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  • Nissan_Sunderland_Plant_production
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    Renault-Nissan and FedEx back to normal after cyber-attack

    2017-05-16T12:15:46Z

    Carmakers and logistics providers were amongst those hit by the cyber-attack that affected a number of global businesses, organisations and services over the weekend.The attack, which used a malicious ‘ransomware’ software product called WannaCry, hit companies and organisations in 150 countries across the globe, including Russia’s interior ministry, rail service ...

  • ShawnMasters_ProTrans
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    ProTrans adopts JDA Software tool to optimise transport capacity

    2017-04-12T17:38:27Z

    North American transport and supply chain management provider, ProTrans, has started using a transport optimisation tool from JDA Software to maximise capacity utilisation and delivery speed for its automotive customers. According to the company, the JDA Transportation Modeler is designed to provide real-time data on ProTrans’ delivery network and give ...

  • Steve Carlisle addresses the Society of Automotive Analysts
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    GM chooses Ontario for engineering and software development centre

    2016-06-15T12:56:04Z

    GM's Steve Carlisle, vice-president, Global Product Planning GM has said it will expand its engineering and software development work at a facility in Ontario, Canada. The Canadian Technical Centre will play a leading role in the development of the next generation of connected, autonomous and alternative-fuel vehicles, according to ...

  • doug_braun_kewill
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    Kewill to buy LeanLogistics from Brambles

    2016-05-11T12:09:17Z

    Logistics software provider Kewill has signed an agreement to buy LeanLogistics, the transport management software provider, from Brambles for $115m. Brambles specialises in the pooling of packaging equipment and associated services. The transaction is subject to standard regulatory approvals and is expected to be completed within 45 days, a spokesperson ...

  • BLG_Italia
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    BLG Logistics Solutions Italia opts for Inform’s CMS

    2016-04-12T15:35:06Z

    BLG Logistics Solutions Italia, a subsidiary of the German transport and logistics giant, has said it is better able to control vehicle turnover across the ports and inland compounds in which it operates in Italy following the deployment of a vehicle compound and distribution management system from logistics software provider, ...