Archive for 2019
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
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.
Odette2020 - International Conference & Exhibition - Prague - 25 & 26 May
people could have predicted the way the world is today. Geopolitical turmoil,
trade wars, rapidly evolving technology and demands for drastic
reductions in emissions have resulted in an automotive environment
that is more volatile than at any other time in its history. Those who wish to survive must have a flexible and sustainable supply
chain able to react quickly to an ever changing situation.
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 but the
over-riding objective was to reduce the variety in current implementations of
the original GTL in the European automotive industry.
It is with a certain sadness that we say goodbye to Ingrid Lundberg, who has retired from her role as MD of Odette Sweden but we are delighted to welcome Michael Bogren as her replacement. Michael joins Odette from Encode the well-known IT service provider in Sweden.
has a long history with Odette, stretching back to 1987 when the Odette
Transport Label was first introduced. She has represented the Volvo Group both
within Odette Sweden and within Odette International in various roles.
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.
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.