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  • India conference: Ashok Leyland gets rational about logistics

    November 11, 2016

    Indian commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland has not been waiting until the Goods and Service Tax (GST) comes into effect next year across India to make major changes to its logistics and distribution network. Over the past two years, the truckmaker has rationalised its distribution centres and logistics provider base, introduced new equipment delivery patterns and expanded rail and …

  • Georgia Ports Authority marks record volumes with growing automotive cargo

    July 31, 2013

    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), which represent various ports in the southern US state of Georgia, has reported record volumes for the fiscal year 2012-2013 in total tonnage, including automotive and machinery equipment, bulk-cargo and freight moved by intermodal rail. The state’s deepwater ports provide a key base for both the automotive and manufacturing sectors.  …

  • Jockeying toward on-truck delivery

    April 1, 2013

    To drive, or not to drive, that is the question facing Volvo Eicher’s Vivek Dange. More specifically, the question is whether to move finished commercial vehicles on specialised carriers, rather than driving them to customers on their own axles…