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German buy for Wincanton

Wincanton has taken over ELI-Transport and ELI-Lagerhaus which are based in Koblenz in Germany.

Transaid marks 10th anniversary with gala ball

International development charity Transaid is celebrating a decade of work in Africa and throughout the developing world with its 10th Anniversary Royal Gala Ball on 9th October 2008.

New mirror regulations for lorries

The European Union has introduced new regulations designed to increase lorry safety by improving the standard of mirrors on vehicles.

GreenChem triples UK AdBlue production

GreenChem is now producing AdBlue from a plant in Irlam, Manchester, tripling its UK output by potentially creating 30 - 40 million litres of the urea-based fuel a year.

Further extension to TDG deadline

Laxey Partners has been given another extension to the “put-up or shut-up” deadline set by the City’s Takeover Panel for it to make a formal offer for TDG.

Electronic invoicing gets a boost

GXS, a leading provider of business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce solutions, and OB10, a leading global e-Invoicing network provider, today announced a global alliance aimed at significantly improving and expanding support for electronic invoicing. Through

Land Rover deploys RFID

Ford Motor Company’s Land Rover division and Savi have launched a pilot program to deploy an active Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) solution that better synchronizes the delivery of auto parts from multiple suppliers to Land Rover’s key assembly pla

Norauto signs with CHEP in Spain

The Norauto Group, a leading European distributor of motoring products and services, has joined the CHEP pallet pooling programme in Spain. Norauto has signed what is known as a ‘Responsibility Transfer’ agreement with CHEP, enabling it to play a proactiv

Suzuki expands contract with CEVA

Suzuki has renewed its distribution contract with CEVA Logistics (formerly TNT Logistics) for a further five years and added several new ranges of products.

Modular concept deal for automotive sector

Recaro, a manufacturer of seat systems for the automotive industry, and DHL Exel Supply Chain have signed an agreement for cooperation concerning the modular manufacturing and logistics of car seats. The deal will facilitate their future joint development

Vehicle logistics goes green

The Association of European Vehicle Logistics (ECG) has commissioned Friends of the Earth (Italy), a leading environmental association with expertise in transport, to work on creating a reliable CO2 footprint standard for vehicle logistics. The study will

Shaping the future of the automotive supply chain

Vehicle manufactures operating in the West face significant challenges, with static markets, over-production, price competition and high labour rates creating an environment of slim margins for both OEMs and suppliers alike. The supply chain will play a p

30% ceiling on far sourcing

The sourcing of automotive components from China and other distant low-cost-countries is unlikely to exceed 30 per cent, say leading figures from the automotive logistics industry.

The demise of the World Car concept

Doom and despondency characterised the end of 2006 for many Western carmakers. In the US, Ford’s December sales plummeted by 13 per cent, GM was down 9.6 per cent and despite an expensive incentive plan aimed at clearing 2006 inventory, Daimler Chrysler o

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