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
Proof of origin declarations are made by suppliers to provide
customers with the information needed to prove their eligibility for
preferential rates of duty when exporting their goods to other countries. Although
there is a standard format for such declarations there has been no standard way
of transmitting the information. Until now.
In the drive to further digitalisation of automotive supply
chain processes, the use of APIs to complement traditional EDI messages is taking
hold and the inbound transport process is a perfect candidate for the
introduction of APIs to bridge the current digital gaps.
Advances in RFID technology have led to increasing requirements for its use appearing in RFQs from automotive customers. It was therefore time to look at developing further recommendations to achieve successful RFID interoperability between partners.
Odette/AIAG recommendation Key Performance Indicators for Automotive Supply
Chain Management (LK03) insists that reports on the accuracy of deliveries and
alerts concerning deviations from the logistics agreement must be communicated
by the customer to the supplier immediately after each delivery or each
Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are much more than just the numbers you report regularly. They are essential tools helping you to understand the performance of your business allowing you to take action and make critical adjustments to achieve your strategic objectives.