Founded in 1933, Ryder is a FORTUNE 500® commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions company. Operating in the automotive supply chain arena for more than 40 years, we are the largest automotive lead logistics provider and support hundreds of manufacturing and assembly plants in North America.
Ryder experts develop customized solutions to fit the unique challenges of today’s parts complexity, high quality standards and lower unit volumes – from optimizing day-to-day logistics operations to synchronizing the supply of parts and finished goods with customer demand. Ryder can help you adopt a flexible manufacturing model that adapts to shifts in consumer demand and industry trends, as well as help re-engineer your automotive logistics to reduce costs, facilitate flexible manufacturing and let you focus on your core business. Ryder has a proven track record helping companies with lean manufacturing, just-in-time parts delivery and production flexibility, as well as inbound material flow.
The company has repeatedly been recognized by numerous OEMs for its product innovation, leadership and service quality performance. For example, General Motors named Ryder Supplier of the Year from 2004-2007 and 2009-2013, while Toyota Motor Sales USA has previously named us Carrier of the Year and Truck Intermodal Logistics Partner of the Year. Ryder’s client list also includes Chrysler, Delphi, Ford, Honda, Nissan, Fiat Group and Volkswagen.
For three years in a row, Ryder has been ranked as one of the top 250 US companies in the Newsweek Green Rankings. It is also a charter member of the NGV Fleet Forum and a member of the Department of Energy’s National Clean Fleets partnership.
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Accelerated Services, established in 1999, has become a premier transportation provider for manufacturers, dealers, fleet companies, auto auctions, sports teams and individuals, with a proven formula for success. We provide minimal dwell times and damage-free deliveries across open and enclosed transport options, with full electronic reporting. Our growth is the result of strong client relationships derived from our core principals of consistency and honesty. We constantly monitor our standards and provide our staff with the newest equipment and technology to ensure the highest levels of service.View website
Air Charter Service (ACS) is an award-winning, global leader in providing cargo aircraft charter solutions. Our network of 20 offices spanning all six major continents has access to over 50,000 aircraft worldwide and we arrange more than 10,000 charters annually. Our dedicated charter specialists work together to source the most competitive rates and move the cargo that keeps industries alive.
From urgent ‘Go Now’ requests, to large project consignments, ACS’s aviation consultants offer an unrivalled range of time-critical charter solutions for the automotive industry.
Our On Board Courier Division offers a personalized, international courier service to deliver time-critical consignments to the automotive industry. Taking advantage of the company’s unparalleled global coverage, ACS’s international service will take care of the logistics to ensure on-time parcel deliveries.
For the fourth consecutive year, ACS was named Cargo Charter Broker of the Year at the ACW World Cargo Awards.View website
About APL Logistics
APL Logistics works with the top names in the automotive industry to improve their supply chains. We help OEMs and Tier suppliers optimize the extended automotive supply chain – from managing the inbound flow of parts and materials into assembly plants, to the distribution of finished vehicles – to help drive down landed costs and increase logistics efficiencies. Our comprehensive experience and dedicated sector focus has earned the trust of many leading vehicle manufacturers and Tier suppliers by tackling some of their most demanding supply chain challenges.
VASCOR is a third party logistics provider offering customers throughout the automotive industry a full suite of supply chain logistics solutions. With over 25 years of experience in providing both inbound logistics and finished vehicles services, VASCOR has remained laser-focused on boosting efficiency, profitability and visibility for our clients.View website
We are one of the world’s leading supply chain companies providing end-to-end design, implementation and operational capabilities in freight forwarding, contract logistics, transportation management and distribution management.
We have approximately 42,000 employees who are dedicated to delivering effective and robust supply chain solutions across a variety of sectors, including automotive and tires, consumer and retail, energy, healthcare, industrial, aerospace, publishing and technology. CEVA is a global leader in the automotive sector. Our customers include a “who’s who” list of automotive manufacturers and suppliers.
We apply our operational expertise to provide world-class supply chain services across our integrated network, with a presence in over 170 countries. As a global and richly diverse organisation, we work as one team and focus on delivering lasting value to our customers. This is how we help make business flow.View website
At CH Robinson, we believe in accelerating global trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. Using the strengths of our knowledgeable people, proven processes and global technology, we help our customers work smarter, not harder.
