Inplant logistics – Page 12

  • Audi México
    Article

    Volkswagen & Audi in Mexico part 2: Everything in its right place

    2016-07-19T12:25:00Z

    Audi Mexico’s upcoming plant at San José Chiapa has had logistics efficiency built into its core. Automotive Logistics talks to head of logistics and production control, Peter Koltai, about the evolution of the OEM’s first standalone factory outside Europe The 70km drive from Puebla to San José Chiapa takes ...

  • SCK1501_4617
    Article

    Unpacking conventional wisdom

    2016-04-01T09:00:31Z

    Whether one-way or returnable, owned by OEMs and tier suppliers or rented from specialist providers, current packaging models are being re-evaluated in the search for efficiency and cost-savings. Within the North American manufacturing operations of global automotive supplier Magna International, a fascinating pilot project is underway. After a year-long study ...

  • Mahle Behr MAP-2 WEB LR
    Article

    Mahle Behr: Experiencing a Thermal change

    2016-03-31T09:00:58Z

    Mahle Behr’s takeover of Delphi Thermal Systems in 2015 sparked a process of systems integration, freight consolidation and supply chain redesign that is set to last a further three years.Last year was a record one for global acquisition and mergers within the automotive supply chain. Consulting firm PwC estimated the ...

  • 8876308555_2b19ddf075_o WEB
    Article

    Binding ambition at Toyota Manufacturing UK

    2016-03-25T12:12:43Z

    TMUK is developing its logistics efficiency even more closely in line with the Toyota Production System and proving it can manage complex supply chain changes, writes Ian HenryThe UK is an important manufacturing hub for Toyota within its European operations, and a prime example of how carmakers have tightly integrated ...

  • Article

    Mexico conference: Audi adapts logistics for San José Chiapa

    2016-01-30T00:48:43Z

    When Audi starts series production later this year of the Q5 SUV crossover at its new plant in San José Chiapa, in the state of Puebla, Mexico, it will begin one of the most complex operations for parts handling and logistics in the country, with tremendous variety and customisation in ...

  • HYUNDAI GLOVIS Truck in USA
    Article

    Breaking supply chain taboos in South Korea

    2015-07-15T08:02:16Z

    Production growth out of the Korean peninsula is slowing, but its role in the global supply chain looks set to become more important as Hyundai-Kia and tier suppliers increase global productionSouth Korea’s supply chain is at the heart of the country’s success in automotive production. A dense network of competitive ...

  • Mobile check in
    Article

    Audi special report: A question of complexity and convergence

    2014-12-15T20:01:00Z

    The plethora of models, derivatives and options that has boosted Audi’s success over the past decade would not have been possible without an evolution in its logistics management and processes

  • Audi: Erstmals mehr als 50.000 Autos in einem Monat in China ausgeliefert
    Article

    Audi special reports: A global outlook

    2014-12-15T20:00:00Z

    Audi is exporting European best practices to support growing production ventures as far afield as China and Mexico

  • Dialoge ? das Audi Umweltmagazin 2012
    Article

    Audi special report: Strong at the core

    2014-12-15T20:00:00Z

    The complex nature of Audi’s German production requires highly planned and coordinated in-plant logistics processes and infrastructure

  • Porsche_Zuffenhausen_AGVs
    News

    Porsche upgrades Zuffenhausen plant with logistics automation

    1900-01-01T11:00:00Z

    [Update Nov 23] Porsche is investing €250m ($272m) to upgrade its main plant in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen, increasing capacity and flexibility in the production of combustion-engine and electric sports cars. The upgrade includes the latest automated guided vehicles (AGVs), additional logistics areas and a new high-bay rack.