Material Handling Driving the Automotive Transformation

by Kevin O'Neill

The automotive industry is currently being transformed and material handling plays a key role. Suppliers now have a larger role, building a stronger relationship between manufacturer and supplier.  As auto manufacturers continue to produce lighter, more powerful vehicles quicker, production lines are becoming more streamlined, automated and diversified.

Material handling suppliers are providing innovative logistics and production processes. As the supply chain continues to transform to meet automakers needs, optimizing material flow and tracking are keys to success.

Buying incentives, high-volume vehicles like crossovers, SUV’s and light trucks and vehicle safety are at the fore front of consumer needs. These consumer trends require inventory accuracy and transparency.  Material handling and supply chain solution providers can drive innovation with automotive manufacturers through the next industry revolution.

Read how material handling equipment keeps the production line running.

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Learn more about mezzanines, work platforms and other steel structures, and about trends in the material handling and industrial processing markets from our blog posts by Steele Solutions President Kevin O’Neill. Check out the blog archives for helpful advice on structure selection, siting and applications.

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