As one of the world’s largest third-party logistics providers, we provide a broad portfolio of logistics services, fresh produce sourcing and managed services for more than 110,000 customers and 68,000 contract carriers through our integrated network of 280 offices and more than 13,000 employees. In addition, the company, our foundation and our employees contribute millions of dollars annually to a variety of organisations.
Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, CH Robinson (CHRW) has been publicly traded on the NASDAQ since 1997.
For over 40 years, the Confezioni Andrea Group has produced transportation covers for all the main automotive, aeronautical and marine companies in the world, working side by side with R&D, quality and logistics departments as well as design centres.
Our mission is to manufacture and guarantee a top-quality, cost-effective product range for the protection of vehicles in the logistics pipeline. Reducing damage by up to 95%, this represents the most complete and eco-friendly vehicle protection solution available.
Thanks to our continuous evolution and focus on high quality standards, we are the benchmark for vehicle protection in the worldwide automotive market.View website
These are turbulent times for the automotive sector. Among them are a challenging environment for global growth, especially in emerging markets, increasing government regulations to meet emissions targets, rising consumer expectations for personalization, mobility concepts and decreasing product cycle times.
In order to survive manufacturers must adapt and rethink their supply chains. Production is moving closer to consumption, and new players are entering the market to support an emerging era of vehicles that are becoming technology on wheels.
DHL brings proven expertise, scale and industry-leading solutions to help exploit new market opportunities by maximizing efficiency, minimizing risk and improving supply chain agility.View website
DSV is a global supplier of transport and logistics solutions. We have offices in more than 80 countries and an international network of partners and agents. Over 40,000 DSV employees deliver a worldwide annual revenue of $12 billion.
We provide logistics services to the automotive industry, which is one of the most complex sectors of all due to the ever-increasing flow of materials between continents and the diverse range of supply chain strategies employed. For well over 20 years, DSV has been recognized and trusted by OEMs and tier suppliers around the world for its innovative approach, commitment to quality and robust network covering the whole supply chain.
Our automotive organisation is divided into five sub-sectors:
Hub Group is a leading transportation management company. We provide intermodal, highway and logistics services. Reliable and reputable, we are a $3.5 billion publicly-traded company with over 45 years of financial stability setting our foundation for success. Our goal is to implement strategic freight management plans that allow us to best service each customer and we offer an array of services that can be blended to meet each customer’s needs.
Hub Group has experience in logistics across all automotive sectors including OEMs, tier one and tier two parts suppliers in NAFTA markets. With sales personnel and operations spread out across North America to meet customers’ needs from coast to coast, Hub Group is well-equipped to drive out complexity and cost wherever possible and ensure that our customers’ automotive goods arrive intact and on time, every time.View website
Focusing on the unique needs of the automotive shipper, ICL is the leading provider of finished vehicle supply chain solutions in North America with:
• web-native solutions designed from the customer’s perspective, optimised to meet the demands of the finished automotive transportation process;
• the collective knowledge and real-world experience of our management team and support staff, operating as a force multiplier for our customers;
• a commitment to continuous improvement, both in the capabilities of our solutions and in the support we provide our customers and their logistics partners.
Our success is built on understanding and serving the needs of the automotive shipper. Working as a partner with OEMs, processors and carriers, ICL is helping to move the industry forward through improved process management and collaboration. Let ICL show you how we are redefining the future of logistics.View website
At Jack Cooper, we believe the road to success is paved with integrity. For over 85 years, we have built a sterling reputation of trust through our commitment to innovation and excellence.
Our businesses and services span the United States, Mexico, and Canada, and our fleet of finished vehicle carriers is one of the largest in North America.
We are capable of delivering integrated transportation and logistics solutions and meeting the most complex automotive supply chain challenges across land transportation, ocean transportation, rail and yard management, vehicle inspections, claims management, title services, and other value-added services.
Landstar has been servicing the automotive industry for more than 25 years and provides a single point of contact for logistics services and integrated transport management solutions. Our services are GPS tracked and include air and ocean freight, vans, super-vans, flatbeds, drop-decks and ground and air expediting for those times when urgency is required.
We run 24/7 so we’re always ready to meet your needs, whether planned or unplanned. With more than 1,100 agents, 8,900 leased owner operators, 14,000 trailers and 38,000 other available capacity providers, we have a solution to your transportation challenge. Our network is built to deliver; Landstar’s unique global transportation system of independent agents and capacity providers offers you greater flexibility to meet your needs.View website
Montway is one of the largest auto transport management companies in the US, providing full and large volume car shipping services across all 50 states. With a network of over 10,000 experienced carrier partners, we are competitively positioned to support the specialised shipping requirements of the auto industry, accommodating every vehicle and open or enclosed transport with guaranteed pick up dates.
As the most reputable and technologically advanced provider of transport and integrated finished logistics solutions, Montway enables manufacturers, dealers and auctions, Fortune 500 companies and government transport services to ramp up productivity and more effectively manage their car hauling needs.
Montway is renowned for expert care and the highest quality customer service, A+ accredited by the Better Business Bureau. Get instant quotes, book directly, track your shipments and run company reports through Montway’s easy and efficient partner interface.View website
Penske Logistics is an award-winning and market-leading logistics service provider with extensive experience serving automotive manufacturers and Tier one automotive suppliers around the globe. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, our engineers provide supply chain and logistics solutions that deliver powerful business results.
Our core services include dedicated contract carriage, distribution center management, transportation management, lead logistics, freight brokerage and logistics engineering consulting services. To learn more about Penske Logistics and its expertise in the automotive industry and many other industries please visit our website, or call 1-800-529-6531 to discuss your business needs.View website
ProTrans understands that your supply chain is unique and unlike any other. We have been providing innovative customer solutions for over 24 years.
We understand that you need a partner that operates on the cutting edge while delivering world-class business analytics.
Our programs integrate with your business enterprise, driving solutions which optimise our customers’ time, money and resources. We are an operator as well as a manager in your network – which ultimately drives bottom-line savings, reduced claims, improved transit times and increased visibility.
ProTrans is ‘A Perfect Fit’ for your unique supply chain.View website
XPO Logistics is a top ten global provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world.
The company provides services for truckload brokerage and transportation, last mile logistics, engineered supply chain solutions, high-value-add warehousing and distribution, ground and air expedite, less-than-truckload transportation, intermodal, drayage, managed transportation and global forwarding.
XPO serves more than 50,000 customers with a highly integrated network of over 87,000 employees and 1,440 locations in 33 countries. XPO’s corporate headquarters is in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA, and its European headquarters is in Lyon, France.View website
Beijing Changjiu Logistics Co, founded in 2003, is the largest domestic third-party automobile logistics company in China. It was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange on August 10th, 2016 (Stock Code 603569). Changjiu’s business scope includes finished vehicle logistics, automotive parts logistics, international logistics, second-hand vehicle logistics and warehousing services. It provides a whole supply chain service for OEMs and automotive parts suppliers, including warehousing, consolidation, packaging, logistics planning, distribution and other value-added services.
The company has 6,000 trucks under its control, four ro-ro vessels in operation, and over 2m sq.m of warehousing resources on hand. It transported 3.08m units in 2016.
CDC was established as a subsidiary of Changjiu in 2011 to provide inbound logistics services for the group’s clients. As one of the leading automotive logistics companies in China, CDC focuses on innovation to provide integrated services for both domestic and global customers. Its business scope includes returnable packaging design, manufacture and operations, CKD/SKD packaging, production logistics, spare parts logistics, supply chain IT, and other value-added logistics services.View website
CHEP is part of Brambles (ASX: BXB), a supply-chain logistics company operating in more than 60 countries, primarily through the CHEP and IFCO brands. The group specialises in the pooling of unit-load equipment and associated services, focusing on the outsourced management of pallets, crates and containers. Brambles employs more than 14,000 people and owns approximately 500m pallets, crates and containers through a global network of approximately 850 service centres. Brambles serves several industries including retail, aviation, oil and gas, and manufacturing.
CHEP Automotive and Industrial Solutions is one of the dedicated divisions within Brambles, working with over 3,000 customers including the top OEM and tier one brands globally since 1975. With its environmentally friendly, cost-saving, multi-user shared container pooling service, CHEP reduces the total supply chain cost per part whilst improving the efficiency and carbon footprint of its customers.View website
Convertible Trailer Manufacturing Worldwide
Transforming Auto Logistics
The automotive logistics sector has the highest empty mile factor of any transportation sector worldwide. CTM believes this needs to stop!
We have engineered and are manufacturing auto carrier convertible trailers that have been patented and uniquely designed to eliminate empty backhauls. This translates into increased benefits for all automotive industry stakeholders.
After delivering a vehicle load, our Convertible Trailer transforms into a flatbed and is thus capable of carrying a variety of freight products including conventional shipping containers, AutoBoxes, and mixed loads.
