008, capable of storing 40,000 tyres. Since then, Continental has grown its ...