GM names Alan Wexler Senior Vice President, Innovation and Growth

Jul 28, 2020    Supply Chain

General Motors announced the appointment of Alan Wexler to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Innovation and Growth, effective Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. Wexler is the former Chairman and CEO of digital business transformation firm Publicis Sapient.

PSA Aftermarket acquires Amanhã Global to accelerate the circular economy of multi-brand spare parts

Jul 24, 2020    Supply Chain

PSA Aftermarket has acquired Amanhã Global and its e-commerce platform by acquiring a majority stake in the capital of the company.

Gebrüder Weiss increases logistics capacities near Graz

Jul 23, 2020    Supply Chain

Gebrüder Weiss is expanding in Styria: On July 22, the official ground-breaking ceremony for a new location with a total area of 70,000 square meters was held in Kalsdorf near Graz. The logistics terminal, planned for 26 million euros, will replace the current location.

Rail freight transport: pilot project launched to test automatic rail coupling

Jul 23, 2020    Supply Chain

A consortium headed by Deutsche Bahn is now trialing the use of digital automatic coupling (DAC) on freight cars. The German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) awarded the contract for this pilot project to the consortium of six companies from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and France.

Rhenus flagship logistics warehouse sets new standards in India

Jul 23, 2020    Supply Chain

The Rhenus Group has expanded its logistics services in the Asia-Pacific region with a newly built logistics warehouse in Gurugram, India, near the Delhi metropolitan region.

Audi develops first Supermarket 2.0 for the automotive industry

Jul 21, 2020    Supply Chain

The Audi plants have been using automated guided vehicles (AGVs) for many years. These vehicles assist in supermarkets – logistics areas where employees pre-pick components in the correct sequence.

Volkswagen Group of America opens new Tradepoint Atlantic vehicle terminal at Port of Baltimore

Jul 21, 2020    Supply Chain

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) and Tradepoint Atlantic today celebrated the first day of operations at the Tradepoint Atlantic terminal at the Port of Baltimore, VWGoA’s newest port in the U.S.

Hella Gutmann's Mega Macs allows diagnostics on Mercedes-Benz vehicles with access protection

Jul 16, 2020    Supply Chain

The connectivity functions in modern vehicles bring a host of benefits, but can also pose a risk in terms of tampering and unauthorised access to data. This is why vehicle manufacturers are working on cyber security systems which make it more difficult to use the OBD diagnostics interface to access data, and which can be used to grant access via different authorisation levels.

GEODIS has set itself the ambition of reducing its CO2 emissions by 30% by 2030

Jul 15, 2020    Supply Chain

GEODIS supports the launch of the European Clean Trucking Alliance and calls for the decarbonisation of road transport.

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