Logistics http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53360/more en Fueling Supply Chain Efficiency http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/fueling-supply-chain-efficiency <div class="field-byline"> Brandon Stallard </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To optimize their logistics and supply-chain management strategies, automakers need the ability to track large amounts of data across the globe in order to provide a high-level overview of where supply chain time and money are spent.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/fueling-supply-chain-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/fueling-supply-chain-efficiency#comments Public Industry Voices Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers North America Industry U.S. IdeaXChange Miscellaneous Auto Makers Suppliers Global Sources Logistics OE-Supplier Relations Wed, 07 Oct 2015 10:50:00 +0000 1358361 at http://wardsauto.com Singapore to Deploy Driverless Vehicles at Ports http://wardsauto.com/technology/singapore-deploy-driverless-vehicles-ports <div class="node-body article-body">The Ministry of Transport will test “truck platooning” technology for moving containers between port terminals. A truck with a driver will be followed by a convoy of three or four driverless vehicles.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/singapore-deploy-driverless-vehicles-ports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/singapore-deploy-driverless-vehicles-ports#comments Public Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Industry Autonomous Vehicles Singapore Technology Miscellaneous Autonomous Vehicles Future Products Logistics Thu, 01 Oct 2015 09:49:00 +0000 1359141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Container-transport tests could lead to transporting people.</strong></p> UAW Could Throw Cold Water on Automakers’ Hot Output http://wardsauto.com/industry/uaw-could-throw-cold-water-automakers-hot-output <div class="node-body article-body">“A long strike is highly unlikely, but I think some kind of short strike is possible,” labor-relations professor and UAW observer Harley Shaiken says. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/uaw-could-throw-cold-water-automakers-hot-output" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/uaw-could-throw-cold-water-automakers-hot-output#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing North America Analysis Industry U.S. Data & Insights Miscellaneous Chrysler Ford General Motors Inventories Labor & Human Resources Logistics Production United Auto Workers (UAW) Vehicle Assembly Thu, 10 Sep 2015 16:03:00 +0000 1345741 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>FCA intends to keep Jeep lines in Toledo, OH, running.</strong></p> Subaru to Continue Bypassing Damaged Chinese Port http://wardsauto.com/subaru-continue-bypassing-damaged-chinese-port <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Subaru parent Fuji Heavy Industries will continue diverting its Japan-built cars to Shanghai because its Tianjin operations have not returned to normal since the deadly Aug. 12 chemical explosion.</div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/subaru-continue-bypassing-damaged-chinese-port" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Politics Asia Pacific Industry China Miscellaneous Logistics Trade Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:59:00 +0000 1338861 at http://wardsauto.com Toyota's Tianjin Plants Coming Back on Line http://wardsauto.com/toyotas-tianjin-plants-coming-back-line <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker says it will resume operations at its plants in the Chinese port city Thursday, two weeks after two massive chemical explosions that killed at least 116 people.</div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/toyotas-tianjin-plants-coming-back-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Asia Pacific Analysis Industry China Data & Insights Miscellaneous Logistics Production Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:24:00 +0000 1337291 at http://wardsauto.com China Port Blast Damaged JLR Cars, Parent Tata Says http://wardsauto.com/china-port-blast-damaged-jlr-cars-parent-tata-says <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Indian automaker is determining the extent of damage to the 5,800 Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles shipped to Tianjin port for eventual distribution in China.</div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/china-port-blast-damaged-jlr-cars-parent-tata-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Asia Pacific Industry China Miscellaneous Logistics Fri, 21 Aug 2015 11:05:00 +0000 1335261 at http://wardsauto.com Toyota Extends Halt in Tianjin Port Operations http://wardsauto.com/toyota-extends-halt-tianjin-port-operations <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker will suspend operations near the Chinese port of Tianjin through Sunday instead of Wednesday as originally planned, due to safety concerns following last week's deadly warehouse explosion.</div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/toyota-extends-halt-tianjin-port-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Analysis Industry China Data & Insights Miscellaneous Inventories Logistics Wed, 19 Aug 2015 11:55:00 +0000 1333991 at http://wardsauto.com China Port Explosion Damages Cars, Disrupts Shipments http://wardsauto.com/china-port-explosion-damages-cars-disrupts-shipments <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Toyota says it will halt operations through Wednesday at its plant in Tianjin, where more than 100 people died in a series of explosions last week. Volkswagen, Renault and Mitsubishi cars were damaged in the blasts and BMW diverted shipments of automobiles from Tianjin to Shanghai.</div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/china-port-explosion-damages-cars-disrupts-shipments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Analysis Industry China Data & Insights Miscellaneous Inventories Logistics Sun, 16 Aug 2015 16:07:00 +0000 1332481 at http://wardsauto.com GM Gearing to Reinvent Struggling Indian Operation http://wardsauto.com/industry/gm-gearing-reinvent-struggling-indian-operation <div class="node-body article-body">Loss-making GM India’s four-part strategy comprises fresh investment, consolidation of business in a single plant, launching new models and focusing on exports.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/gm-gearing-reinvent-struggling-indian-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/gm-gearing-reinvent-struggling-indian-operation#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Analysis Industry India Data & Insights Miscellaneous Chevrolet Capacity Utilization Globalization Logistics Product Development Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Mon, 10 Aug 2015 10:04:00 +0000 1328381 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Sail city car one of Chevrolet&rsquo;s many also-rans in India.</strong></p> Ukrainian Auto Industry Has Nowhere to Go But Up http://wardsauto.com/industry/ukrainian-auto-industry-has-nowhere-go <div class="field-byline"> Mark Rowe </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Frost & Sullivan report says emerging middle classes in countries such as Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan will create a demand for more, and updated, cars.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/ukrainian-auto-industry-has-nowhere-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/ukrainian-auto-industry-has-nowhere-go#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Suppliers Europe Analysis Industry Azerbaijan Belarus Russia Ukraine Uzbekistan Data & Insights Miscellaneous Kia Renault Skoda Toyota Volkswagen Logistics Production Purchashing Sales Results Trade Vehicle Assembly Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:19:00 +0000 1321741 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Locally built ZAZ Sens top seller in moribund market.</strong></p>