All Service parts articles – Page 8

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    DHL Freight expands Eurapid service in Europe


    DHL’s European road and rail freight division, DHL Freight, has expanded its Eurapid service to nine more terminals in Europe. The priority service is for less-than-truckload (LTL) inbound and aftermarket shipments of up to 2.5 tons and runs on a day definite basis. It was established in February last year. ...

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    Andy Weber moves to Panalpina from K+N


    Andy Weber is to return to Swiss transport and logistics provider Panalpina as head of Global Operations in January next year. He moves from his role as president of the Asia Pacific region for rival provider Kuehne + Nagel. Weber began his freight-forwarding career at Panalpina in 1982.A spokesperson for ...

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    Sukhbir Kapoor takes up VP role in Supply Chain at Euro Car Parts


    UK parts distributor, Euro Car Parts, has appointed Sukhbir Kapoor as vice-president with responsibility for Supply Chain and E-commerce. He moves to new role from his position as purchasing director at the company. According to Euro Car Parts, Kapoor will coordinate the company’s pan-European strategies and activities in supplier relationships, ...

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    Yusen opens multipurpose warehouse in Hai Phong


    Yusen Logistics has opened a multi-purpose warehouse in Hai Phong City, northern Vietnam, as part of its ongoing expansion in the country. The facility offers a full range of automotive services for inbound and aftermarket parts, as well as providing services for finished vehicle handling, confirmed a spokesperson for the ...

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    Volvo Trucks opens first PDC in Indonesia as demand grows


    Volvo Trucks is reported to have opened a $10m parts distribution centre (PDC) in Balikpapan, Indonesia to meet demand and reduce waiting times for service parts generated by the mining industry in the country.Last year the Kalimantan province, where Balikpapan is located, accounted for 80% of Volvo’s total spare parts ...

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    Denso opens Nashville facility as part of North American expansion plan


    Automotive systems supplier Denso is opening a parts distribution centre (PDC) in Nashville Tennessee as part of its plans to expand product development and manufacturing capabilities across the region.The Nashville facility – Denso Logistics Nashville Tennessee (DLNT) – represents an investment of $6.7m and covers an area of 15,300 sq.m.Overall ...

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    Ceva posts automotive wins while profit drops; reorganises global operations


    In its Q3 results, Ceva Logistics has reported that business wins in 2014 so far are up 20% year-on-year. New business in the Contract Logistics division has risen 19% and Freight Management wins increased by 20%, thanks to new automotive contracts in the last quarter. However, overall profits have fallen ...

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    Big changes ahead in the automotive aftermarket says VW


    Over the next five years the aftermarket landscape is going to change in some important ways as developments in areas such as 3D printing, telematics, e-commerce and collision avoidance systems influence customer expectations. That in turn is going to affect the intricate balance, on the part of the OEM, between ...

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    Emirates SkyCargo expands to Budapest


    Emirates’ freight division, Emirates SkyCargo, has recently launched cargo services to Budapest, the capital of Hungary.Budapest has one of the largest economies in Central and Eastern Europe, and Emirates SkyCargo is hoping to strengthen its operations in central Europe with the new service. The company has a network of more ...

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    Neovia provides aftermarket services for VW in Germany


    Neovia Logistics has opened a 52,000 sq.m spare parts and warehousing facility in Waldau, Germany that will provide pre-packaging, container handling and storage services in support of Volkswagen’s Genuine Parts and Service Division. It is sited near to the carmaker’s Kassel facility from where it distributes aftermarket service parts. The ...

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    BMW Brilliance centralises parts distribution with second Goodman deal


    BMW Brilliance Automotive, the joint venture between the German carmaker and China’s Brilliance Automotive, has signed a second agreement with property developer Goodman Group to expand its parts distribution facility at Langfang in Heibei Province by a further 12,270sq.m.The facility, at the Goodman Citylink development in the Yanjiao Economic Development ...

  • Barry Nielsen

    Recalls: whose responsibility is it anyway?


    With voluntary automotive recalls on the rise, it begs the question of who should handle what across the supply chain, including logisticsThe automotive industry has a higher percentage of voluntary recalls and product notifications than any other industry. In the second quarter of 2014 it was 100% and every notification ...

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    DHL Supply Chain to provide aftermarket services for Volvo in UK


    Volvo Cars has awarded a five-year contract to logistics provider DHL Supply Chain to handle its aftermarket parts warehousing and distribution to more than 120 of its dealers across the UK.Under the new contract, DHL will manage four shared-use local distribution centres. The company said that through changes to the ...

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    Iran Khodro doubles production in Iraq as transport costs drop


    Iran's main carmaker, Iran Khodro Industrial Group (Ikco), has reported that it has doubled vehicle production at its plant in Iskandariya in Iraq to 100 units a day. The carmaker said that sales had increased in part because of a drop in transport fees, which had a knock-on effect on ...

  • Richard Morgan Euro Car Parts

    Richard Morgan to join Euro Car Parts


    Richard Morgan is joining Euro Car Parts (ECP), automotive parts distributor, as supply chain director. Morgan has not come from an automotive background, but has held previous roles at Coca-Cola, Homebase, and Argos as supply chain director. In his new role, Morgan will be responsible for all logistics and inventory ...

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    India’s antitrust ruling could unleash spare parts market


    While spare parts have been widely available from a variety of suppliers in Europe and the US for many years, India and China has traditionally been a very closed market. However, all this could be about to change.Fines penalising carmakers in India for cornering the spare parts market may help ...

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    From the industry

    UPS study: what’s driving the automotive parts online shopper


    UPS has released a new study to help understand when shoppers might purchase pats online

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    Muñoz leaves Jaguar Land Rover for role outside automotive


    Eduardo Muñoz has left his position as global parts and supply chain director at Jaguar Land Rover to take up a new supply chain management role outside the automotive industry with chemical firm Sensient. He will be based in Granada in southern Spain.Jaguar Land Rover has yet to announce a ...

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    Integrated CNH Industrial will improve parts logistics


    *Updated 2 October with comments from Marco FranzaCNH Industrial has launched a project to consolidate the spare parts provided for the company’s 12 brands in an effort to increase standardisation, improve inventory management and reduce logistics costs. The initiative, called CNH Industrial Genuine Parts, has been developed by CNH Industrial ...

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    Counterfeit service parts in China on the rise


    A new report from Ipsos Business Consulting (IBC) warns that the market for counterfeit automotive service parts in China is set to grow, along with the country’s overall automotive industry growth.According to IBC, China's automotive components sector is set to achieve annual growth of 20% for the next five years, ...