Attention to every detail in the supply chain pays

Cost savings corresponding to 8-9% of the plant's external logistics cost. That's the outcome for the logistics improvement programme at the Volvo Powertrain gearbox factory in Köping, Sweden.

The challenge was to achieve substantial savings in a system that already worked very well. The approach to fine-tune the system and search for big and small improvements in every detail paid and the target was exceeded by 36%.

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