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<br /> FINISHED<br /> VEHICLE<br /> LOGISTICS<br /> Oct-Dec 2015<br /> What's changed<br /> what hasn't<br /> what's ahead<br /> Automotive<br /> LOGISTICS<br /> A special 10th<br /> anniversary edition<br /> The past and future<br /> of distribution<br /> BMW's Dr Ulrich Wieland and the<br /> PUK\Z[Y`»ZSLHKPUNSPNO[ZYLÅLJ[VU<br /> changing technology and markets<br /> for vehicle logistics<br /> Timeline of events<br /> Relive the good, the bad<br /> and the ugly from the<br /> last decade of global<br /> vehicle logistics news<br /> www.fvlmagazine.com<br /> What the experts say...<br /> We surveyed outbound<br /> executives from around<br /> the world about recent<br /> and upcoming changes<br /> VW Group Logistics<br /> Andrea Eck recounts the<br /> group's drive to improve<br /> planning and multimodal<br /> vehicle transport<br /> an<br /> State of the nations<br /> )YPLÄUNZVUKPMMLYLU[<br /> transport modes and<br /> re<a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 1" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=1"> FINISHED VEHICLE LOGISTICS Oct-Dec 2015 What's c</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 2" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=2"> CREATING When a new car is deliver</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 3" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=3"> 1 FROM THE EDITOR OCTOBER-DECEMBER15 FROM THE </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 4" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=4"> 041 FINISHED VEHICLE LOGISTICS 10th anniversary </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 5" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=5"> on the cover 38 BMW's vision of the future BMW G</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 6" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=6"> A DECADE IN DATA Where we've been... The period </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 7" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=7"> 1 A DECADE IN DATA LIGHT VEHICLE SALES – SELECT</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 8" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=8"> A DECADE IN DATA In the medium-to-long t</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 9" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=9"> *OREDOVHUYLFHV &DUJR/RJLVWLFV 9HKLFOH/RJLVWLFV 0R</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 10" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=10"> A DECADE IN BRIEF TIMELINE Plant openings P</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 11" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=11"> A DECADE IN BRIEF TIMELIN E 1 at We eve sup ten </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 12" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=12"> A DECADE IN BRIEF TIMELINE 1 New strateg y fo</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 13" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=13"> </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 14" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=14"> A DECADE IN BRIEF TIMELINE 1 “The European railwa</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 15" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=15"> Turbo-Charged Logistics Solutions. </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 16" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=16"> A DECADE IN BRIEF TIMELINE JANUARY 1 1 Ger</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 17" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=17"> World leader in RoRo transport Via </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 18" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=18"> A DECADE IN BRIEF TIMELINE 1 Geely buys Volvo Car</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 19" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=19"> </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 20" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=20"> A DECADE IN BRIEF TIMELINE JANUARY 1 1 Siem </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 21" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=21"> Vehicle Processing Services </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 22" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=22"> A DECADE IN BRIEF TIMELINE 1 Plant openings Plan</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 23" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=23"> Delivering the World's Finest Cars Depend</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 24" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=24"> A DECADE IN BRIEF TIMELINE JANUARY 1 Mitsub</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 25" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=25"> </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 26" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=26"> A DECADE IN BRIEF TIMELINE A tough w1inter for ra</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 27" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=27"> A DECADE IN BRIEF TIMELIN E 1 “A lot of people se</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 28" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=28"> A DECADE IN BRIEF EXECUTIVE SURVEY W </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 29" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=29"> catching up. Such regulation has driven up costs,</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 30" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=30"> 30 A DECADE IN BRIEF EXECUTIVE SURVEY ABOUT O</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 31" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=31"> A DECADE IN BRIEF EXECUTIVE SURVEY 1 What would y</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 32" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=32"> A DECADE IN BRIEF EXECUTIVE SURVEY WHO WE SPOKE </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 33" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=33"> A DECADE IN BRIEF EXECUTIVE SURVEY 1 Mike Sturgeo</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 34" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=34"> A DECADE IN BRIEF EXECUTIVE SURVEY Ot Wellb acr</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 35" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=35"> A DECADE IN BRIEF EXECUTIVE SURVEY 1 o In also p </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 36" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=36"> A DECADE IN BRIEF EXECUTIVE SURVEY Oth will d a</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 37" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=37"> JAN 26-28 Hyatt Regency, Mexico City </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 38" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=38"> COVER STORY BMW GROUP Getting connected for a F </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 39" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=39"> 1 COVER STORY BMW GROUP new era of distribution </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 40" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=40"> 40 COVER STORY BMW GROUP NO LONGER YARDS</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 41" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=41"> and to manage inventory. ConnectedDrive means thi</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 42" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=42"> COVER STORY BMW GROUP One important chang</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 43" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=43"> Vehicle logistics is our profession! The Lagerma</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 44" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=44"> COVER STORY BMW GROUP “In terms of leader</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 45" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=45"> 1 COVER STORY BMW GROUP has a battery guard tha</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 46" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=46"> COVER STORY BMW GROUP SIZE MATTERS A major fo</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 47" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=47"> Vega International Car-Transport and Logistic-Tra</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 48" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=48"> COVER STORY BMW GROUP Production in Gree</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 49" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=49"> JUNE 7-9 7-9 June, Hyatt Newport Beach </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 50" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=50"> A DECADE IN BRIEF EXECUTIVE SURVEY: VW GROUP Resp</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 51" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=51"> YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN IS NOW MORE VALUABLE THAN EVER </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 52" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=52"> A DECADE IN BRIEF EXECUTIVE SURVEY: VW GROUP </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 53" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=53"> 8th -10th December 2015 The Leela Ambience Gurgao</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 54" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=54"> A DECADE IN BRIEF EXECUTIVE SURVEY: GENERAL MOTOR</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 55" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=55"> SAFE ON ALL SIDES. 