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2022 News

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.

Forum Automobillogistik 2022

Aufgrund der aktuellen Corona-Lage haben sich der Verband der Automobilindustrie (VDA) und die Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL) dazu entschlossen, das ursprünglich für den 19./20. Januar geplante Forum Automobillogistik zu verschieben. Unter dem Motto „Heiter bis wolkig – Clouds und Co. für Transparenz und Resilienz“ wird das Forum stattdessen am 18./19. Mai 2022 in der Messe Friedrichshafen und im ZF Forum stattfinden.

New recommendations put 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.