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  • Vehicle logistics & regulations: The new rules of the game

    March 29, 2017

    Donald Trump’s pledge to lighten the US regulatory load should be music to the logistics industry’s ears, but road and rail providers may have to fight their own corners as and when the changes are rung in In this story… Looking to lighten the burden Testing Trump’s orders Waiting for the concrete to pour First …

  • US-Canada Nafta trade: Northern light hoping for a silver lining

    March 17, 2017

    The new US administration has left a bit of a cloud over Nafta, and while Canada may not be the primary target of any renegotiation, the country – and its important automotive supply chain – could still get caught in the crosshairs. In this story… A three-way split Investment and strength Fear of uncertainty Border …

  • Advanced analytics: Boiling down the benefits of big data

    January 13, 2017

    In a data-rich world, could advanced analytical techniques be the key to higher performance in the automotive supply chain? In this story… Automatic recommendations A multiple approach to data Making analytics work Place an order with a major online retailer and you will probably be offered a range of recommended purchases. “Customers who bought this …

  • Ocean container packaging: Hammering out a waste of space

    January 13, 2017

    More efforts are taking place to improve efficiency, cost and quality through the better use and construction of packaging within container transport  The expansion of international supply chains has placed increased pressure on maximising the use of ocean containers when shipping global automotive parts. While freight rates, storage and port fees all play a major …