Transforming inbound flows

Automotive Logistics

plant in São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo state, to establish a new truck assembly line and transform its supporting inbound logistics structure. The plant has a lot of inbound material coming in from Brazil and overseas.

Start Managing Your Inbound Freight More Effectively Today

Talking Logistics

It’s time to make inbound freight a priority and begin reaping the benefits of a program that creates win-win rewards for all supply chain partners. Unfortunately, few shippers make inbound freight a priority, and even fewer consider it a strategic supply chain initiative.

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Inbound Freight Optimization

Material Handling and Logistics

Kuebix has introduced SupplierMAX, a comprehensive inbound program designed to help increase the efficiency of inbound freight operations

Inbound supply chains subject to growing disruption

Automotive Logistics

The post Inbound supply chains subject to growing disruption appeared first on Automotive Logistics. Interruptions to the smooth flow of parts to assembly plants are becoming more commonplace, according to research from global insurance broker JLT Specialty.

Fueling Transportation Breakthroughs – Inbound Logistics

247 Customs Broker

The post Fueling Transportation Breakthroughs – Inbound Logistics appeared first on 247 Customs Broker. April 29, 2018 | Merrill Douglas.

Bombardier Awards Three-Year Inbound Logistics Deal

Logistics Business Magazine

Bombardier Transportation has awarded DHL Supply Chain a new three-year contract to manage its inbound to manufacturing logistics services. The post Bombardier Awards Three-Year Inbound Logistics Deal appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

Bombardier chooses DHL for inbound at Derby – Logistics Manager

247 Customs Broker

Bombardier Transport has awarded DHL Supply Chain a three year contract to manage inbound logistics to its train manufacturing site at Derby. The post Bombardier chooses DHL for inbound at Derby – Logistics Manager appeared first on 247 Customs Broker.

Vote for Penske Logistics as Top 3PL

Move Ahead

Inbound Logistics magazine is once again accepting votes for their annual 2018 Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards. Logistics 3PL 3PL Excellence Awards Inbound Logistics Penske Penske Logistics supply chain top 3PL

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Twinning talent with technology

Automotive Logistics

On the evening before the conference began, 14 awards covering every aspect of inbound, outbound and aftermarket logistics were handed out to carmakers, suppliers and logistics providers who were judged to have shown excellence and innovation.

Scania forced to suspend V8 engine supply

Automotive Logistics

News Home Page Regular story Tier suppliers engines industrial action supply chain Inbound parts scania truckmakerScania has been unable to fulfil customer orders for more than 2,000 trucks with V8 engines because of a strike at an unnamed supplier of cast engine components.

Digital lineside technology key to BMW’s 8 Series model

Automotive Logistics

News Home Page Regular story IT BMW Digitalisation inbound logistics Lineside logistics assembly technology virtual reality wearables

APL Logistics and ToolsGroup partner to bring demand sensing solution to retailers

DC Velocity

Two firms to bring a unified demand sensing, inventory optimization, and inbound logistics solution to the retail market. Technology

Put Your Automotive Logistics On The Fast Track To Success

Insight Into Action

In such a process-driven culture, inbound supply chain disruptions of component parts can have huge financial consequences for OEMs and suppliers alike. Crossdocking Warehousing and Distribution 3PL Vendor Managed Inventory Automotive Logistics Inbound Supply Chain

JCB adopts Apex system for better inventory control

Automotive Logistics

News Home Page Regular story IT Equipment makers Commercial vehicles Inventory Management warehouse management software Inbound parts JCBConstruction equipment manufacturer JCB has adopted new software to better manage inventory at its main plant in Uttoxeter, UK.

Ford to make second model in Craiova

Automotive Logistics

That has already significantly increased inbound and outbound operations, said Ford’s spokesperson, adding: “With the second vehicle coming now to Craiova, the current limitations of Romanian infrastructure raise a question mark on the overall competitiveness of our Romanian site.”.

Gefco reports gains in automotive beyond core PSA contracts

Automotive Logistics

Last year the company bought rail and compound assets from Rail Trans Auto in Russia to support exports to neighbouring countries, developed inbound logistics services for its customers in Iran and created a strategy for regionally focused fleet operations in the finished vehicle sector.

Automotive sequencing: getting the balance right

Insight Into Action

3PL Automotive Logistics Inbound Supply Chain sequencing automotive sequencing JIT just in time just in sequence OEM Electronic Data Interchange automotive industryWhen people ask me to explain the concept of sequencing in automotive logistics, I remind them of that famous quote by comedy genius Eric Morecambe who said: “I am playing all the right notes, but not necessarily in the right order.” I then explain that sequencing is the exact opposite.

PSA to move engine production closer to assembly plants

Automotive Logistics

News Home Page Regular story Inbound assembly production engines PSA GroupFrench carmaker PSA Group is to reorganise operations across Europe to boost regional competitiveness by improving the performance of its powertrain plants.

