If Mexico’s fast-growing automotive industry achieves the kind of output boost that has been forecast in the next few years, its logistics networks will need to be well prepared.
Mexico City January 27th, 2017 – With vehicle output expected to exceed 5m units by 2020, the Mexican automotive sector has never looked in better shape. But the country’s logistics networks will need some substantial upgrades in terms of roads, railways and ports if they are to handle all the extra traffic such growth will inevitably bring. Many OEMs have highlighted the need for the level of investment in Mexico’s infrastructure to keep up with them.
As a premier sponsor of this and other Automotive Logistics events around the globe, CHEP will lead sessions related to such investments on infrastructure, specifically around the implementation of packaging and logistics programs in the Mexican Automotive market today. Discussions will center around common challenges and roadblocks faced by OEMs and their suppliers as they relate to process change management, shipping regulations and cost reduction initiatives.
Keeping Mexico’s explosive growth on the rails and ensuring the automotive sector and its suppliers there have the road network, rail freight services and port capacity they really need will be the central theme of this year’s Automotive Logistics Mexico conference, where OEMs, service providers, infrastructure operators and technology solutions suppliers will come together to find the best way forward in ensuring long-term investment and efficiency in the supply chain.
Taking place from January 31st to February 2nd at the Marquis Reforma in Mexico City, the event will provide insight and analysis from some of the Mexican automotive sector’s leading figures, as they consider the state of today’s industry and outline how they would like to see the industry position itself for the challenging times ahead.
Now in its third year, Automotive Logistics Mexico is already a well-regarded conference that has proven highly useful to past delegates, providing “very valuable information for the industry”, as Raúl Gamboa, logistics planning vehicle project leader at BMW, put it after last year’s event. Automotive Logistics Mexico is expected to attract well over 400 of the Mexican auto logistics sector’s most senior representatives.
For more information, please see the conference website.
CHEP is part of Brambles Limited (ASX: BXB) a supply-chain logistics company operating in more than 60 countries, primarily through the CHEP and IFCO brands. The Group specializes in the pooling of unit-load equipment and associated services, focusing on the outsourced management of pallets, crates and containers. Brambles primarily serves the automotive, consumer goods, dry grocery, fresh food, retail and general manufacturing supply chains.
Brambles employs more than 14,000 people and owns approximately 500 million pallets, crates and containers through a global network of approximately 850 service centers. For further information, please visit www.brambles.com.
CHEP Automotive and Industrial Solutions works with over 3000 customers including the top OEM and Tier1 brands globally since 1986. With its environmentally friendly, cost-saving, multi-user shared container pooling service, CHEP reduces the total supply chain cost per part, while improving the efficiency and carbon footprint for its customers.
For more information, visit www.chep.com/automotive.
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