How is every single link in the BMW supply chain being tightened?

Digital technologies unquestionably have the power to make supply chains more transparent and more efficient. They connect manufacturers to suppliers at one end and to customers at the other.

But how should manufacturers use digital technologies, in particular automation, to improve the internal supply chain – from Goods In to Goods Out? BMW has embarked on a programme that aims to tighten every single link in their supply chain, external and internal, to create a model of manufacturing efficiency. Nick Peters visited the BMW…

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