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2019 News

December 2019

Local support for Iberia and Morocco

Spain is the largest producer of vehicles in Europe after Germany, while Portugal and Morocco have both seen a significant increase in automotive production over the past few years. In common with their partners and competitors across the world, vehicle manufacturers in these countries are under growing pressure to reduce the environmental impact and cost of their logistics operations. In facing up to this challenge, they are looking more and more to an increase in local sourcing.

November 2019

Meet the Odette Team at FAL2020

Under the headline “Tearing down Boundaries - Merging Production and Logistics”, the next Forum Automobil Logistik, FAL2020, will take place on 5 & 6 February 2020 in Leipzig, the home of several automotive key players.

Are you ready for MMOG/LE v5? Watch our webinar now

Odette and AIAG recently announced the release of Version 5 of MMOG/LE. This new version of the widely used supply chain capability assessment tool takes account of the latest evolutions in supply chain processes, logistics and communications technology, cyber security and related audit standards. The tool itself has also evolved and is now available as a browser-based application MMOG.np. To support the global automotive community in the move to MMOG.np, AIAG and Odette have developed a free webinar VIEW WEBINAR

July 2019

Get trained with the right MMOG trainer

In order to ensure that supply chain professionals are able to perform at the top of their game, it is essential to provide on-going training and to select the right training organisation. In this respect, you can rely on an Odette preferred training provider.

Global Transport Label European Profile

In September 2016, Odette published a new version of its European Profile of the Global Transport Label – GTL EPv2 (LL08). The review provided the opportunity to modernise the label through the use of new bar coding technologies.

Local Odette support for automotive industry in Brazil

Major automotive players are continually looking to implement Odette Standards, Tools and Services throughout their global operations and are putting additional requirements on their suppliers, such as new digital messages or auto-id techniques, in order to ensure that their SCM operations remain best in class.

Odette launches MMOG.np Release 2 in collaboration with AIAG

In order to make it much easier to manage MMOG/LE assessments, Odette, in co-operation with AIAG, has developed a modern IT application called MMOG.np to replace the long-established Excel based workbook.

Get your MMOG/LE v5 licence now!

MMOG/LE Version 5 is now available and customers will be announcing their v4 to v5 migration plans over the coming months to give suppliers sufficient time to ensure that their SCM operations can meet the new standard but Version 5 will quickly become the norm for self-assessment of automotive supplier sites across the world. Get your MMOG v5 licence now

May 2019

Returnable Packaging Management toolkit now complete

In September 2017, Odette published its Best Practice Recommendation ‘Packaging Management Guidelines’ (LG14) which was the result of a number of OEMs, Tier suppliers and LSPs from across Europe as well as Odette National Organisations working together to define the essential preconditions to packaging management.

MMOG/LE V5 Readiness Webinars

Odette and AIAG recently announced the release of Version 5 of MMOG/LE.

New member of the Odette Team

We welcome Beysun Sen Duru who has joined Odette International as Engagement Manager. In this role, she is responsible for establishing even closer links with Odette members and partners in order to pick up on the latest trends in supply chain management and identify possible weaknesses in existing supply chain processes.

March 2019

Publication: Capturing Supply Chain Events with auto-ID

Auto ID technologies are used extensively in the automotive industry to manage assets, track the movement of parts and materials throughout the supply chain and document their use in production. This is done by reading 1D or 2D bar-codes or RFID tags at various stages in the logistics process and the product life-cycle.