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    News » Automotive Logistics group seeks new assistant editor

    January 19th 2018 Looking for a career opportunity in journalism and publishing? Automotive Logistics is looking for someone with top-notch writing, reporting and editing skills to join our in-house editorial team as assistant editor. The post involves wide-ranging responsibilities across Automotive Logistics and sister title Finished Vehicle Logistics, including overseeing online coverage and creating newsletters; helping to produce print […]
  • People moves

    News » Joanne Perry takes over as editor of Automotive Logistics

    January 19th 2018 Joanne Perry (pictured) has taken over from Christopher Ludwig as the editor of the Automotive Logistics group, becoming responsible for the print and digital content of Automotive Logistics and Finished Vehicle Logistics. The move follows Ludwig’s appointment as content director at parent company, Ultima Media, which organises the Automotive Logistics group’s global conferences and is also responsible […]
  • Industry awards

    News » It’s time to recognise high performance and best practice

    January 18th 2018 The deadline for entries is close of business on Monday, February 12th 2018. Entries are invited from all those involved in the automotive logistics sector, including vehicle-makers, tier suppliers, logistics service providers, infrastructure operators, vehicle processors, dealerships and logistics consultancies. The Automotive Logistics Awards – Europe 2018 will recognise and reward excellence and innovation, celebrating high performance and best practice […]
  • Export patterns

    News » VW seeks to boost presence in emerging markets with exports from China

    January 17th 2018 Volkswagen Group China has revealed plans to begin shipping cars from the country to emerging markets, beginning with South-East Asia. A pilot shipment is being made to the Philippines this month. The announcement follows similar moves by other carmakers over the last year, as China shifts towards becoming a global vehicle exporter. VW has signed […]
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  • People moves

    News » Volkswagen appoints Thomas Ulbrich as head of new e-mobility division

    January 16th 2018 Thomas Ulbrich (pictured), currently management board member for production and logistics at Volkswagen, is to take charge of e-mobility at the German carmaker. From February 1st , Ulbrich will head a newly created division covering the e-mobility series and production of vehicles on the group’s new modular electric drive kit (MEB) platform. Last November, VW announced […]
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  • Vehicle shipping

    News » Jinling delivers latest car carrier to Grimaldi

    January 16th 2018 Shipbuilder Jinling has handed over pure car and truck carrier Grande Halifax to Grimaldi, the last of three vessels the Italian shipping line ordered from the Chinese company and which has been built at its Nanjing yard. The carrier will be deployed on the Mediterranean-North America weekly service operated by Grimaldi and joins sister vessels […]
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  • Supply chain digitalisation

    News » Kuehne + Nagel joins Temasek to invest in technology start-ups

    January 16th 2018 Global logistics services provider Kuehne + Nagel (KN) has signed an agreement with Singapore’s state-owned investment company, Temasek, to establish a joint venture to invest worldwide in start-ups developing cutting-edge technology for logistics and supply chains. The partnership “will be able to accelerate the transformation of the logistics industry,” said Joerg Wolle, chairman of Kuehne […]
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  • Mergers and acquisitions

    News » Mosolf buys out vehicle releasing agent AFG in Germany

    January 16th 2018 German finished vehicle transporter Mosolf has acquired its compatriot AFG (Allgemeine Fahrzeugübernahme-Gesellschaft), a releasing agent operating between vehicle manufacturers and freight forwarders. Announcing the move, Mosolf’s CEO, Dr Jörg Mosolf, said the company had gained “an experienced, reliable and innovative” service provider in outbound logistics. AFG coordinates the handling of vehicles between the end of […]
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  • People moves

    News » Egon Christ takes up role of managing director at Mosolf Transport Solutions

    January 16th 2018 Egon Christ (pictured) has taken up a new position as managing director of Mosolf Transport Solutions. He was previously senior manager and head of purchasing for research and development services at Daimler and worked for the German carmaker for 30 years. Mosolf Transport Solutions is the division of Mosolf Group that manages the outbound movement […]
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  • People moves

    News » Brian Mason takes on business development role at PAS

    January 15th 2018 Brian Mason (pictured) has become vice-president of business development and administration at Pasha Automotive Services (PAS), which provides vehicle logistics services throughout North America and is part of the Pasha Group. Mason, who was previously vice-president of planning, analysis and development, will be primarily focused on servicing existing business and building network solutions with industry […]
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