GM smooths the flow of parts into its plants

Couretas, John
October 1999
Automotive News;10/4/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5841, p16
Trade Publication
Focuses on General Motors' Global Capacity, Analysis and Planning System which seeks to improve the supply chain of the company's car factories. Features of the program; Implementation of the program for the company's European operations; Plans for implementing the program for the company's North American operations.


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