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    Home Page » From the industry: Driving predictive maintenance 

    August 30th 2018 Connected cars are set to hit the mainstream: market penetration is expected to soar from 38.9% in 2018 to 80.7% in 2022, according to statistics provider Statista, which will have a significant impact for logistics companies working in the aftersales market. In particular, connected cars are paving the way for predictive maintenance, which offers additional […]
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    Intelligence » From the industry: A global freight audit and payment solution

    May 17th 2018 Amidst the growing efforts of enterprises to expand, the logistics sector has been at the forefront of helping them attain a truly global status. But some hurdles remain, including the accurate and timely payment of freight invoices. Historically, firms have paid freight invoices as they were presented and performed a cursory check here and there or […]
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    News » From the industry: Supporting the velocity of a global supply chain

    October 11th 2017 If your company makes a product from parts purchased from suppliers and those products are sold to customers, then you have a supply chain. Some supply chains are simple, while others are more complex. Companies of all shapes and sizes, regional or global, face similar challenges with their supply chains and that includes the fact […]
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    News » From the industry: A digital platform for changing the outbound sector

    September 19th 2017 Latvian finished vehicle services provider, Fracht SIA, rolled out its Automotive Logistics Control System (ALCS) in 2014 to aid in the distribution of cars for Volkswagen Group brands, General Motors and a number of commercial vehicle companies. Fracht has invested €3m ($3.6m) in the transport management software tool so far and it now handles everything […]
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  • Opinion » Last Mile: converging on the future

    January 4th 2016 A new world order is emerging in the automotive sector. It began as a ‘quiet revolution’, but will change the industry forever. Technology – not chassis design, braking systems or tyres – has become pre-eminent in an industry where the big OEMs have traditionally held all the market power. Now all participants must focus on […]
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  • Opinion » Staying in the driver’s seat when it comes to supply chain

    December 15th 2015 When it comes to manufacturing’s next revolution – the much-discussed Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 – the automotive industry is firmly in the driving seat. A trailblazer across key manufacturing trends, the automotive industry is accelerating the move towards a world in which raw materials and machines communicate with each other within an Internet […]
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  • Opinion » The importance and growth of manufacturing logistics in the UK

    November 19th 2014 A wealth of opportunity is available to companies that think internationally, and businesses producing parts for the manufacturing industry should be looking to the corners of the world in search of contracts Gone are the days when complex products and all their components were made in one factory. These days, manufacturers source goods from all […]
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  • From The Industry » UPS study: what’s driving the automotive parts online shopper

    October 10th 2014 Sponsored article E-commerce is profoundly impacting the retail and distribution of automotive spare parts and accessories, with double-digit growth in the online segment in the US, compared to flat sales for brick-and-mortar dealerships and stores. While parts and accessory consumers are driven by some factors common to other retailers – including low prices, product availability […]
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