29 August 2014


UK automotive industry given £45.5m boost
The government-backed Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative (AMSCI) is awarding £45.5 million of funding to UK-based suppliers, in a bid to boost the UK automotive sector ...

Automotive supply chain to see rapid jobs growth – KPMG
Jobs in the UK automotive supply chain are expected to grow in the tens of thousands by 2017, according to KPMG...

UK helicopter win for Norbert
Anglo-Italian helicopter company AgustaWestland has renewed its logistics contract with Norbert Dentressangle for a further three years, for the delivery of helicopter parts around the UK ...

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Efficiency is on the cards
The drive for efficiency in physical supply chains has benefited firms prepared to adopt new models and technology. Meanwhile, the financial supply chain has ground to make up if it is to avoid becoming a significant bottleneck. ...

How IT can make ''lean'' work
Let''s come clean - lean manufacturing isn''t living up to everyone''s expectations. While some well-known companies such as Toyota have attributed success to their lean manufacturing approach ...

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Mapping out automotive supply chain risk
Three of the world’s leading car manufacturers have created a collaborative community. Here they talk about how it came about...

Global waves
Motor manufacturers are reeling from the aftermath of the Japan earthquake and its impact on component supply chains worldwide. How damaging are the plant stoppages? And how are supply chains reshaping to mitigate risk? By Nick Allen. ...

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Corporate Insight

In Support of a Premium Brand
Unipart Logistics has been distributing Jaguar parts to the company’s dealers since 1984. Mike Varnom, director and general manager of Unipart Aftermarket Logistics explains how the company has kept pace with the iconic auto maker’s...

Shaping the future of the automotive supply chain
Vehicle manufactures operating in the West face significant challenges, with static markets, over-production, price competition and high labour rates creating an environment of slim margins for both OEMs and suppliers alike. The supply chain will play a...

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