Ford targets independent workshops with new UK aftermarket service

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The post Ford targets independent workshops with new UK aftermarket service appeared first on Automotive Logistics. Ford has announced a new aftermarket service called Parts Plus that will make it the first OEM to offer a full range of parts directly to independent repairers in the UK.

CSCMP Atlanta Roundtable to Host Penske Logistics Presents: State of the Industry Workshop

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On August 21, Penske Logistics Presents: State of the Industry Workshop, will be held from 11 a.m. A trio of supply chain experts will lead the informal workshop: Joe Carlier, senior vice president of global sales for Penske Logistics; Meredith Moot, principal for Korn Ferry ; and Brett Connor, director of supply chain, RaceTrac Petroleum. Please click here to register for the workshop.

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Jamaica hosts workshop on emissions from international shipping

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Cutting greenhouse gas emissions from shipping and port operations came under sharp focus when the Maritime Authority of Jamaica hosted an important workshop on the Prevention and Control of Shipping and Port Air Emissions.

UK’s Whistl acquires Parcelhub and Mail Workshop

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UK delivery management firm Whistl has acquired Nottingham-based Parcelhub and its sister firm Mail Workshop for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 2003, Mail Workshop offers ecommerce shipping and fulfilment, printed matter fulfilment, picking and packing services to its customers.

UK’s Whistl Snaps Up Mail Workshop and Parcelhub

Logistics Business Magazine

Delivery specialist Whistl has acquired privately held Nottingham based Parcelhub and its sister company Mail Workshop. Mail Workshop was launched in 2003 and provides eCommerce shipping and fulfilment, printed matter fulfilment, picking and packing. Following the purchase of the business, Mark Rosenberg will remain as Managing Director and continue to operate the business from Nottingham under the Parcehub and Mail Workshop brands.

Integrated Vehicle Diagnostics Solution in Automotive Aftermarket

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Independent workshops have traditionally struggled to keep pace with OEMs and authorized workshops on vehicle diagnostics, tools & technology, vehicle electronic information and quality of service / parts. Authors: Ravindra Hunagund , Lead Consultant, MFGDCG, Infosys Ltd.,

Maersk, ABS on Safety on Containerships

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Maersk Line selected ABS to lead a workshop to identify and evaluate potential hazards posed on containerships from dangerous cargoes stowage. The workshop assembled industry stakeholders to conduct a comprehensive Hazard Identification (HAZID)…. [og_img].

KataCon4–Notes along the way: Part 2

The Lean Thinker

As Rich and I talked about his message, and later on as Craig and I worked on our “Experiential Workshop” we used the names of these “people” rather than generic terms like “participant” or “audience.”

Hubtex Offers Factory Refurbished Forklifts

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Hubtex have an extensive range of owned products that are available as general overhauls or fully refurbished in its service workshops in Milton Keynes, and at the factory in Fulda, Germany.

Five conferences, one industry. IATA Cargo goes to Bangkok

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The IATA Cargo Events combine five conferences in key areas of the cargo business: the AirPharma Conference, the Cargo Claims & Loss Prevention Conference, the Cargo Security & Facilitation Forum, the DronesLAB and the Lithium Battery Workshop.

Hella disposes of two operations as it changes focus

Automotive Logistics

German automotive components and services firm Hella Group is selling its wholesale companies in Denmark and Poland to Swedish aftermarket company Mekonomen to concentrate its activities on the independent spare parts business and develop workshop equipment. “As

Learning more about Supply Chain from LEGO, the world famous toy manufacturer.

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The Danish company was founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen, whose small carpentry workshop failed at providing wood supplies. She switched from the workshop business to wooden toys. LEGO is a leading company in the toy-making industry and the sixth-largest enterprise in the field.

