100 cargo owners have joined Peel Ports’ Cargo200 initiative, which urges exporters and importers to switch ocean freight from the south-east to the Port of Liverpool. Diageo, JCB, B&M, Jaguar Land Rover, Matalan, Bentley, Typhoo, QVC and The Real Good Food Company are just some of the businesses supporting the initiative.
The motor industry has always operated on a global scale, but increasingly manufacturers are developing integrated global infrastructures. Malory Davies examines some of the latest supply chain developments.
New technologies and shorter product cycles pose serious challenges for the motor industry globally. And, according to Garcia Sanz, procurement board member at Volkswagen: “In future, a key success factor will be a highly efficient global supplier network.”
Anyone can store goods – but it’s retrieving them efficiently that sets the gold standard, says Johanna Parsons
The British government has just launched the competition for rounds 3 and 4 of its Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative