The Motor Vehicle Supply Chain: Effects of the Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami
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Category 5 winds of up to mph obliterated entire neighbourhoods and triggered a humanitarian crisis. This was already apparent in Florida, where Amazon shut down its facilities as Hurricane Dorian approached.
As such, those living in Orlando and Miami waited for delayed mail that would otherwise generally meet deadlines through the global supply chain. In , the 9. This region was also home to several auto manufacturing facilities used to support the global motor vehicle supply chain.
The forced closures of specialized chemical, paint, and parts factories in Japan directly affected North American car manufacturers as they struggled to replace the downed sources. Newly produced Toyota cars are driven to a cargo ship at Sendai port in Sendai, Miyagi prefecture, after the area was devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, April 16, file photo. More losses will follow as actions such as plant relocations and manufacturing changes continue to take place to limit disruptions from future disasters.
Diane Publishing. MacKenzie, Joost R. Giovanni — this is a fascinating article. More broadly, your question about the future viability of just-in-time is extremely interesting.
Disaster recovery: Prepared for the worst?
Are there any other types of events, outside of natural disasters, that could cause companies to adjust their just-in-time processes? This was quite an interesting article. We are so blinded by the cost benefits that we forget to consider a scenario of unforeseen risks such as an earthquake.
Also, I realized that not only Japan but there are a lot of other major cities which are on the active plate tectonic belt such as Hawaii, Los Angeles, San Francisco etc. Since the damage caused by such an event is unforeseeable and unpredictable how can companies operating in such locations make contingencies to address these issues?
Giovanni: Thanks for the great read!
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To echo George, in classic Toyota fashion, I found their reaction to the problem to be ingenious. Do you think Toyota researched these companies to use as a benchmark to see how they responded after their respective natural disasters?
Since I am most familiar with Hurricane Katrina, let me use this as an example: I know that the surrounding areas of New Orleans are loaded with boat manufactures good benchmark for a car manufacturer. In fact, several boats that I served on in the military were built in Lockport, Louisiana at Bollinger Shipyards. This is a small example, but hundreds of companies were upended by this hurricane.
I wonder if Toyota reinvented the wheel with the response you mentioned or if they did their homework and benchmarked appropriately? Did the adjustments at Bollinger Shipyard and other companies withstand the follow-on hurricanes they faced?
The last dance of Just-in-Time?
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