UPS helps Ford speed deliveries

Connelly, Mary
February 2000
Automotive News;2/7/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5860, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on the decision of Ford Motor Co. to enlist the services of United Parcel Service to improve its vehicle distribution operations. Vehicle delivery time reduction as part of the plan of Ford to allow customers to order custom vehicles quickly and efficiently; Difficulties in automotive manufacturing logistics and rail transit system inefficiency as causing problems.


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