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    Egon Christ gets new role at Daimler outside vehicle logistics

    2015-07-15T11:08:52Z

    Egon Christ, Daimler’s long-term head of vehicle logistics at Daimler (pictured), is moving to a new role at the beginning of October this year as head of purchasing and F&E services (forshung und entwicklung – research and development). Christ will be rotating roles with Dr Monica Schmickler, who will replace ...

  • South Korea port cars
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    South Korea part 5: Complexity made simple at Pyeongtaek

    2015-07-15T08:01:18Z

    Still expanding during a period of relative stability or even decline in exports, Pyeongtaek-Dangjin port is also searching for terminal efficiencies Pyeongtaek-Dangjin port is South Korea’s largest for moving finished vehicles, with volume in 2014 at a record 1.5m total units, including transhipment, used and commercial equipment. That is nearly ...

  • 4. HYUNDAI GLOVIS PCC(name_GLOVIS CHALLENGE)
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    South Korea part 4: Full steam ahead

    2015-07-15T08:00:10Z

    A mix of carrier, 3PL, 4PL integrator and central logistics purchaser, Hyundai Glovis’s strength and expansion rely on third parties as well as Hyundai-Kia The rise of Hyundai Glovis has been the logistics parallel to Hyundai and Kia’s emergence as production and export superpowers. The company has solidified its position ...

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    China modes: No single way forward

    2015-07-14T08:00:48Z

    As the Chinese market faces slower growth, changing trade in ports, and the prospect of new trucking regulations, there is rising interest, as well as difficulty, in expanding rail and waterborne logistics China’s vehicle logistics industry is facing twin pressures. On one hand, the country’s production and sales of passenger ...

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    Ukraine emissions ruling will hit Asian imports

    2015-07-13T16:50:32Z

    From the beginning of 2016, Ukraine will stop importing passenger cars, knockdown kits and components that fall below the Euro 5 emissions standard. By 2018, the requirements will be raised to Euro 6. The move follows a recently introduced customs law by the Ukrainian government relating to the import and ...

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    Tamil Nadu set to become major Indian automotive hub

    2015-07-13T16:00:38Z

    L&T Ports, which operates at the Indian port of Kattupalli, has begun handling the export of finished vehicles for the first time. Consignments, which started in June, have begun with Fuso trucks and earth moving equipment built by Daimler in India, as well as cranes from Kobelco, which makes construction ...

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    Grimaldi builds MEX service and invests in Atlantic fleet

    2015-07-10T15:06:44Z

    Maritime logistics provider, Grimaldi, is improving the frequency of its Mediterranean Express (MEX) service with the addition of a fifth vessel, which will be deployed from early 2016. The company already has four con-ro and multipurpose vessels supporting the service. From September it has announced that the frequency of shipments ...

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    Editor's note: swimming with the current in South Korea

    2015-07-10T12:00:33Z

    South Korea is in a period of reflection and transition. Following decades of rapid expansion, the country is seeing a mix of slower growth with changing consumer and civic expectations. When I visited in late April, it was the anniversary of the Sewol ferry disaster, which left hundreds of school ...

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    Bulldog Hiway Express merges with Daseke

    2015-07-08T14:32:03Z

    US road hauler, Daseke, which specialises in open-deck and oversize road transport, is taking over rival open-deck and heavy haul provider, Bulldog Hiway Express. According to Daseke, the latest merger means it can offer the industry 2,800 tractors and more than 5,800 open-deck trailers to customers, including those in the ...

  • 3. HYUNDAI GLOVIS PCC at the Port of Pyeongtaek-Dangjin  01
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    South Korea part 3: From export champions to masters of logistics

    2015-07-08T13:02:47Z

    Some aspects of South Korea’s supply chain may come under pressure as logistics requires more value than just shipping constant high volumes Even if South Korea is displaced from its top-three spot on the global export podium, it will remain important for logistics. The country’s vehicle logistics are notable for ...

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    South Korea part 2: Widening the lens

    2015-07-08T13:01:15Z

    Market analysis: an increase in regional manufacturing is changing South Korea’s export production while premium imports become more popular within its borders With a relatively small domestic market, South Korea’s automotive industry remains highly export focused. According to Tsukasa Watanabe, lead analyst for Asia Pacific at PwC Autofacts, the ratio ...

  • 1. Seoul Skyline_han river
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    South Korea part 1: A history of transformation

    2015-07-08T13:00:10Z

    A relentless and often turbulent wind of change has blown through South Korea in recent decades, turning it from a low-cost industrial centre into a global technology and export powerhouse South Korea’s industrial renaissance began slightly later than the post-war booms in Japan or western Europe, however it has arguably ...

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    CMP signs deal with China’s BYD for electric bus deliveries to Sweden

    2015-07-07T14:35:55Z

    Port operator, Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP), will begin unloading electric powered buses at its terminal in Malmö, Sweden in November this year. The move follows a contract signed with Chinese vehicle maker BYD back in May. The first consignment will consist of seven buses that are destined for local passenger ...

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    Spain could produce 4m cars a year with more efficient logistics

    2015-07-07T11:45:45Z

    Spain’s car and truck makers’ association ANFAC is projecting that vehicle production in the country will hit 3m by 2017. At a recent presentation of its forecast and ‘3 Million Logistics’ initiative, attended by Spain’s minister for transport, Ana Pastor, the association said that with more efficient logistics in place, ...

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    Carlisle moves to CEO role at Paragon Automotive

    2015-07-07T09:00:40Z

    Paragon Automotive, which provides logistics services for new and used cars in the UK, has appointed Ian Carlisle as its new group CEO. He replaces Stephen Hucklesby who has moved to become chief operations officer (COO) for the group. Carlisle, who moves to Paragon from his role as non-executive chairman ...

  • Civic Type R
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    Honda to export Civic Type R from UK to Japan

    2015-07-06T10:49:19Z

    Honda’s new president and CEO, Takahiro Hachigo, has announced that volumes of the new Civic Type R – now being made at the company’s Swindon plant in the UK – will be shipped to Japan. The first deliveries to Japan will arrive in the third quarter of this year. It ...

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    Automotive logistics and the international production line

    2015-07-03T15:58:45Z

    Globally, the automotive sector is thriving. According to market data provider, Statista, international automotive sales are expected to have grown by almost 10m units between 2012 and 2015. Consumer demand for cars is growing and the challenge for manufacturers is, quite simply, to increase production while maintaining quality. However, with ...

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    Scania appoints Castello vice president of logistics in Latin America

    2015-07-01T10:11:17Z

    Fábio Castello has moved from his role as head of logistics at Scania’s Latin America division to take up a newly created role at the truck maker as vice president of logistics in the region. In his new position Castello adds responsibility for complete and semi-knockdown (CKD/SKD) kit operations to ...

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    Vehicle makers benefit from rail link to Krishnapatnam

    2015-06-30T10:41:04Z

    Carmakers in India with business in Bangalore (Bengaluru) are now benefiting from a new direct rail service between the city’s inland container depot and Krishnapatnam port on India’s east coast. The weekly service, which began in the middle of June this year, is being run in association with Concor, the ...

  • Daimler Trucks
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    Daimler Trucks increases export markets with shipments to Cambodia

    2015-06-29T13:20:13Z

    Following Daimler’s announcement last month that it will be increasing the number of regions to which it exports trucks from its division in India, the company has confirmed that shipments of its Fuso truck are now being sent to Cambodia. “The first vehicles have been retailed and delivered to customers,” ...