Ensuring Success in Large-Scale Process Improvements in Logistics

Published On:
May 31, 2018
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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.