Micro-Epsilon launches inline and robot-mounted 3D inspection system

May 21, 2019    Supply Chain

Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has launched a 3D non-contact surface inspection system for defect detection and for inspecting the aesthetic appearance of non-reflecting (matt, unpainted, plastic and bare metal) surfaces. The turnkey system enables fast, reliable 100% surface inspection and can be integrated directly into processing/assembly lines or on robots.

Imperial Logistics to manage Volkswagen Group's packaging centre in Germany

May 20, 2019    Supply Chain

Imperial Logistics has formally opened the new Volkswagen Group packaging centre which it is managing and operating at JadeWeserPort, Wilhelmshaven (Germany). The 40,000 square metre facility took 9 months to complete.

William McKnight tone the new Chairman of Georgia Ports

May 20, 2019    Supply Chain

The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority elected William D. McKnight as Chairman. McKnight, who has served as Vice Chairman since 2018, will assume his new responsibilities July 1.

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A.P. Moller – Maersk to accelerate growth in Logistics & Services through further integration

May 16, 2019    Supply Chain

APM Terminals Inland Services will be integrated into Maersk Logistics & Services from 1 August 2019, providing customers with seamless access to a wider range of logistics & services offerings. This is a next step for A.P. Moller - Maersk in the implementation of their strategy to offer end-to-end solutions to customers.

William J. "Bill" Shea, Jr. to receive 2019 Connie Award in Long Beach, California

May 16, 2019    Supply Chain

William J. "Bill" Shea, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Direct ChassisLink Inc. (DCLI), will receive the 2019 Connie Award presented by the Containerization and Intermodal Institute on September 17. The industry-wide event to honour Mr. Shea will be held in Long Beach, California.

Schaeffler expands its aftermarket Clutch Repair portfolio for Asian vehicles

May 15, 2019    Supply Chain

Schaeffler's Automotive Aftermarket division has significantly expanded its portfolio for clutch repair of Asian vehicles. Under its LuK brand, Schaeffler now offers more than 450 articles – from individual parts like dual-mass flywheels and concentric slave cylinders, all the way to intelligently conceived repair solutions. This translates into market-leading coverage of the European car parc.

DB Schenker, MAN Truck & Bus and Fresenius University of Applied Sciences successfully complete platooning pilot project

May 15, 2019    Supply Chain

Operating electronically linked trucks on German motorways is safe, technically reliable and easily applicable in the routine of a logistics company. These are the key results of the world's first field test with truck platoons in real logistics operations, which the project partners presented in Berlin.

Vinturas uses IBM's blockchain technology to provide end-to-end supply chain visibility

May 14, 2019    Supply Chain

Vinturas, a consortium of leading Automotive logistics service providers in Europe, announced that it will operate a digital, blockchain based platform, to provide end-to-end visibility in the supply chain of finished vehicles.

Dachser launches automotive competence centre in the US

May 10, 2019    Supply Chain

Continuing its commitment to developing automotive sector logistics solutions, Dachser USA recently introduced the automotive competence centre in Atlanta, which provides dedicated customer service teams that are trained to address the complex logistics associated with the automotive market. In February 2019, Dachser introduced this initiative to the US market after a successful launch in Mexico.

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