GEFCO’s strategic aim – as expressed in our slogan ‘Global Logistics for Manufacturers’ – reflects the group’s founding values. Built on 65 years’ experience within the automotive industry, they guide us every day:
• proximity to manufacturers, because GEFCO shares the same culture and speaks the same language as its customers. This allows us to understand and meet the expectations of each local market and our intermediaries;
• international momentum, provided by the group’s business lines and subsidiaries. Operating globally, GEFCO implements complex inbound and outbound logistics solutions tailored to a globalised industry;
• stringent standards, applied to both solutions and operations. We assess each and every operation in the supply chain in terms of quality, cost and lead time;
• cutting-edge service through innovation. GEFCO manages physical and information flows in real time to develop customised solutions that deliver gains in quality, brand image and competitiveness.
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) delivers global logistics and shipping solutions to manufacturers of cars, trucks, heavy equipment and specialised cargo such as rail cars, power generators, mining equipment and yachts.
WWL’s sophisticated supply chain management services ensure efficient integration of ocean transportation, inland distribution, cargo processing and a wide range of technical services.
WWL is an industry leader in developing solutions to reduce its operational impact on the environment.
The company has 7,000 employees and deploys 50-plus vessels servicing 12 trade routes to six continents. Last year, WWL moved 3.7m autos, rolling equipment and breakbulk units worldwide.
Learn more at www.2wglobal.com.
CNW Courier Network delivers customised, reliable and efficient NFO (next flight out) solutions for time and mission-critical shipments. Improve your automotive logistics, supply chain and machine-down challenges with a customised courier route using the fastest and most risk-free service available, 24/7. CNW delivers, so you can keep your manufacturing process on schedule.View website
GEODIS is a France-based international transport and logistics provider. Industry-specific solutions are at the core of our value proposition, and we have a long-standing history serving the automotive industry. More than 38,000 employees in 67 countries make GEODIS what it is today; a growth partner for its clients worldwide.View website
GT Nexus operates the world’s largest cloud-based business network and execution platform for global trade and supply chain management. More than $100 billion in trade flows through our network annually, and over 25,000 businesses use our standard, multi-enterprise collaboration platform. Customers include adidas, Caterpillar, DHL, Electrolux, HP, Levi Strauss, Nestlé, Pfizer and Weyerhaeuser.View website
INFORM provides over 1,000 organisations with state-of-the-art logistics optimisation software. Using technologies developed by leading academics in the fields of process optimisation and operations management, INFORM solutions serve OEMs and 3PLs alike in areas including yard management, network planning, load optimisation, and inbound truck management.
INFORM’s SyncroTESS platform, built specifically for the vehicle logistics sector, enables intelligent planning, management of complex processes, visibility and real-time operational optimisation from plant to dealer.
At JDA, we’re fearless leaders. We’re the leading provider of end-to-end, integrated retail and supply chain planning and execution solutions for more than 4,000 customers worldwide. The company has over 4,800 global associates, 400 patents granted or pending and our services are spread across over 70 global locations. The company started in 1978 as a software solutions provider and grew both organically and through strategic acquisitions to expand our product offering to include, merchandising, replenishment, supply chain and factory management as well as warehouse and workforce management. Our unique solutions empower our clients to achieve more by optimising costs, increasing revenue and reducing time to value so they can always deliver on their customer promises. Using JDA, you can plan to deliver.View website
ProAct International, a supply chain software solutions company, has worked globally with some of the biggest names in the industry for over 25 years, deploying unique and innovative mission-critical solutions. We offer differentiating solutions to a client base that is typically made up of high-profile global 3PLs, LLPs/4PLs and manufacturers.View website
Royale International is a global logistics company specialising in time-critical, hand-carry and next-flight-out services for many Fortune 500 companies in the aerospace, automotive, semiconductor and technology industries. We have an unrivalled reputation for our excellent customer service, extensive global network coverage and personalised logistics solutions.View website
Schnellecke Logistics provides comprehensive automotive supply chain solutions. Our worldwide logistics competences comply with the highest industry standards in quality & safety, contributing to the success of our customers through the development and implementation of cost effective, value-adding and tailored logistics solutions, based on LEAN Management principles.View website
syncreon is a global provider of customized supply chain solutions. We focus on the range of services that add value to client operations. Our expertise includes inbound, outbound, order fulfilment, aftermarket and transportation management services. syncreon has served the premier brands of the automotive and technology industries over four decades.View website