800.521.6393 </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 56" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=56"> A DECADE IN BRIEF EXECUTIVE SURVEY: JCB High stan</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 57" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=57"> SAY GOODBYE TO EMPTY BACKHAULS. THE CTM CONVE</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 58" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=58"> A DECADE IN BRIEF DAMAGE & QUALITY HANDLING Prep</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 59" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=59"> A DECADE IN BRIEF DAMAGE & QUALITY HANDLING 1 com</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 60" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=60"> A DECA DE IN BRIEF DAMAGE & QUALITY HANDLING </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 61" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=61"> </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 62" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=62"> A DECADE IN BRIEF DAMAGE & QUALITY HANDLING </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 63" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=63"> YOUR PARTNER FOR VEHICLE TRANSPORT PROTECTION. </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 64" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=64"> A DECADE IN BRIEF TRACK AND TRACE Not much new u</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 65" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=65"> not unthinkingly, but still one that appears to l</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 66" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=66"> A DECADE IN BRIEF TRACK AND TRACE </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 67" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=67"> supply chain to invest in technologies that might</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 68" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=68"> SHIPPING REVIEW WWL Setting a new course T </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 69" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=69"> 1 SHIPPING REVIEW WWL Such huge vessels, h</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 70" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=70"> SHIPPING REVIEW WWL the Americas and Europe, </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 71" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=71"> rates have thwarted previous attempts to institut</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 72" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=72"> SHIPPING REVIEW WWL A DAY IN THE LIFE AT THE HE</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 73" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=73"> the competition is playing fair. WWL has thus spe</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 74" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=74"> SHIPPING REVIEW RO-RO BY NUMBERS Through the sto</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 75" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=75"> SHIPPING REVIEW RO-RO BY NUMBERS 1 never far from</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 76" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=76"> SHIPPING REVIEW RO-RO BY NUMBERS A BIGGER SHAR</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 77" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=77"> SHIPPING REVIEW RO-RO BY NUMBERS 1 expanded capac</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 78" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=78"> TRUCKING REVIEW NORTH AMERICA N </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 79" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=79"> HEIGHT NOW: 96” CAB HEIGHT 2005: 89” CAB LENGTH</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 80" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=80"> TRUCKING REVIEW NORTH AMERICA </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 81" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=81"> TRUCKING REVIEW NORTH AMERICA 1 exemptions, but u</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 82" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=82"> TRUCKING REVIEW EUROPE Feeling the pressure B </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 83" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=83"> Along with low rates and volumes, road hauli</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 84" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=84"> TRUCKING REVIEW EUROPE (25 FIRMS) 12,000 To</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 85" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=85"> Reduced damage, costs and improved supply chain r</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 86" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=86"> TRUCKING REVIEW EUROPE directive on weights a</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 87" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=87"> Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 88" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=88"> RAIL REVIEW NORTH AMERICA Staying flexible in a </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 89" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=89"> RAIL REVIEW NORTH AMERICA 1 challenging landscape</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 90" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=90"> RAIL REVIEW NORTH AMERICA surpass the peaks s</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 91" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=91"> </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 92" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=92"> RAIL REVIEW NORTH AMERICA MORE CARS WAITING IN</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 93" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=93"> We Work In Your World The right company in the ri</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 94" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=94"> RAIL REVIEW INDIA Chasing away the I </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 95" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=95"> 1 RAIL REVIEW INDIA </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 96" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=96"> RAIL REVIEW INDIA shipments; Gurgaon-based TC</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 97" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=97"> RAIL REVIEW EUROP E 1 Trains without frontiers </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 98" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=98"> RAIL REVIEW EUROPE liberalisation in at least</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 99" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=99"> RAIL REVIEW EUROP E 1 a positive for realising ra</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 100" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=100"> RAIL REVIEW EUROPE acquisition of major rail </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 101" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=101"> network, other providers note something of a capa</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 102" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=102"> A DECA DE IN BRIEF CHINA </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 103" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=103"> 1 A DECADE IN BRIEF CHIN A there is currentl</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 104" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=104"> A DECADE IN BRIEF CHINA 150 people and injure</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 105" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=105"> 1 A DECADE IN BRIEF CHIN A “Modern logis</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 106" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=106"> A DECADE IN BRIEF BRAZIL In constant pursuit of </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 107" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=107"> 1 A DECADE IN BRIEF BRAZ IL The crisis</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 108" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=108"> A DECADE IN BRIEF BRAZIL Tegma's adjusted</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 109" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=109"> 3 November 2015 Renaissance, São Paulo </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 110" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=110"> VEHICLE INVENTORY ANALYSIS Ben Waller, senior r</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 111" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=111"> 1 VEHICLE INVENTORY ANALYSIS 100 100 STOCK (D</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 112" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=112"> VEHICLE INVENTORY ANALYSIS HIGHER INVENTORIES </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 113" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=113"> COMPANIES FEATURED IN THIS ISSUE Active Transpor</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 114" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=114"> A DECADE IN BRIEF ON REFLECTION Material world C</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 115" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=115"> A DECADE IN BRIEF ON REFLECTION 1 Rewind to look </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 116" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=116"> OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2015 ARS Altmann Established in</a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 117" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=117"> 1 INNOVATIVE AUTOMOTIVE LOGISTICS </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 118" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=118"> NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT... </a> <a title="FVL Oct-Dec 2015 page 119" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09446262?page=119"> Not all auto logistics providers are alike. 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