12 suppliers produce modules for the Ford Focus factory, using just-in-sequence production methods. ... transport system has been installed, which allows the transport of parts in minutes to 16 different areas of the assembly line in the neighbouring Ford plant. ... new forms of cooperation, for example by sharing some of their social and safety installations, such as the medical service and the fire brigade.
|Title||:||The Social and Labour Impact of Globalization in the Manufacture of Transport Equipment|
|Author||:||Paul Bailey, Pallavi Rai|
|Publisher||:||International Labour Organization - 2000|