Monday 18th Dec 2017 - Logistics Manager

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Motor manufacturers launch ethical sourcing initiative

Ten leading motor manufacturers have joined forces to set up a Raw Materials Observatory to identify and address ethical, environmental, human and labour rights issues in the sourcing of raw materials.

SMMT president calls for faster Brexit progress

Tony Walker, president of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, has called on the government to make quicker progress on agreeing a transition period following Brexit. 

Neovia to manage €180m automotive warehouse

Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket has chosen Neovia Logistics to both build and manage operations at a new €180 million aftermarket kitting facility in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

Ford picks DHL for prototype logistics

Ford Motor Company has awarded DHL Supply Chain a contract to manage the movement of prototype parts from suppliers to Ford’s R&D locations around the world.

Federal-Mogul picks K+N to run Budapest DC

Federal-Mogul Motorparts has agreed to a multi-year contract with Kuehne + Nagel to operate its new automotive replacement parts distribution centre near Budapest, Hungary.

DHL and Huawei launch IoT application

DHL Supply Chain has partnered with Huawei Technologies to launch a Narrowband Internet of Things application at an automotive site in Liuzhou, China. The application has been designed to facilitate and streamline yard management for inbound-to-manufacturing logistics.

BMW picks DHL to manage vehicle distribution centre

BMW Group has awarded Inside Track, DHL Supply Chain’s specialist automotive business, a three-year contract to manage its vehicle distribution centre in the UK and manage its vehicle preparation and refurbishment services at Thorne, Doncaster.

DHL trials car boot deliveries with Volkswagen

DHL is trialling a system for delivering parcels to the boots of Volkswagen Polo in a joint project with VW, which is deploying 50 cars fitted with the required equipment.