Providing standards, tools and services
for the automotive supply chain

2013 News

November 2013

A practical approach to achieving reliable demand forecasts

You will have read above about the recently published Odette Guidelines for Collaborative Forecasting which provide a methodology to improve the accuracy of demand forecasts. Now Odette Sweden has developed a practical tool which helps to put the recommendations into practice.

Odette Guidelines for Collaborative Forecasting

For many years the automotive industry has suffered from deficiencies in the holistic forecasting and planning process that is used to determine the demand profile for parts and assemblies required from the upstream supply chain. The impact of inaccurate forecasts has come more sharply into focus as a result of difficulties in the business climate coupled with greater expectations from customers.

September 2013

GHG emissions reporting made easier

Freight Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reporting has become an important topic, not only for the automotive industry, but for the transport industry as a whole - yet there is often confusion about which reporting methods to use and how to gather the necessary data.

Odette appoints Registration Authority in China

Odette has appointed CEDEX, provider of e-Autohub, the largest Chinese automotive network, as a Registration Authority (RA) in China for the Odette Certification Authority (CA).

New MMOG/LE training provider for Brazil

Odette has signed an agreement with the Instituto da Qualidade Automotiva (IQA) in São Paulo to deliver Global MMOG/LE training to automotive companies across Brazil.

January 2013

OFTP2 gains momentum in US

Two US based OFTP2 solution providers have recently passed the Odette OFTP2 Interoperability Test, reflecting the worldwide OFTP2 expansion plans of global OEMs and Tier1s: