TITLE

Ford tracks down cars with new Web system

AUTHOR(S)
Guyer, Lillie
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;5/1/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5872, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Ford Motor Co.'s launched of Autogistics, a regional pilot program developed jointly with UPS Logistics Group, a Web vehicle tracking system. Tracking of cars from production to destination using vehicle identification numbers and UPS-provided bar codes; Goal of the program to expedite the delivery process and help dealers restore customer satisfaction.
ACCESSION #
3072904

 

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