European Award for Logistics Excellence 2012

Ford Werke GmbH and Penske Logistics win the European Award for Logistics Excellence 2012

25 Million Truck Kilometers Avoided Per Year on European Roads

Enabled by European Logistics Award-winning Concept of Ford and Penske

  • Innovative: ‘Network Integrator’ logistics concept offers one distribution platform for many automotive manufacturers aimed at optimizing the supply chain
  • Efficient: Transport avoidance through intelligent resource utilization
  • Green: More than 10,000 tons or 17 per cent of CO2 reduction per year achieved, based on an assumption of 750,000 shipments annually
  • Customer benefit: Highest service level with reduced CO2 backpack

The European Logistics Association (ELA) honored Penske Logistics and Ford Motor Company with this year’s European Award for Logistics Excellence 2012 award for the innovative Network Integrator concept developed by the two companies. The winning case study submission is a joint project of Ford’s European Customer Service Division (FCSD) and Penske Logistics to optimize spare-parts supply chain enabling collaboration for multiple car brands across Europe. The award ceremony today took place in Kiev, Ukraine. Διαβάστε περισσότερα

Global Port Tracker report has optimistic outlook for rest of year and into 2014

By Jeff Berman, Group News Editor
September 06, 2013

The most recent edition of the North Europe Global Port Tracker report produced by maritime consultancy Hackett Associates and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics is pointing to a solid end of the year that they say will pave the way for a “sharp rebound” in North Europe next year. Διαβάστε περισσότερα

SCL Europe 2013

Over 630 attendees from the European supply chain and logistics industry gathered in Berlin this June for the 15th Annual SCL Europe Summit. We would like to sincerely thank all the speakers, delegates, commercial partners and supporting organisations that helped to make the event such a success once again. Διαβάστε περισσότερα

The 24 h Logistics Concept

The 24 h Logistics Concept

Brussels, 5 June 2013

In the presence of Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering, former President of European Parliament, Remmers Baustofftechnik GmbH received the European Award for Logistics Excellence 2013.

The jury, chaired by Ádám Kósa, MEP EPP group, nominated nearly unanimously this project as winner. The project in the construction industry provides now deliveries after receiving the order within 24 and 48 hours in 19 countries of Europe wherever the customer is located.  Centralising the order taking function combined with the extension of the time frame, modernising and centralising warehousing and distribution activities to 6 centres as well as automated IT logistics, the winning company gained significant and amazing results. Διαβάστε περισσότερα