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    Record month for Subaru imports through the Port of Vancouver USA


    Subaru imported a record number of vehicles through the Port of Vancouver USA in October and is benefiting from balanced flows on road and rail into the country

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    How Lisa Kline is balancing Subaru’s logistics and achieving success


    Lisa Kline was appointed as vice president of planning and logistics for Subaru of America this year, and plans to lead the team to more success through a balanced logistics and distribution network. 

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    Subaru expands partnership with Kinaxis to improve forecasting


    The OEM hopes the partnership will help increase operational efficiency and optimise inventory.

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    Lisa Kline moves to vehicle planning and logistics role at Subaru of America


    Lisa Kline has replaced Matt Ritter as vice-president of vehicle planning and logistics at Subaru of America. Ritter has taken over as regional vice-president of the eastern region for the carmaker

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    Matt Ritter now leading vehicle planning and logistics at Subaru of America


    Matt Ritter (pictured) has replaced Troy Poston as vice-president of vehicle planning and logistics at Subaru of America. He will direct vehicle sales operations, including shipping, tracking and delivery to retailers, as well as all port operations, and inland and parts logistics.

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    Typhoon forces Subaru to halt production at Gunma


    Japanese OEM Subaru has suspended production for around a week at its Gunma assembly plant because parts suppliers suffered flooding and other damage as Typhoon Hagibis passed through the country. The carmaker shortened operating hours as the storm approached on October 12. The factory in Ota, about ...

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    Gerald Lee
    Vice President Vehicle Planning and Logistics
    Subaru of America

    Gerry is responsible for the Subaru vehicle supply chain from factory purchase order to delivery at dealerships. Gerry’s previous positions at Subaru include business planning, investments and finance. He has worked at Subaru since 1981 and his previous employers include Arthur Young & Co (Ernst ...

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    Subaru resumes production at Gunma after shutdown


    Subaru has restarted vehicle production at its Gunma assembly plant in Japan after a prolonged shutdown due to a possible defect in an electric power steering unit.The company, which ceased all production and distribution at the plant on January 16, also suspended new registrations of potentially affected vehicles for the ...

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    Subaru admits to inappropriate practices in its Japanese inspection process


    Subaru has confirmed that an internal investigation at its Japan-based production facilities has revealed inappropriate practices in connection with the final vehicle inspection process.The OEM said that among other things, its investigation had discovered cases where individuals were conducting final vehicle inspections prior to their formal promotion as final vehicle ...

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    Supply Chain Conference: Subaru transforms to lean at Indiana plant


    Carmaker Subaru has successfully transitioned to a lean process flow at its production plant in Indiana, in the US, in a major project with third party logistics provider Venture Global Solutions, ahead of the launch of the new Impreza model.“We needed to be able to change our production methods at ...

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    Subaru starts Forester CKD production in Malaysia


    Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI), the company that manufactures Subaru cars, has announced that it has, along with TC Subaru (TCS), a subsidiary of Tan Chong, started production of the Subaru Forester vehicle at the Malaysian assembly plant of Tan Chong Motor Assemblies (TCMA). The vehicles are being assembled from complete ...

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    Subaru расширяет завод в Лафайетт, логистическую поддержку оказывает WWL


    Subaru Северная и Южная Америка инвестировал недавно почти $140 млн в расширение завода в Лафайетте, штат Индиана, которое должно завершиться в будущем году и повысит годовую мощность предприятия на 100 000 до 450 000 единиц. В поддержку роста исходящих объемов Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) объявил об увеличении штата своих сотрудников ...

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    Subaru expanding Lafayette plant, with logistics support from WWL


    Subaru of America’s latest $140m investment to expand its facility in Lafayette, Indiana, which is underway and due for completion next year, will increase annual capacity by 100,000 units to 450,000. To support the increase in outbound volumes, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has just announced it will double its workforce ...

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    Subaru of Indiana wins reusable packaging award


    Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) has significantly increased the use of reusable packaging, and won the RPA’s 2015 Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award for its efforts, that have saved millions and had a positive environmental impact.SIA had an 89% usage rate of reusable packaging for North American supplier direct delivered ...

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    Port of Vancouver USA opens ‘the Trench’; Subaru to benefit


    The US port of Vancouver in Washington State has officially opened a $30m rail project designed to improve the flow of goods by train to and from regional locations along the West Coast and between Portland, Oregon, and Chicago, Illinois.Known as ‘the Trench’, the development, which began in 2012, aims ...

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    Subaru extends lease for operations at port of Vancouver to 2030


    Subaru of America has extended its lease at the US port of Vancouver until 2030 with two additional five-year options that could extend its tenancy there for a further ten years. The carmaker’s lease was due to have expired on August 31, 2020.The carmaker leases around 16 hectares from the ...

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    Steady makes a Subaru


    Subaru has doubled sales in the US over the past five years, by maintaining a well-planned, stable scheduling and logistics flow. Its top logistics team talks in depth about the carmaker's strategy for current and future growthSubaru has been on a tear for the last seven, tumultuous years in the ...

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    Subaru issues caution on Camry rumours


    Reports that Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA), the US-based subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries, will end its contract with Toyota for contract assembly of the Camry passenger car in Lafayette are premature according Subaru of America.US local press sources quoted SIA’s executive vice president Tom Easterday as stating that changes ...

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    Subaru opts for WWL at Brunswick


    Japanese carmaker Subaru has chosen Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) to manage vehicle import processing at the US port of Brunswick in Georgia. The logistics provider will handle processing for vehicles at the port’s Colonel’s Island ro-ro terminal, including accessorisation, pre-delivery inspection and preparations for truck transport to dealers. ...

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    Subaru adds Richmond to US ports


    From mid-June this year Subaru of America will start using the port of Richmond on the US West Coast for imports, making a third point of entry to the US for the company along with the ports of Vancouver to the north and Baltimore on the East Coast. The addition ...