TNT gets contract to operate Ford tire and wheel logistics
TNT Logistics North America, a provider of supply chain services to the automotive industry, said Thursday it has been awarded a multiyear contract to run a tire and wheel sequencing operation in support of Ford Motor Co.’s assembly complex in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. The plant will produce the new Ford Edge, due out for the 2007 model year.
TNT has supported Ford with manufacturing support services in Oakville for more than 15 years, the company said in a release. This operation will help meet broadcast requirements for the plant and facilitate a more direct flow of materials for mounting and balancing before installation on vehicles.
TNT Logistics provides a variety of logistics services to Ford in many locations across the world, including manufacturing support for truck and automobile production in Avon Lake, Ohio; Brownstown, Mich.; Westland, Mich.; and Kansas City, Mo.