BMW AG is rolling out manufacturing initiatives to reduce order-to-delivery time, while allowing customers to make last-minute option changes. Today the process in Germany takes 28-32 working days. “Our goal is to reduce that to less than 20 days and for pre-confirmed orders to still allow customer-requested changes within 10 days of the delivery date,” says Guenter Klamer, vice president logistics, information technology and quality of BMW Mfg. Corp. It falls under a new ...

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