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KPIs for Finished Vehicle Logistics

31 May 2022

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.

Packaging Manufacturers in the spotlight

21 Mar 2022

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.

New digital standard for Proof of Origin declarations

01 Dec 2021

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.

New publication: Automotive Supply Chain API for Transport T & T

30 Sept 2021

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.

New publication: Implementing RFID in the automotive supply chain

30 Sept 2021

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.

Standardised exchange of Automotive SCM KPIs

07 Jul 2021

The joint 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 deviation.

The Transport Status Report Message

01 Jul 2021

This digital message is used to report the progress of a means of transport and/or its contents during a journey, either at regular intervals or at the completion of particular events en-route.

Standardised communications smooth volatile demand and distribution

16 Sept 2020

Standardising communications between OEMs and tier one and two suppliers offers novel possibilities.

Odette, digitalising the automotive industry since 1984

16 Sept 2020

Those in the know share their belief that there is no effective digitalisation without standardisation

Finished Vehicle Logistics goes digital

15 Sept 2020

A first collaboration between ECG – the Association of European Vehicle Logistics, VDA – Verband der Automobilindustrie and Odette International.