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<br /> Automotive<br /> BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS IN<br /> AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLY CHAINS<br /> LOGISTICS<br /> APRIL-JUNE 2018<br /> 20TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR<br /> Leaning<br /> towards<br /> stability<br /> Michel Torreborre<br /> explains how streamlined<br /> logistics are supporting<br /> Volvo's global growth<br /> Sweet home Alabama<br /> The US state and its<br /> neighbours are now a<br /> production hub requiring<br /> a strong logistics network<br /> automotivelogistics.media<br /> Real-time tracking<br /> The technology is gaining<br /> momentum but opinion<br /> is divided on whether it is<br /> about to go mainstream<br /> The ethics of electrics<br /> Raw materials for the<br /> growing EV segment<br /> are not always sourced<br /> responsibly<br /> an<br /<a title="AL April-June 2018 page 1" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=1"> Automotive </a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 2" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=2"> </a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 3" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=3"> Automotive </a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 4" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=4"> Automotive APRIL - JUNE 2018 LOGISTICS contents</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 5" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=5"> on the cover 16 Leaning towards greater sta</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 6" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=6"> COMMENT & ANALYSIS First quarter in brief Mex</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 7" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=7"> John Martin John Martin has moved from his role </a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 8" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=8"> COMMENT & ANALYSIS Trump's tariffs condemned a</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 9" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=9"> COMMENT & ANALYSIS Stoking up a trade war? Ma</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 10" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=10"> COMMENT & ANALYSIS Auto sector urges caution i</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 11" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=11"> </a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 12" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=12"> COMMENT & ANALYSIS Vehicle-makers forced to pl</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 13" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=13"> Customers demanding express delivery? No problem.</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 14" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=14"> COMMENT & ANALYSIS Russia `rubber-stamps' para</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 15" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=15"> WHEN YOU'RE AGAINST THE CLOCK, WE'RE THERE FOR YO</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 16" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=16"> COVER STORY VOLVO CARS Leaning towards greater</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 17" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=17"> Technology is set to change Volvo’s supply c</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 18" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=18"> COVER STORY VOLVO CARS team has helped to des</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 19" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=19"> </a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 20" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=20"> COVER STORY VOLVO CARS What have been the be</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 21" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=21"> Are you running return services back to China? We</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 22" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=22"> </a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 23" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=23"> SEPARATE, BUT WITH SYNERGIES Under Geely, Volvo C</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 24" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=24"> SUPPLIER FOCUS APTIV A global approach to mobilit</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 25" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=25"> SUPPLIER FOCUS APTIV at ng lex use </a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 26" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=26"> SUPPLIER FOCUS APTIV developments in technolo</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 27" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=27"> </a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 28" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=28"> REGIONAL FOCUS ALABAMA Sweet home Alabama</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 29" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=29"> International (MBUSI) facility in Tuscaloosa, Hon</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 30" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=30"> June 13th – 14th 2018 Kameha Grand Bonn, Germany </a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 31" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=31"> North American market. Despite the strength </a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 32" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=32"> REGIONAL FOCUS ALABAMA LEVER</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 33" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=33"> REGIONAL FOCUS ALABAMA a 3PL. Tranco, which h</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 34" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=34"> REGIONAL FOCUS ALABAMA </a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 35" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=35"> WITH PLASTIC, YOU WIN. </a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 36" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=36"> REGIONAL FOCUS ALABAMA In a state of contentment</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 37" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=37"> REGIONAL FOCUS ALABAMA </a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 38" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=38"> REGIONAL FOCUS ALABAMA their plants just for </a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 39" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=39"> REGIONAL FOCUS ALABAMA The biggest transf</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 40" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=40"> DIGITALISATION BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY Moving quic</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 41" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=41"> invoices. These statistics were recently reported</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 42" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=42"> DIGITALISATION BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY showed t</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 43" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=43"> What do all these changes mean for the custo</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 44" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=44"> IT REAL-TIME TRACKING Is it Here yet? </a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 45" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=45"> IT REAL-TIME TRACKING collection of technolog</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 46" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=46"> IT REAL-TIME TRACKING HITTING THE SWEET SPOT An</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 47" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=47"> IT REAL-TIME TRACKING </a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 48" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=48"> FROM THE INDUSTRY nVISION GLOBAL SPONSORED ART</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 49" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=49"> nVISION GLOBAL FROM THE INDUSTRY and payment so</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 50" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=50"> CONFERENCE REPORT AUTOMOTIVE LOGISTICS MEXICO U</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 51" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=51"> CONFERENCE REPORT AUTOMOTIVE LOGISTICS MEXICO by</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 52" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=52"> CONFERENCE REPORT AUTOMOTIVE LOGISTICS MEXICO </a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 53" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=53"> CONFERENCE REPORT AUTOMOTIVE LOGISTICS MEXICO </a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 54" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=54"> WHAT'S HAPPENING IN... BRAZIL Waking up to a ne</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 55" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=55"> WHAT'S HAPPENING IN... BRAZIL 6:1 T</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 56" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=56"> WHAT'S HAPPENING IN... BRAZIL CARS & LIGHT VEHIC</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 57" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=57"> WHAT'S HAPPENING IN... BRAZIL </a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 58" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=58"> FORUM PRODUKTION & LOGISTIK BY Smart factory – U</a> <a title="AL April-June 2018 page 59" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/6f63ab68?page=59"> WHAT'S HAPPENING IN... 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