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2022 News

May 2022

KPIs for Finished Vehicle Logistics

Vehicle manufacturers use KPIs to measure the performance of their LSPs but even if there has often been some commonality of purpose, the methods of measurement have not always been the same and standardisation was much needed.

April 2022

EDI Implementers: Read on!

Prior to 2022, all JAIF and Odette messages were developed according to Version 3 of ISO 9735 “EDIFACT Application Level Syntax Rules” but from April 2022, the only valid version of ISO 9735 will be Version 4 and all UN/EDIFACT based messages must conform to this version.

March 2022

Next version of MMOG/LE is on the way

Since its introduction in 2004, MMOG/LE has become the automotive industry standard tool for assessing the capability of the Supply Chain Management processes of OEMs and thousands of Tier1 and Tier2 suppliers.

Packaging Manufacturers in the spotlight

Throughout the automotive value chain, packaging experts continuously seek to improve packaging materials and processes throughout the life cycle of a product, from conception to end of life and OEMs have worked together under the auspices of Odette and SMMT to achieve a step change in the area of packaging manufacture.