In April 2018 APQC spoke with a transportation planning manager at an automaker regarding how it approaches large-scale improvements in inbound materials flow. Read this case study to see how his team:
- optimized how inbound materials are stored and transferred
- ensure deliveries are made to the right dock, at the right time
- ensure deliveries were right sized
The team first addressed these needs on a small scale to provide valuable insight in how to confirm the viability of large-scale improvements—including radical innovations—using modeling.