Home Depot launches pilot for ambitious outbound delivery plan

DC Velocity

Four-year, $1.2 billion initiative aimed at making next-day deliveries to all U.S. customers. Strategy

Volvo Cars: Outbound evolutions

Automotive Logistics

This has been implemented across global outbound and inbound logistics, including for China and the US. For outbound, I don’t think we need to see where every car is all of the time. The post Volvo Cars: Outbound evolutions appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

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Outbound TMS: The search for a system that can’t be beat

Automotive Logistics

Some say a transport management system is now a ‘must-have’ tool for third-party logistics operators engaged in outbound supply chains. When it comes to outbound logistics, Regan suggests that some manufacturers are also seeking value in both finished vehicle and inbound logistics.

Anfac study downgrades port logistics in Spain

Automotive Logistics

News Home Page Regular story finished vehicle logistics production outbound Ports multimodal Ocean maritime strike action

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Russia on its way to join the global automotive trade war

Automotive Logistics

News Home Page Regular story Intelligence Govt policy/regulation finished vehicle logistics outbound Imports Exports trade warThe Russian government is considering protective duties against US finished vehicles according to Maxim Oreshkin, Russia’s economic development minister (pictured).

Navigating an uncertain future

Automotive Logistics

Among the questions he asked delegates was how many times they performed a ‘blank sheet’ or complete optimisation of their outbound networks. In an ideal network optimisation for the benefit of the outbound sector in the US as a whole, all the OEMs, service providersand dealers should be involved, and perhaps even the aftermarket, Tripp suggested. That meant volatility for a tightly managed outbound supply chain, she suggested.

Trailer Loading System

Material Handling and Logistics

Ancra has introduced the SkateLoader for outbound loading of high volumes with palletized goods in any trailer

DHL Global Forwarding adds air cargo capacity to serve Transpacific supply chains

Logistics Management

The division is responding to strong growth in demand for air cargo, chiefly for outbound services out of Asia and on the conventional transpacific route, fueled by almost all industries

Watch the Automotive Logistics Europe Conference Live

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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.

Egon Christ takes up role of managing director at Mosolf Transport Solutions

Automotive Logistics

Mosolf Transport Solutions is the division of Mosolf Group that manages the outbound movement of vehicles. Egon Christ (pictured) has taken up a new position as managing director of Mosolf Transport Solutions.

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.

American Airlines Cargo Increases International Network Reach

Airfreight Logistics

Commodities that are outbound from Kuwait will be mainly general cargo, however, for Slovenia and Croatia a more diversified range of cargo is expected to be shipped, such as pharmaceuticals and spare part shipments.

Ryanair: a Low-Cost success story

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Using outbound logistics, they realized that they did not need to rely on travel agency, as this would increase the price offered to clients because of the commissions that would have to be paid.

Ten Steps to Managing Inbound Freight: A Coordinated Dance between Shippers and Suppliers

Material Handling and Logistics

There is a profound difference between inbound and outbound logistics—inbound deals with the delivery of raw materials or goods coming into a business while outbound logistics refers to goods going out. Learn how to gain better visibility over your end-to-end supply chain.

Arvato SCM Solutions Forms Fulfillment Partnership with ECOVACS Robotics

Logistics Manager

Arvato has developed a new transport management system for this project which enables all inbound and outbound shipments to be managed and billed carrier-neutrally.

Kuehne + Nagel Further Expand their Global Services for BMW Group

Logistics Manager

Over 82,000 items are stored at the center with on average 23,000 outbound deliveries being completed each day. German-based global transport and logistics company Kuehne + Nagel recently announced an expansion to their partnership with the BMW Group.

Kuehne + Nagel joins Temasek to invest in technology start-ups

Automotive Logistics

KN’s services to the automotive sector include inbound and outbound logistics, warehousing, sub-assembly, kitting, just-in-time deliveries, aftersales and reverse logistics.

The Evolution of the Visibility Revolution

Logistics Problem Solving

The shipper is tracking their inbound loads to ensure that they have the product needed to fulfill the outbound order to their customer. And on the outbound side, the visibility is a requirement from the consumer. As consumers we demand visibility. As logistics professionals, it is essential. Accurate and timely visibility is now universally expected, thanks to a few key technology advances during the past 20 years. Technology + ELD Mandate Advances Visibility.

Car hauliers suspend services at Renault-Nissan’s Chennai plant

Automotive Logistics

Car carriers providing outbound distribution services for Renault-Nissan in India suspended their operations at the carmaker’s plant in Chennai last week in protest at what they say was the OEM’s decision to renege on agreed freight rates.

Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience: Carrier Management

CH Robinson Logistics

Companies with supply chains that span more than one continent often have shipments, whether inbound or outbound, being transported to various regions of the world to contend with. Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience: Carrier Management | Transportfolio.

The world’s largest retailer, Walmart.

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

It means the direct transfer of products from inbound or outbound truck trailers, without extra storage. This happens by unloading items from an incoming semi-trailer truck or railroad car and loading these materials directly into outbound trucks, with no storage in between.

Europe-Asia Transport Specialist Expands in Russia

Logistics Business Magazine

EGT serves both inbound and outbound freight forwarding. ‘We Europe/Asia transport specialist EGT Express is to launch transport operations, including consolidation services and less-than-truckload shipping from its hub in Vilnius to several cities in the Leningrad Region.

Kanban Logistics

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

As we see from all the above, Kanban helped the company to handle the product and arrange outbound transportation using pre-approved carriers.

