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    Seat: A megatruckload of progress

    2017-03-30T21:32:54Z

    Seat’s supply chain leaders open up about rail infrastructure, the carmaker’s use of automation and its service parts networkIn this story... Seat's European network Multimodal and connected Aftersales in motionSeat has been emblematic of Spain’s automotive ups and downs over the past decade. It suffered badly during the country’s severe ...

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    What to watch in 2017

    2016-12-27T09:00:56Z

    The automotive supply chain could take several knocks in 2017 from rising protectionism and regulatory changes. Automotive Logistics consults its crystal ball to highlight some of the potential hotspots…North AmericaWhich way will Trump blow? There will be worries, especially in Mexico, about overhauls to Nafta or import rules, though it ...

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    Deliveries are feeling the crunch

    2016-07-27T15:07:04Z

    If you can’t get your product to market, every other competitive advantage is lost – a problem Europe’s OEMs could face as transport capacity tightens for moving finished vehiclesNew vehicle registrations across Europe have been rising, including double-digit sales increases in recent months across the EU. ACEA, the European carmaker’s ...

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    FVL North America conference: Kicking the hundred-year habit for car carriers

    2016-06-10T19:56:26Z

    The finished vehicle sector in North America has made some significant advances over the past few years in terms of bringing greater efficiency to the network. Despite that, it remains characterised by wasteful empty backhauls, which account for as much as 40-50% of mileage, according to some estimates.Some executives think ...

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    FVL North America conference: A mixed picture for vehicle haulage capacity

    2016-06-10T02:11:13Z

    Nissan's Lee Hansen (left) and FCA's Luca Kolcaj (right) suggested that US vehicle logistics capacity was mostly in balanceIt seems the perennial problem of finding adequate haulaway capacity in the US outbound vehicle sector has been solved, at least for now, if comments from executives at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles ...

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    Adampol supports classic car moves for the Tour Amical

    2016-05-09T14:41:54Z

    Polish car transporter, Adampol, has been involved in the transport of more than 250 classic cars for the Venice-Milan-Monte Carlo rally, otherwise known as the Tour Amical.The vehicles were moved from Antwerp’s two-day classic car event (ACCE), which ran between April 30th and May 1st . The ACCE is always ...

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    Belgian truck drivers protest against new HGV road toll

    2016-04-06T14:51:04Z

    Striking truck drivers in Belgium are blockading key transport routes in the south of the country in protest against the introduction of a new toll for heavy goods vehicles that some transport companies have said could add an estimated 8% to their operating costs.The toll, which came in at the ...

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    Jockeying toward on-truck delivery

    2013-04-01T15:46:57Z

    India's Volvo Eicher is debating whether to switch from truck-on-truck to using ‘jockey’ transport for moving its commercial vehicles.IN THIS STORY...The Jockey questionVolvo Eicher's distribution network and strategy Driver training and the case for jockeyTo drive, or not to drive, that is the question facing Volvo Eicher’s Vivek Dange. ...