General Motors[1]

General Motors[1] - Supply Chain and Inventory Management...

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Unformatted text preview: Supply Chain and Inventory Management Location Production Inventory Transportation (distribution) GM’s global headquarters are in Detroit. GM manufactures its cars and trucks in 33 countries. GM’s location strategies are crucial on where to place design or production facilities. GM produces Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Pontiac, Saab, and Saturn. GM also produces cars through its Holden, Opel, and Vauxhall units. In 2005, 9.17 million GM cars and trucks were sold globally. GM designs, manufactures, and markets passenger cars, trucks, and locomotives, as well as related parts and accessories. Altogether there are 500,000 GM parts from 4,000 suppliers GM uses a centralized, Web-based system that satisfies parts needs 96% of the time. It does this by tracking what parts are used each day out of a dealer's inventory. If any part falls below five units, the system informs the parts manager and forwards an order to one of 16...
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