Inside Ceva Logistics' approach to managing GM's ventilator supply chain

Ceva Logistics | April 23, 2020

Ceva Logistics is managing General Motors' (GM) ventilator supply chain and will coordinate the delivery of components from hundreds of suppliers to the production facility in Indiana, the logistics company announced Wednesday in a press release. The partnership began at the beginning of April. Ceva's responsibilities include supplier management, order management, transportation and customs brokerage management, and event monitoring. So far, Ceva has used expedited trucking and air freight to get the parts from suppliers, located throughout North America and Asia, to the manufacturing facility in Kokomo, Indiana, Ceva Head of North America Shawn Stewart told Supply Chain Dive in an interview. GM and Ceva are familiar with complex supply chains, but retooling a production facility is a significant undertaking. The Indiana facility where the ventilators are produced used to be the site of semiconductor production. GM chose the location, in part, because the facility already has a clean room, which the Food and Drug Administration requires for the production of medical equipment, a union leader told the Kokomo Perspective.

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This Video explains the meaning and importance of supply chain management in simple terms. Supply Chain Managment is the combination of two terms such as supply chain and management.A supply chain is a system of organizations, people, activities, information, and resources involved in moving a product or service from supplier to customer. Supply chain activities transform natural resources, raw materials, and components into a finished product that is delivered to the end customer.

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This Video explains the meaning and importance of supply chain management in simple terms. Supply Chain Managment is the combination of two terms such as supply chain and management.A supply chain is a system of organizations, people, activities, information, and resources involved in moving a product or service from supplier to customer. Supply chain activities transform natural resources, raw materials, and components into a finished product that is delivered to the end customer.

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