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    Harring becomes Bridgestone’s logistics chief in EMEA

    2018-09-04T11:16:34Z

    Ulf Harring (pictured) has joined global tyre maker Bridgestone as chief operating officer (COO) for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He will be responsible for logistics, supply chain management and procurement, along with manufacturing, quality, IT, environment, and health and safety matters. He took up his new role ...

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    Work starts on Goodyear’s new automated tyre facility in Luxembourg

    2017-09-13T12:41:28Z

    Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company has announced plans to invest $77m in a highly automated facility in Luxembourg. The proprietary production process, named Mercury, being used at the facility will include interconnected workstations that use additive manufacturing to produce on-demand small batches of premium tyres. “Mercury addresses the increasing complexity ...

  • Westlake_opt
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    DSV secures distributor rights for Westlake tyres in Scandinavia

    2016-12-08T17:11:45Z

    Global logistics provider DSV has secured exclusive distribution rights for Westlake Tyres in the Scandinavian region. DSV has been using the tyre brand on its own fleet since 2012 and will now offer the truck and trailer tyres to all subcontracted hauliers and to the commercial vehicle market more generally. ...

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    Michelin picks Kuehne + Nagel to manage Polish warehouse

    2016-11-16T15:32:39Z

    Logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel has taken over the management of Michelin’s logistics centre in Warsaw, Poland as part of a global contract logistics ‘master agreement’ recently signed between the two companies. Kuehne + Nagel is bringing in a new warehouse management system and will use it to manage receipt ...

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    Michelin to build major tyre distribution centre in South Carolina

    2016-09-28T13:07:19Z

    French Tyremaker Michelin has confirmed plans to build a highly automated, $270m distribution centre close to Spartanburg, South Carolina to store and deliver tyres for passenger vehicles, heavy trucks and agricultural equipment in North America. The distribution centre will include five buildings representing a total of around 3.3m sq.ft (306,600 ...

  • Honda 26928_GL1800_Gold_Wing
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    Kumamoto earthquakes disrupt vehicle assembly across Japan

    2016-04-15T16:41:46Z

    [Updated 21st April] The two earthquakes that hit the Japanese island of Kyushu last week have halted operations at assembly facilities across the country, including Honda, Nissan, Toyota and Mitsubishi, and dramatically affected the tier supplier base in the region. The first earthquake, which was a magnitude 6.5, hit ...

  • Marangoni_Alpha
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    Ceva tightens its grip on the Italian tyre sector with Marangoni deal

    2016-04-15T11:46:25Z

    Marangoni Commercial and Industrial Tyres has signed a three-year contract with Ceva Logistics for the transport and distribution of its products throughout Italy. Marangoni specialises in the retreading of industrial, truck and earthmover tyres. Ceva will collect all Marangoni tyres for retreading and deliver them to the tyre manufacturer’s northern ...