New Partnership in Spain for Finished Vehicle Logistics Players

Logistics Business Magazine

In addition, the new company will offer a wide variety of complementary services at its 10 logistic centres throughout Spain and its 40,000 m2 of workshop space including repairs, paint work, car washing, delivery preparations and quality and finishing controls. 40,000 m2 workshop surface. •

Welcome Chick-fil-A to Founders Camp

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At Founders Camp, we will have workshops and discussions with leading minds regarding customer success, enterprise sales, product management, scaling teams, and more. The Dynamo team and I are excited to welcome Chick-fil-A, Inc. as a corporate sponsor of Founders Camp!

DB Schenker Increases Automotive Logistics Involvement

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German-based Logistics Company DB Schenker plans to meet the increased level of expectations for their customers in the automotive sector with new innovative solutions.

DB Schenker Increases Automotive Logistics Involvement

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German-based Logistics Company DB Schenker plans to meet the increased level of expectations for their customers in the automotive sector with new innovative solutions.

BMW unveils personal mover

Automotive Logistics

After establishing that existing options would not meet its needs, BMW designed the personal mover in collaboration with MakerSpace, a high-tech workshop for inventors and researchers open to the public in Munich and part of UnternehmerTUM, a centre which encourages innovation for business creation.

United Way Honors Penske with Eagle Award

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The United Way of Berks County presented Penske with an Eagle Award in recognition of the company’s support of the charitable organization’s 2017 fundraising campaign. This was the second time that the organization honored Penske and its associates for its efforts during the 2017 campaign.

Volga-Dnepr Technics Moscow Awarded MRO Certification for Liege Station

Airfreight Logistics

A new workshop for loading equipment and aircraft interior maintenance has been created and will undergo continued development.

DHL Builds First Global Center of Excellence in Iskandar Malaysia

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The regions logistics ambitions will be enhanced by the new center as workshops and networking sessions will be set up for Companies and industry professionals to collaborate and share ideas and best practices that will help form the future of Iskandar Malaysia.

WDA allocates another $28 million to help local PMETs reskill

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In line with that, more career fairs and career preparatory workshops will be organised in the coming months, with particular emphasis on activities targeted at PMETs.

Penske Features Connected Fleet Solutions at Advanced Clean Transportation Expo

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The Connected Vehicle Technology Showcase, being held during the ACT Expo (April 30 through May 3 at the Long Beach Convention Center in California), will include timely workshops featuring industry and government stakeholders that are driving innovation, and an expo hall show floor that will provide hands-on access to connected fleet solutions. Penske Truck Leasing’s connected fleet solutions will take center stage at the upcoming Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo.

Robust Trailers for Scottish Haulier’s Regular Spain-UK Run

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The new trailers will be supported by Schmitz Cargobull’s 24-hour Service Partner Network which comprises more than 1,200 workshops across Europe, each with technicians specially trained in repair and maintenance of the manufacturer’s equipment. Southbar Transport has extended its fleet with a pair of Schmitz Cargobull trailers to transport fragile foodstuffs and beverages 1,500 miles between Spain and the UK every week.

Announcing Founders Camp

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Founders Camp is a four day program focused on helping founders build their business through operator-led workshops and drive meaningful traction through introductions to a variety of corporations. At Founders Camp, we will have workshops and discussions with leading minds regarding customer success, enterprise sales, product management, scaling teams, and more.

Dates Revealed for Linde’s Third Own-Brand Intralogistics Trade Fair

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Particular attention will once again paid to the special form of the presentation, which differs from that of conventional trade fairs: In addition to the live installations of practice-oriented processes, the WoMH site offers space for product presentations and tests as well as for plenary events, workshops and personal exchange with experts. Linde Material Handling has announced the third edition of its own-brand intralogistics trade fair, ‘World of Material Handling (WoMH).

Pacific Calls For Decarbonising Shipping By 2050

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PIDF hosted a workshop in preparation for the IMO meetings on behalf of the governments of Fiji and France in February (see workshop proceedings site here).

DB Schenker Steps up Involvement in Automotive Logistics

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By combining contract logistics and transportation options, DB Schenker can provide all-in-one solutions to OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) and workshops, while also including comprehensive returns management services.

