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.
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.
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.
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.
Under the banner "Building Solutions for Sustainable Supply Chains", preparations for the next Odette Conference are now underway so make sure that you block 23/24 May 2022 in your calendar for this must-attend event in Prague.
Odette standards help automotive
industry companies to meet the ever-increasing challenge of managing their
supply chain operations. Our established standards are regularly reviewed to
ensure that they remain relevant while new ones are developed to cope with changing
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.