Settling into steady growth

Automotive Logistics

News Home Page Intelligence Hero story Inbound Road Rail IT finished vehicle logistics Containers regulation China Trade trailers One Belt One Road software big dataChina has the biggest car market in the world and is expected to make 25.3m vehicles this year. The city of Chengdu has 4.5m

Port of Long Beach looking forward to Lunar New Year

Logistics Management

"Year of the Dog," was ushered in by a significant surge in inbound ocean carrier calls

Bringg Selected as Top 100 Logistics IT Provider

Bringg

Each year, Inbound Logistics magazine develops a list of the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers and for the first time, Bringg has been added to this prestigious industry list. Source:Inbound Logistics). .

Bringg Selected as Top 100 Logistics IT Provider

Bringg

Each year, Inbound Logistics magazine develops a list of the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers and for the first time, Bringg has been added to this prestigious industry list. Source:Inbound Logistics). .

Watch the Supply Chain Conference Live

Automotive Logistics

The Supply Chain Conference – North America’s leading industry forum covering the automotive inbound and aftermarket parts sector – takes place in Atlanta, Georgia, this week.

The Search for the Best Freight Rate Management Platform

Logistics Portal

The Search for the Best Freight Rate Management Platform With the recent 2017 Top Logistics IT Provider awards by Inbound Logistics Magazine, many new faces have emerged. With so many IT providers

Port of Oakland imports jumped 14.9 percent last month

Logistics Management

While ocean cargo gateways in San Pedro report record inbound throughput for the month the Port of Oakland notes that its containerized import volume increased by an astonishing 14.9 percent last month

Port of Oakland ag exports are up 42.7 percent last four years: but will that trend continue?

Logistics Management

exporters may face if retaliatory measures are taken in response to tariffs imposed on inbound goods from China The Port of Oakland issued a note of alarm about the consequences U.S.

Advantages of the Port of Oakland for Import Freight

West Coast and California Logistics

Just as Hollywood blockbuster films get more notoriety than independent films, the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach tend to get all the attention when it comes to the movement of inbound container freight to the West Coast. After all, these ports are the busiest in the U.S. and have set new volume records yet again in 2017. As with a well-crafted indie film, however, the Port of Oakland should not be overlooked.

Largest Shipping Ports in the U.S.

Logistics Portal

Container Ports Logistics Inbound Magazine has published the list of Top 10 U.S. Largest Shipping Ports in the U.S. Top 10 U.S. Container Ports. Container volumes in and out of East Coast ports are

Watch the Automotive Logistics Europe Conference Live

Automotive Logistics

Click here to find out more about the event , which will look at how to achieve innovation through technology and excellence through digitalisation in today’s European automotive inbound, outbound and aftermarket logistics networks.

Pasha sees positive drivers at the ports

Automotive Logistics

Overall flattening of the market and very high dealer inventories in Q1 caused product to back up and dwell excessively at ports, which also caused a sharp inbound volume drop in February 2017, followed by a gradual climb back to normal volumes by year-end.

DHL Freight renews contract with BMW

Automotive Logistics

DHL Freight moves inbound parts to BMW factories as well as providing spare parts deliveries for the carmaker’s aftermarket. BMW has renewed its contract with DHL Freight to handle overland transport services in 17 European countries.

Dynamic Inventory Control, and DHL supply chain solution

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

For one leading international automaker, increasing the efficiency of inbound-to-manufacturing materials flow was the fundamental step in driving peak production performance.

The New World Economy of E-Commerce

Now, That's Logistics

Two-thirds of Zulily’s domestic inbound freight is processed via truckload and LTL transportation. But for a retailer of our size, we uniquely have one-third of our inbound shipments arriving via small parcel,” said Landram. “We’ve

Acumen expands enclosed fleet

Automotive Logistics

It operates alongside sister company Acumen Distribution, which has a dry freight fleet carrying inbound European parts and components for tier one and tier two suppliers.

APL Launches Chu Lai Direct Sea Route

Logistics Manager

This service will focus on delivering inbound shipments of automobile components from Japan via Shekou. Inbound shipments originating from Hong Kong and Shekou to Chu Lai will have a journey time of three and two days respectively.

This Week in Logistics News (April 2-6, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Kuebix Introduces SupplierMAX to Optimize Inbound Freight. On the transportation management systems (TMS) front, Kuebix introduced SupplierMAX, “a comprehensive inbound program to increase the efficiency of inbound freight operations.” It’s 32 degrees this morning.

Braun and Schicke to head VW’s digital logistics divisions

Automotive Logistics

Volkswagen has created two new departments supporting digital applications in the inbound and outbound logistics parts of its business and announced new roles for those leading them.

Landed Cost & Vendor Compliance

Blue Grace Logistics

In order to gain a better understanding of the breakdown of your company’s bottom line, it is crucial to know what the unit cost of inbound shipments is from vendor-to-vendor. What is the true landed cost of freight in terms of inbound shipments?

Ryanair: a Low-Cost success story

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

First of all, they managed to master inbound logistics. Ryanair is thus a success story of the low-cost airline industry thanks to its performant strategy in inbound logistics, operations management and outbound logistics

Flooding in Celaya halts Honda assembly

Automotive Logistics

Floodwaters had also made it impossible to unload inbound material, according to the source. Flooding has stopped production at Honda’s plant in Celaya, Mexico.