Imperial Logistics Opens Supply Chain Lab in Cape Town

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The services made available at the Supply Chain Labs in Berlin and Cape Town include digitalisation workshops and training courses for consolidating digital skills. Imperial Logistics has opened another Supply Chain Lab (SCL) in Cape Town.

UniCarriers Provides Trucks for Forklift Operator of the Year 2018

Logistics Business Magazine

Talent in Logistics is an annual one-day conference with workshops, discussion forums and lectures for employees in the UK and Ireland transport and logistics sector. Who will be the UK’s Forklift Operator of the Year 2018?

Why Can’t The Supply Chain Get Rid of Abuse?

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also based in China, was found in violation of basic working conditions, as it compelled workers to stand for up to 10 hours a day in hot workshops slicing and blasting iPhone casings and handling noxious chemicals, sometimes without proper gloves or masks.

KataCon4–Notes along the way: Part 1

The Lean Thinker

What I meant here was I could totally envision a workshop of writers all working on scenes that would assemble into a comprehensive story. The 2018 Toyota Kata summit (KataCon4) ended several weeks ago. During the first three summits, I posted daily updates. This time I didn’t.

Kögel’s Dealer Takes on Final Trailer Assembly in Bulgaria

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Unitrailer anticipates that it will carry out the final assembly of around 110 Kögel trailers at its workshops during the first year. Kögel’s partner in Bulgaria is taking on final assembly of the Kögel Cargo and FlexiUse vehicles sold in the country. Kögel’s main factory in Burtenbach, Germany, produces the chassis and stows the trailer body in crates.

The Freight Forwarder’s Guide to LAX

Dedola Global Logistics

The Los Angeles Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association promotes the industry in the area and provides training for customs brokers and regular workshops about customs policies and procedures. If you are an importer who regularly brings goods in through the Los Angeles/Long Beach ports, you may have used air freight services through Los Angeles International Airport, better known as LAX. LAX is a hub for domestic and international transportation.

WW Ocean Gets Ready to Rock n’ Ro-Ro

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We will often send our team to customers site to conduct workshops to provide them with useful practical information for the ocean transportation of their High and Heavy cargo.”.

Gearing up for growth

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Created in 1991, Carsys has been developed to support the management of the facility’s many requirements, covering both maritime and land operations as well as storage management, damage reporting, auxiliary services, PDI and workshop, customs, billing and warehouse management for spare parts. .

Giant and miniature

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and the length truck-trailer can be from 13,6 – 21,42m (Data based on Article Workshop on LHVs, Stefan Larsson Director, Regulatory Projects, June 24, 2009, Brussels).

7 principles of Warehouse and Distribution Centre Design

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Ideally the evaluation is best performed both individually and in a team workshop environment. Despite the meticulous job the designer may have performed, a workshop can often reveal a late insight, idea, or missed detail that can significantly impact upon the end design. Few people really understand the discipline of warehouse design and as a result, there are literally thousands of facilities that are underperforming.

Hoyer extends service range for Covestro at Shanghai facility

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With operations in more than 115 countries, Hoyer manages around 2,400 trucks, 2,900 road tankers, 41,200 IBCs, 37,300 tank containers and multiple logistics installations with depots, cleaning plants and workshops. LBR Staff Writer. Published 03 May 2018.

Crafting a Digital Enterprise using SMAC stack

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Last week, one of our Senior VPs, Narry, also head of Hyderabad SEZ head, forwarded an invitation for a workshop on Digital Enterprise organized by HYSEA (Hyderabad Software Export Association [link] ) on 6-Sep-2014. Workshop being planned for a Saturday, initially I thought of ignoring, but considering the topic''s relevance on the whole community around us - living and nonliving things on this planet - I decided to register.

DB Schenker steps up involvement in automotive logistics

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By combining contract logistics and transportation options, DB Schenker can provide all-in-one solutions to OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) and workshops, while also including comprehensive returns management services. Innovative solutions target further growth in key markets for automotive aftermarket logistics. Essen/Berlin – DB Schenker plans to deploy innovative solutions to meet the rising expectations of customers in the automotive sector.