Eurofit/Radsystem Mosel - well equipped for winter business
LOJISTIX® from WSW Software ensures high order transparency in seasonal business
In 2018, the plant was awarded the contract to supply winter wheels for all new cars sold by VW dealers throughout Germany. A groundbreaking order, but one that also posed some challenges to the logistics processes that had never been implemented in this form before.
The Eurofit Group has been an international partner in tire assembly for the world's largest automotive manufacturers since 1996. The group is a joint venture between Michelin and Continental, based in Belgium. With 1,200 employees in 18 plants in Europe, Africa and Asia, the Eurofit Group delivers high-quality and reliable tire-wheel assemblies (TWAs) and services in just-in-time (JIT) and just-in-sequence (JIS) processes.
In 2019 alone, 25.8 million TWAs left the company's plants. Reliable logistics processes are essential for Eurofit.
The Eurofit Group assembles complete wheels in series at the Radsystem Mosel plant for the VW plant in Zwickau (Golf, since 2019 also ID.3) and the VW plant in Dresden (e-Golf).
The solution - Highest order transparency for plant and dealer thanks to LOJISTIX
The IT project kicked off in December 2018, with basic requirements being recorded, existing processes evaluated and a common approach adopted. In order to meet the tight schedule and at the same time meet all ongoing production challenges, the rapid prototyping implementation method was chosen.
The implementation as well as the connection of LOJISTIX to SAP, the EDI connector and the MES system started at the beginning of March 2019. LOJISTIX serves as a central "hub" for controlling the respective orders.
The go-live took place as planned on April 23, 2019, and the first winter wheels were delivered after less than three months of implementation.
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