Getting a Grip on Your Supply Chain
Tracking down the exact whereabouts of vehicle parts in transit from a supplier can be difficult, especially when the supply chain is global in scale, notes Scott Conover, automotive segment leader for Infor’s GT Nexus unit.
If a disruption occurs, getting answers and formulating an effective response can take days. The process typically involves multiple phone calls, emails and spreadsheet reviews. Conover says GT Nexus creates a cloud-based “community” that centralizes critical data, puts disruptions into context and makes them immediately available to all stakeholders.
I'm not talking about a plastic Revell model of a '57 Chevy, but a real vehicle, one that rolls off an assembly line in 1999 with another 99,999 just like it right behind. Is it possible, or is this just a fantasy of the marketing department at Elmer's?
Ford has made an accomplishment that will never be bested, never even be tied.
According to Sandor Piszar, Chevrolet truck marketing director, “We engineer and build our trucks with customers’ expectations in mind.”