Christopher Ludwig kicks off Finished Vehicle Logistics North America 2022, where the industry came together to address improving ETA accuracy, managing built-to-order vehicles, ensuring capacity and managing cost rises.
Steve Center, COO of Kia America explains how vehicle logistics has become more important across the carmaker’s sales in the face of long vehicle waiting times and business model changes.
A new business model has transformed how executives view vehicle logistics, according to Kia America’s Steve Center and Nissan North America’s Chris Styles.
Eaton analyst Brandon Mason and RPM’s Sergio Gutierrez discuss how disruptions across the global supply chain are impacting vehicle logistics in North America.
Logistics executives from Ford, United Road and Kansas City Southern discuss how to help service recover across road and rail.
Nissan supply chain VP Chris Styles reveals how pipeline ordering has changed outbound processes in North America, and why improving vehicle delivery will determine manufacturing and product decisions.
Technology startups Seoul Robotics, Sphere and Degould share new possibilities for improving quality, increasing efficiency and speed across vehicle logistics.
Hear how Nissan is working Wallenius Wilhelmsen and Accelerated to lower its carbon footprint in vehicle logistics.
Dealers and customers, such as those from Volkswagen, want better visibility of vehicle orders – and OEMs and logistics partners must provide it.
SVP of sales Ray Mikiciuk says vehicle ETA is a top priority for Volkswagen Group’s dealer body in the US – and that is changing how sales work with supply chain teams.
Christopher Ludwig summarises key takeaways from FVL North America, where vehicle ETA, capacity and costs were major concerns, but so were finding practical ways to work together.
More predictable ETAs require advanced data analysis and continuous improvement, say Toyota’s supply and demand lead Kevin Austin and its vehicle logistics chief Manny Bansi.
Manny Bansi, responsible for vehicle logistics in North America, explains why the carmaker is putting so much focus on ETA and how it is impacting operations in transport and vehicle processing.
Glovis America and EV charging provider Chargie discuss how vehicle logistics facilities and providers should prepare for EV growth.
Glovis and Cognosos reveal how changing supply chain dynamics are putting more pressure on VDCs to improve processing scheduling and visibility.
The FVL gameshow is back with contestants from Nissan North America, Glovis America and Acertus.
Christopher Ludwig closes out the 2022 Finished Vehicle Logistics North America conference, which was the most important gathering of vehicle logistics executives in more than a decade.
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