Automotive industry Research
Manufacturing, Manufacturing and Logistics
- aLehrstuhl für Operations Management, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Carl-Zeiß-Straße 3, D-07743 Jena, Germany
- bTechnische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Lehrstuhl für Industriebetriebslehre/Produktionswirtschaft, Logistik, Lessingstraße 45, D-09596 Freiberg, Germany
- cBMW Group, Dostlerstraße 1, D-80788 München, Germany
We structure the world of part logistics inside automotive industry.•
All appropriate process actions and belonging choice dilemmas tend to be described.•
We study the appropriate literature.•
Crucial future research requirements tend to be identified.
With all the ongoing trend of mass-customization and an increasing product variety, just-in-time part logistics more and more becomes one of the best challenges in today’s car production. Large number of components and manufacturers, numerous various tools, and countless logistics employees should be coordinated, so your final system outlines never go out of components. This paper defines the primary process actions of part logistics when you look at the automotive business starting with the initial telephone call purchase to the return of empty component containers. In addition to reveal procedure information, essential choice dilemmas are specified, present literary works is surveyed, and open analysis difficulties tend to be identified.
- Automotive business;
- Component logistics;