Logistical leader

August 1999
Automotive News;8/16/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5833, p12
Trade Publication
Focuses on Toyota Motor Corp.'s testing of its manufacturing system in Canada that will build the Camry Solara coupes five days after they are ordered. Synchronization of parts deliveries to production that will set standard for just-in-time delivery; Industry reaction to Toyota's announcement.


Related Articles

  • Toyota speeds parts delivery with e-kanban. Cullen, Thomas James // Automotive News Europe;9/23/2002, Vol. 7 Issue 18, p49 

    Provides information on Toyota's electronic-kanban (e-kanban) system used for automobile parts delivery. Features of the e-kanban system; Benefits of the e-kanban system; Background on the operations of the assembly plant of Toyota.

  • Lean times at Toyota. LAMB, JOHN // Logistics Manager;Apr2010, p32 

    The author discusses how the race to become the biggest automobile manufacturer in the world has left Toyota in a vulnerable situation in 2010. He says that the crisis at the company raises important questions regarding the management of its supply chain. He comments on the constantly changing...

  • Cool Spell Follows Sizzling December for Camry Sales. Rechtin, Mark // Automotive News;2/1/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5804, p6 

    Reports on the decrease in sales of Camry automobiles produced by Toyota Motor Corp. in the United States in January 1998. Number of Camry's sold in the market for the said month; Factors that contributed to the sales decline.

  • Camry--a spacious new package.  // Finance Week;3/31/2003, p45 

    Reports on the launching of car manufacturer, Toyota Motor Corp.'s Camry automobile model. Added features of the automobile; Body size of the vehicle; Interior space specifications of the car.

  • Japan continues to help meet demand for Camrys. Chappell, Lindsay // Automotive News;9/19/1994, Vol. 69 Issue 5570, p41 

    Comments on Toyota's policy for using its Japanese as well as American plant for supply of Camrys in United States. Policies of other Japanese car makers about supply of cars to US; Expansion of Georgetown, Kentucky, plant capacity by Toyota; Production targets for future sales in US by Toyota.

  • Toyota Driving Its Production Model.  // Material Handling Management;Jul2000, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p73 

    Presents information on the Toyota Production System. Use of the kanban tool; Structuring of standardized work; Information on kaizen activities; Toyota's vision of standardization.

  • Toyota fixes it Just In Time.  // Automotive Industries;Dec95, Vol. 175 Issue 12, p35 

    Reports that Toyota has brought its Just-In-Time philosophy to the parts and services departments of its dealers. What the Toyota Daily Order System (T-DOS) does.

  • Toyota speeds parts delivery with e-kanban. Cullen, Thomas James // Automotive News;10/7/2002, Vol. 77 Issue 6006, p22B 

    Focuses on the use e-kanban system by Toyota. Efficiency of communication and reduction of parts inventory by the system; Application of the system in assembly plants and empty parts containers; Improvement of the paper system by e-kanban.

  • Inventory Reduction and Productivity Growth: Linkages in the Japanese Automotive Industry. Lieberman, Marvin B.; Demeester, Lieven // Management Science;Apr99, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p466 

    The literature on JIT production suggests a causal link between work-in-process inventory and manufacturing productivity. Such a connection has been described in numerous case studies but never tested statistically. This paper uses historical data for 52 Japanese automotive companies to evaluate...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics