Ford plans supplier campus in Chicago

Kachadourian, Gail
October 2000
Automotive News;10/9/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5898, p24D
Trade Publication
Reports that Ford Motor Co.'s assembly plant in Chicago, Illinois will be its first to have a supplier manufacturing campus in North America. Number of Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers to be housed in the campus; Ford's use of the campus to improve logistics, reduce shipping costs and inventory and allow for the flexibility to change the production mix mid-stream.


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