The Evolution of the Visibility Revolution

Logistics Problem Solving

The shipper is tracking their inbound loads to ensure that they have the product needed to fulfill the outbound order to their customer. And on the outbound side, the visibility is a requirement from the consumer. As consumers we demand visibility. As logistics professionals, it is essential. Accurate and timely visibility is now universally expected, thanks to a few key technology advances during the past 20 years. Technology + ELD Mandate Advances Visibility.

DHL Launches Second Around-The-World Schedule Connecting Asia with Europe and the US

Airfreight Logistics

This second schedule was added in response to the ever-increasing demand for air freight capacity, mainly for outbound services from Asia and on the very busy transpacific route.

Penske Logistics Recognized as Carrier of the Year

Move Ahead

Since 2013, Penske Logistics has provided dedicated transportation for MI Windows and Doors and it manages outbound shipments from Arizona. Penske Logistics was recently named “2017 Carrier of the Year” by MI Windows and Doors, LLC, one of the nation’s largest suppliers of vinyl and aluminum windows and doors. Penske was recognized with the supplier award due to its excellence in interplant communications, driver retention, cost control, and customer satisfaction.

What Companies Really Need in Track and Trace

Logistics Problem Solving

When used to track outbound freight to the customer, it provides a way for the customer to have instant access to the status of their shipment, preventing lengthy calls to customer service to find out where their order is and when it will arrive. That’s why I believe the next generation of track & trace will integrate the data from the vendor (for the inbound freight) all the way to the end consumer (for the outbound freight).

PSA Group reorganises supply chain roles

Automotive Logistics

Meanwhile, Andreas Graffe has taken on the responsibilities of outbound planning and operations along with his other tasks as director of logistics at Opel/Vauxhall.

Volvo Cars: Leaning towards greater stability

Automotive Logistics

What is crucial right now for the European region is that we are launching a new vehicle from Ghent and so we need to secure enough truck capacity inbound and outbound to support growth. There is room to improve real-time management and we have plans for inbound and outbound.

BMW Brilliance opens VDC at Ningbo

Automotive Logistics

BBA said the use of transport channels using rail and water reduced the amount of carbon emitted, making its outbound logistics more environmentally friendly.

Kuehne + Nagel expands services for BMW

Automotive Logistics

It stores about 82,000 parts with around 23,000 daily outbound deliveries handled each day, said KN. Kuehne + Nagel and BMW have expanded their partnership in Europe and Asia. In a phased development, the logistics company set up a regional distribution centre in Kleinaitingen (Germany) last April and one in S?ubice ubice (Poland) a month later. It is also establishing dealer distribution centres in Beijing and Shanghai, China, with one that opened in April and the other opening in August.

The New Way a TMS Fuels Routing Creativity

Talking Logistics

These routes can then be “split,” thus enabling the execution of multiple movements into con­solidation while delaying the determination of the outbound routing until more freight accumulates at the pool location (or when time limits require the freight to be released from the pool). Is managing your transportation operations an art form? You may not do your job with a palette and a paintbrush, but it’s safe to say that logistics planners have to be creative when moving freight.

Schiphol Reports Record 1.75 Million Tonnes of Cargo Handled in 2017

Airfreight Logistics

The upswing in e-commerce shipments, both inbound and outbound, was a large contributor to the cargo volumes for this market. Fighting slot restrictions throughout the year, Schiphol Cargo came out on top with strong reports showing an increase of 5.4

Penske Logistics to Sponsor/Present at Automotive Logistics Mexico Conference

Move Ahead

The group will explore what effect digitization has on the inbound and outbound supply chains of today, and its possible future impact. Penske Logistics will again serve as Premier Sponsor and exhibitor at the upcoming Automotive Logistics Mexico Conference, taking place January 23-25, at the Marquis Reforma in Mexico City. Organized by Automotive Logistics magazine, this event includes presentations by a wide range of automotive supply chain professionals.

What Companies Really Need in Track and Trace

Logistics Problem Solving

When used to track outbound freight to the customer, it provides a way for the customer to have instant access to the status of their shipment, preventing lengthy calls to customer service to find out where their order is and when it will arrive. That’s why I believe the next generation of track & trace will integrate the data from the vendor (for the inbound freight) all the way to the end consumer (for the outbound freight).

Koltai to head transport logistics at Audi

Automotive Logistics

In his new position, Koltai is responsible for driving Audi Group’s entire transport logistics strategy, including inbound material and outbound vehicle transport. Peter Koltai (pictured) has taken up a new role at Audi this month as head of transport logistics, based in Germany.

Toyota opens VLC in the Philippines

Automotive Logistics

The company said the VLC would improve outbound logistics operations and increase stockyard capacity.

Audi México: Risk and reward

Automotive Logistics

The factory is now in its second full year of production with some notable successes already gained, not least in the management of outbound logistics. . The contracts Audi has with its outbound logistics providers accord with its global standard, he adds. “We

Hella plans mini-load facility in China

Automotive Logistics

The new unit will be an automated, six-aisle mini-load based facility with seven workstations and around 120,000 storage locations for inbound and outbound small parts, according to TGW Logistics of Austria, which is supplying the building and the operating equipment. Automotive lighting system and electronic equipment producer Hella has announced it will be adding a warehouse to its base in Shanghai to bolster operations in China.

Pause in Tesla’s supply chain

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

In last class, we had the Lego task in which we have to prepare our warehouse considering three factors; Inbound, Operations and Outbound. The task was helpful as with the Lego, we can modify it whenever we want from the feedback of professor and other students. But what if something happen to actual warehouse or a manufacturing site? What could be consequences on the customers?