TITLE

After the disaster

AUTHOR(S)
Wheatley, Malcolm
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Automotive Logistics;Jul-Sep2011, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the impact of the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in March 2011 on the automotive supply chains around the world. Car manufacturers including Honda, Toyota and Nissan had to close plants in and close to the affected zone while other plants in Japan stopped production due to parts shortages resulting from difficulties in logistics or damage to plants of tier suppliers. Carmakers in other countries also experienced shortages that led to production cuts.
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66193578

 

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