All Service parts articles – Page 6

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    JLR extends contract with Neovia for aftermarket services

    2015-05-20T14:09:34Z

    Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has extended its contract with Neovia Logistics for the provision of global aftermarket services. Neovia operates 12 facilities internationally for the carmaker, including a 130,000 sq.m facility in Desford, UK. Neovia said it would continue to provide JLR with warehousing along with a range of supply ...

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    Hyundai opens green logistics centre in Philippines

    2015-05-20T13:12:14Z

    Hyundai’s local division in the Philippines – Hyundai Asia Resources – has opened a new multi-million dollar logistics and vehicle preparation centre at Calamba, in the Laguna province. The 10-hectare Hyundai Logistics Centre (HLC) will store both finished vehicles and parts, with capacity for 2,400 vehicles. Imported vehicles delivered to ...

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    Mazda chooses Thailand as distribution hub for ASEAN region

    2015-05-20T10:11:39Z

    Mazda has opened a parts distribution centre (PDC) in Thailand and has designated the country as its main hub for ASEAN exports. The centre in Samut Prakan, in the Bangna district, has been set up by Mazda Logistics & Yusen (Asia), a joint venture between Mazda Sales Thailand and Yusen ...

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    VW opens PDC in Bangalore to enhance service to southern India

    2015-05-20T09:14:02Z

    Volkswagen has opened a regional parts distribution centre (PDC) in Bangalore that will serve 67 dealerships in the southern states with a one-day delivery time. The carmaker has invested $4.7m in the 5,000 sq.m facility, which was built in 10 months. It is working with logistics provider Kuehne + Nagle ...

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    Neovia now handling spare parts facility for HCME

    2015-05-13T13:00:10Z

    Hitachi Construction Machinery Europe (HCME) has signed a contract with Neovia Logistics for the management of its parts distribution centre in Oosterhout, The Netherlands. Neovia will also be handling distribution of spare parts from the warehouse to service centres in Europe, Middle East, Russia/CIS and Africa. The 53,000 sq.m facility, ...

  • BDA_Transport
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    BDA expedites replacement parts for Suzuki following recall

    2015-05-06T12:46:44Z

    Emergency logistics provider, Bespoke Distribution Aviation (BDA), has helped Japanese carmaker Suzuki solve a replacement parts problem on its Celerio model in the UK. Suzuki had to recall all of its UK Celerio models, which hit the market in February this year, following a test that revealed the vehicle failed ...

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    Ceva widens its footprint for automotive in Australia and NZ

    2015-05-06T10:54:45Z

    Ceva Logistics is building a new 166,000 sq.m facility at Truganina, west of Melbourne, that will provide services for the automotive sector, including for the handling of finished vehicles. It is the largest Ceva facility in Australia and is being described by the company as a ‘super site’. The company ...

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    XPO Logistics in deal to buy out Norbert Dentressangle

    2015-04-29T10:36:55Z

    US-based third party logistics provider, XPO Logistics, has entered into an agreement to buy Norbert Dentressangle, one of Europe’s main transport, forwarding and contract logistics providers, for $3.53 billion. The deal, which is expected to close in the second quarter of 2015, is estimated to increase XPO’s revenue to approximately ...

  • Michael Schaecher_JPG
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    Michael Schaecher leaves Ceva Logistics

    2015-04-27T14:16:07Z

    Michael Schaecher (pictured) has left Ceva Logistics where he was COO and executive board member in charge of air and ocean freight. Schaecher joined the company in April last year as COO for Global Airfreight and took on responsibility for Global Oceanfreight in November that year following the departure ...

  • Jacky Wang AL China 2015
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    What does the e-commerce boom in China mean for automotive logistics?

    2015-04-22T15:39:28Z

    In the West, online purchasing has sky-rocketed over recent years, with the Amazon effect taking hold. In the East, and in China, the view is a very similar one, but on an even bigger scale. Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant is now worth more than IBM, Facebook, and Amazon, after ...

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    Challenges and opportunities for automotive logistics in China

    2015-04-22T10:50:43Z

    “We look at the weather to see how we dress, so we should look at the macro-economic situation to see how we should do business. We should no longer resist change.” This was the key message from Zuo Xinyu, general secretary, China Automotive Logistics Association of CFLP at the recent ...

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    Menlo Logistics expands aftermarket activity in India

    2015-04-15T08:53:13Z

    Logistics, transport and supply chain services provider, Menlo Logistics, has moved its aftermarket spare parts activity in India to a bigger facility in Dharuhera, New Delhi. From there the company, which is a subsidiary of transport and logistics provider Con-way, said it will provide enhanced services at a 3,900 sq.m ...

  • Ford Telematics Satellite View
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    Ford launches fleet telematics system in UK with Telogis

    2015-04-14T13:50:49Z

    Ford is launching a real-time fleet telematics system in the UK with its technology provider Telogis for the carmaker’s commercial customers. Ford Telematics uses real-time information from Ford vehicles to give businesses insight into vehicle location, driver behaviour and fuel consumption, amongst more comprehensive data. Announcing the technology at this ...

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    Toyota part 5: take me to the water

    2015-04-10T12:01:20Z

    In the conclusion to this five part series on Toyota's North American service parts distribution, the company reveals how applying the Japanese principle of Genchi Genbutsu helped the carmaker to manage through recent labour disputes at the port of Long Beach An example of how TPS principles characterise business ...

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    FedEx will acquire TNT Express

    2015-04-08T13:31:37Z

    Two years after UPS was forced to abandon its attempted takeover of TNT Express on grounds of limiting competition in the European market , rival logistics giant FedEx has made its own all-cash bid for the company. Should the deal go through, the combined companies would be a particularly strong ...

  • GuangzhouDC_Daimler
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    Daimler opens ‘built-to-suit’ PDC in Guangzhou for aftermarket

    2015-04-08T13:14:05Z

    Daimler’s division in China – Daimler Northeast Asia Parts Trading and Services (DPTS), which looks after aftermarket logistics for Mercedes-Benz vehicles – has opened a 36,000 sq.m parts distribution centre (PDC) in Guangzhou. The company described the facility as ‘built-to-suit’, by which it means the facility was constructed to the ...

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    APL Logistics to establish regional hub in Sri Lanka this year

    2015-04-08T11:45:19Z

    Integrated supply chain provider, APL Logistics, has said it plans to establish a regional consolidation hub for South Asia in Sri Lanka by the second half of 2015. It will support APL Logistics’ existing cargo hubs in North and Southeast Asia and connect with as many as 18 container freight ...

  • Christopher Ludwig
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    Editor's note: virtually keeping up with customers

    2015-04-07T18:53:53Z

    In many sectors, logistics is being transformed by e-commerce, with brands connecting more to the mobile customer, who in turn demands order fulfilment as fast as you can swipe a screen. The effect this is having across the general logistics market is pretty staggering as companies compete to manage last ...

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    Aytaç moves to aftermarket role at Turkish joint venture Tofas

    2015-03-31T17:17:54Z

    Altan Aytaç (left) has moved from his role as supply chain director at Turkish carmaker, Tofas, to take up a new role as director of aftersales and spare parts. Aytaç joined Tofas, which is a joint venture between Fiat and Koç Group, back in 1992 and was initially part of ...

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    Toyota part 3: Reverse opportunities

    2015-03-30T12:01:10Z

    Toyota is exploring options for integrating remanufactured and recycled parts into its logistics network. Along with dealer distribution, NAPO is responsible for reverse logistics for the return of packaging modules, as well as collecting dealer part returns. However, with the growth in hybrid vehicles, Neil Swartz and his team are ...