For BMW, building vehicles is the easy part

Dalton, Robert W.
May 1999
Automotive News;5/24/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5820, p8n
Trade Publication
Reports on the car distribution and transport system of South Carolina-based carmaker BMW Manufacturing Corp. Management of the distribution system by Joe Augello; Centralization of sales operations in Munich, Germany; Automation of the entire ordering system; Types of transportation used for certain types of sales or locations of customers; Computerization of tracking systems.


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