SOURCE: Supply Chain Digital

Supply Chain Digital

April 24, 2012 13:24 ET

The Environmental Transformation of the Automotive Supply Chain, in Supply Chain Digital

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 24, 2012) - Over the past decade, automotive manufacturers have invested heavily in boosting their green credentials, from environmental research and development that has radically increased the fuel efficiency of vehicles to transforming in-bound supply chain efficiency and manufacturing.

However, the globally tough economic climate has limited the automotive industry's ability to apply the same efficiency to the movement of goods from manufacturing site to retail dealerships. As Stuart Jones, Logistics & Supply Chain Business Development Manager of Sovereign, explains: with early signs among the business community that executives are thinking about recovery, there is an emerging opportunity for the industry to invest in technologies that will provide greater optimisation and visualisation across the finished vehicle supply chain.

Now is the time for the automotive industry to leverage better information and technologies to create a far more effective and environmentally sound finished vehicle supply chain that also delivers long term payback.

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