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Volkswagen has surpassed Toyota as the largest manufacturer of cars. They did it largely through acquisition of other firms, but also through modern industrial design of their manufacturing facilities as shown in the attached youtube video. What you’ll see is an ultra modern facility to assemble their high-end VW Phantom. The plant is a showpiece […]

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Crossdocking: A New Vision for an Old Idea

by David on August 18, 2010

Manufacturers and distributors know crossdocking — the practice of immediately converting inbound deliveries to outbound shipments — can help create more efficient supply chains. But there’s an obstacle to crossdocking that can undermine those efforts: the need for continuous, real-time shipment visibility. Without the shipper’s ability to track and trace individual parcels, shipments may be […]

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