Volvo Cars’ head of worldwide logistics thinks the provide chain has a extensive way to go to match the electronic, visibility and versatility prerequisites of the automotive sector, but he also tells the audience of Automotive Logistics and Offer Chain Stay that electrification and new distribution designs deliver an chance …
Volvo Cars and trucks is in the midst of sizeable modify across its worldwide source chain, such as the launch of its very first absolutely electrical automobile this autumn from its plant in Ghent, Belgium, an increasing worldwide generation community in China and the US, and significant ideas for new digital gross sales and vehicle membership styles. Martin Corner, who has led the carmaker’s new international offer chain logistics organisation for a yr, sees these developments as the chance for true transformation in many spots of the offer chain. In individual, he calls for concluded vehicle logistics to ”get out of the stone age”.
In the opening session to the Automotive Logistics and Source Chain Stay digital convention, Corner spoke in an in depth hearth with editor-in-main Christopher Ludwig outlining what Volvo Vehicles has figured out from the coronavirus crisis, and sharing his eyesight for electrifying the source chain, electronic distribution designs and sustainability, amid a great deal else.
Martin Corner, vice president world wide provide chain logistics, Volvo Autos
Moderated by Christopher Ludwig, editor-in-main, Automotive Logistics and Ultima Media
This session was held on September 15th during the Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Live virtual meeting.