All DAF articles

  • Apprentices, Bentley

    UK automakers sound alarm on skills shortages, unfilled engineering roles


    The pace of electrification is getting ahead of the time taken to train the engineers with the skills needed for an auto industry transitioning to producing EVs.

  • Alignment

    Heavyweight investments


    Recent developments at Volvo and Daimler show that staying ahead in truck manufacture requires the input of significant resourcesTrucks are the lifeblood of commerce; for example, the latest figures from the United States show that 19 billion tonnes of freight were carried in a single year – equating to 4.4trillion ...

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    Movimentação de executivos


    A transportadora de veículo norte americana, MetroGistics, nomeou Martha Garcia-Perry como sua diretora de gerenciamento de conta. Ela já havia trabalhado como gerente sênior de Operações Regionais da rede logística Insight, supervisionando as operações de dia-a-dia da rede de distribuição de veículo final da Chrysler no sudeste dos EUA. Garcia-Perry ...

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    DB Schenker DAF BMW


    DB Schenker assegura contratos com DAF e BMW A empresa alemã DB Schenker garantiu dois últimos contratos automotivos em rápida sucessão que fará com que forneça serviços completos para as novas instalações DAF Trucks no Brasil, enquanto seu empreendimento conjunto com Saito abre um novo armazém para BMW no Japão. ...

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    DB Schenker подписывает контракты с DAF и BMW


    Немецкая компания DB Schenker недавно подписала два контракта, по которым будет предоставлять полный спектр услуг для нового завода DAF Trucks в Бразилии, а СП компании открывает новый склад для BMW в Японии. По контракту с DAF Trucks, бразильское подразделение DB Schenker будет отвечать за консолидацию экспорта, прозрачность цепочек поставок ...

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    Movimentação de executivos


    Robert Strain passou de seu cargo como chefe de operações diárias em Logística Global da General Motors e da divisão Contêineres para se tornar vice-presidente do setor automotivo na Asia Pacific para a CEVA Logistics. Ele ocupará o cargo deixado por Dave Dudek que se mudou para um novo ...

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    Глобальный обзор


    DAF-PDC-EindhovenГлобальный обзорDAF инвестирует €30 млн в Eindhoven PDCDAF Trucks, дочерняя компании PACCAR, инвестирует €30 млн в новый дистрибуционный центр запчастей (PDC) в Эйндховене, Нидерланды. Центр будет построен в первой половине 2013 года и заменит нынешний PDC в Эйндховене. В центре будут применяться новейшие технологии, в том числе последние логистические системы, ...

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    Rhenus разрабатывает цепочку поставок для DAF в СНГ


    По подписании контракта в начале года, Rhenus Group разрабатывает всю цепочку поставок для растущей сети дилерских центров DAF Trucks в России и СНГ.Rhenus в настоящий момент занимается организацией складов в Московской области, откуда дочерняя транспортная компания Revival Express будет распространять запчасти и компоненты компаниям-партнерам DAF в России, Беларуси и ...

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    Перестановки в верхах


    Роберт Стрейн перешел с поста директора по ежедневной операционной деятельности подразделения General Motor по глобальной логистике и контейнерным перевозкам на пост вице-президента автомобильного сектора по Азиатско-Тихоокеанскому региону в компании Ceva Logistics. Он сменил на этом посту Дейва Дудека, который в октябре прошлого года переместился на новую позицию в Европе, где ...

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    No truck with waste


    Sharon Clancy talks to two European truck OEMs about their manufacturing operationsLike most truck manufacturers, Scania has global standards not just for most components and parts but also for working methods and quality, and environmental standards at all its plants. Likewise, Leyland Trucks, in the UK, is part of US-based ...

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    Getting the right formula in machining


    Critical partnershipsFast and furiousThe path to redemptionFirst-rate spindle technology is only one element of a four-part formula leading to optimised machining. As important as the machine tool might be, only the application of the right tooling, coolant strategy and cutting paths will offer up the desired outcome. Neglecting these is ...

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    Goudriaan joined Bosal Group as their CEO


    Liege, Belgium – Emissions control equipment supplier Bosal Group has appointed Aad L Goudriaan as new CEO. Goudriaan joins the company from DAF Trucks, where he held various managerial positions before being appointed company president in 2004.Replacing Goudriaan at DAF is Harrie Schippers, who was previously the truckmaker’s director of ...

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    AMS 10th Anniversary: Assembly & testing


    Interviewed by AMS in 2000, Henrik Hakonsson, CFrom clay to CraySilence is goldenEngine and part testingMeeting the targethief Executive of Bruel and Kjaer, called for ‘intelligent’ tools which would make sound and vibration testing equipment both easier to use and better at data collection.“There is a definite need for innovation ...

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    Clearly visible benefits


    Solutions that cover and facilitate whole product lifecycle processes are growing in importance, and the main driver is visualisation technology.Factory planningVisualisation is entering a new dimension that goes beyond mere photorealistic product imagery. So far, designers have primarily concentrated on visualising product concepts, prototypes and finished products. Now, the trend ...

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    Building the perfect Bentley


    Building the Bentley Production SystemNew assembly linePenny for your thoughtsSetting the pacePull and feedQuality for tomorrowUK car production is a rare sight these days and it took a dramatic turn around in production processes to keep Bentley on British soil. AMS went to Crewe to talk to Senior Production Manager ...

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    Grinding down the expenses


    Competitiveness is keyThe rise of CGIVersatility in productionEliminating filtration problemsCutting down machining timeSaving pays for new investmentThe process of reducing weightIn the ultra-competitive machining sector, the investment levels required to meet cost and quality demands are not for the faint-heartedThe automotive supply chain is investing heavily to retain and attract ...

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    Keeping the machines running


    Fastems has worked with Doesburg Components of the Netherlands to become more productive while remaining competitive with companies which have shifted production to the EastBuilding for the futureQuality recognitionThe art of flexibilityFilling the gaps in the labour forceWhat does a heavy truck parts supplier to do when its competitors are ...

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    Flanders – a cornerstone in European production


    At the forefront of vehicle making for more than a century, Flanders is home to a vehicle making industry that has grown steadily on the strength of quality engineeringProduction in proximitySupplier supportEmployment – growth through automationFord in FlandersSetting the paceVolkswagen in VorstVolvoPoint clouds for precisionRapid programming Flanders, in the northern ...

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    Computer crashing


    Computer aided engineering is making vehicles safer through the use of more sophisticated simulation models based on reliable data. AMS looks at the rise of the digital dummy.Reducing time and costKnowledge-based solutionsSophisticated structuresReal time restraintTyre model simulationLimited-slip differentialsBepco Host CellRobust solutionMahle sub-system testingCorus, the international steel company, and DAF Trucks, ...