Tuesday 13th Nov 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Automotive supplier closes two factories and DC

Schaeffler, the automotive component manufacturer, has set out plans to close its logistics centre at Sutton Coldfield along with factories at Plymouth and Llanelli, as part of a plan to move production to sites outside the UK.

Autonomous trucks viable within a decade

Over three quarters of road transport companies believe autonomous trucks will become a viable option on the roads within the next decade, according to survey by the International Road Transport Union (IRU).

Volkswagen pick Imperial to run packaging centre

Volkswagen has chosen Imperial Logistics to operate a new packaging centre at Wilhelmshaven, Germany, following the Group’s decision to despatch parts for Volkswagen, Audi, and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles via JadeWeserPort.

Motor industry faces production revolution

Shared mobility and automation are expected to drive a revolution in the automotive industry workforce and production by 2030, according to a study by PwC’s Strategy& consultancy entitled: “Transforming vehicle production: How shared mobility and automation will revolutionise the auto industry by 2030”.

CV manufacturing slips back

UK commercial vehicle manufacturing fell 1.6 per cent August to 3,685 units, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.