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    Disaster recovery: Prepared for the worst?

    2018-01-18T15:39:36Z

    As the scale of the destruction wrought by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that devastated Japan’s north-eastern coastline in March 2011 became apparent, managers within BMW’s purchasing function were asked if it would affect the company. Their answer? No – because BMW had no suppliers in Japan.But that wasn’t quite ...

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    Ford optimises aftermarket services in Thailand with Bangna-Trad PDC

    2017-11-15T10:38:56Z

    Ford has opened a parts distribution centre (PDC) in Bangna-Trad, Thailand, to more effectively support its growing dealer network in the country and also support demand in adjacent export markets.The carmaker has invested 100m baht ($3m) in the centre, which has 26,000 sq.m of storage space and can stock more ...

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    Production & logistics part 2: Questioning the future

    2017-10-25T09:44:00Z

    This article is one of a series of pieces celebrating Automotive Logistics’ 20th anniversary issue that together take an extended look at the way top executives feel automotive production and logistics have changed in the last two decades – and where they see them heading in the future.

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    Ford of Europe: A system of strength and complexity

    2017-10-09T16:53:00Z

    Dirk Willmann’s 25-year career with Ford has made him witness to the changing arc of the company’s supply chain in Europe and further afield, including more complicated material flows, new locations and footprint changes, as well as advances in technology.

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    Yusen Logistics opens new site in Myanmar for CKDs and finished vehicles

    2017-08-21T14:49:50Z

    Yusen Logistics has officially opened a logistics facility in Myanmar that will store and process finished vehicles for both domestic distribution and cross-border trade with Thailand. Yusen Logistics owns the facility and has a 50-year lease on the land. It is located in the special economic zone in Thilawa, Yangon ...

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    Mitsubishi becomes top exporter in Thailand

    2017-05-03T10:41:26Z

    Mitsubishi Motors has become the largest vehicle exporter in Thailand for the first time, according to results for the year ending March 31 st . The carmaker’s total export volume during the year was 309,915. The Laem Chabang factory – one of four plants it has in Thailand – ...

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    Siam Motors Industries sets up joint venture with JWD Infologistics

    2016-12-06T10:28:04Z

    Thai automotive parts maker Siam Motors Industries has set up a joint venture with logistics service provider JWD Infologistics to provide integrated automotive parts logistics services to customers including Nissan and Honda, in Thailand and the wider Asean region. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) area includes 10 nations: ...

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    K Line supports increased car imports in Australia with new route

    2016-11-28T17:58:24Z

    Japanese ocean ro-ro carrier K Line has added an ‘anti-clockwise’ service between Thailand and Australia to its existing ‘clockwise’ service. In a statement, the company said vehicle sales in Australia were currently strong and forecast to grow but that the market there was changing drastically as more vehicles were imported, ...

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    India conference: Ford’s 4PL model transforms its logistics

    2016-11-11T11:42:36Z

    Ford is transforming its logistics management and analysis in the Asia Pacific region as it rolls out a fourth party logistics provider (4PL) model across its inbound supply chains in India, Thailand and China, Ford Asia Pacific vice-president of inbound logistics, exports and customs operations, Amlan Bose (pictured), told those ...

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    Honda officially opens latest Thai plant

    2016-05-18T12:40:37Z

    Honda has officially opened its new plant at the Rojana Industrial Park in Thailand, following the beginning of Civic assembly there in March this year. The industrial park is in Prachinburi province, where the OEM has invested 17.15 billion bahts ($465m) in a 214,000 sq.m facility that will have an ...

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    BMW’s Thailand division to increase exports to China

    2016-04-13T11:36:51Z

    BMW Group Thailand is planning to increase car exports over the next two years to 10,000 vehicles a year. The majority of that volume will be exported from the firm’s Rayong facility to China, but some units will also go to Malaysia. Last year, BMW announced a 1.1 billion baht ...