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The supply chain sector is increasingly adapting and deploying technology to better understand the unknown. Big data provides a wealth of information and historical precedent to benchmark and optimize current and future events. Modeling and design software similarly affords users the latitude to engineer and plan for potentialities before they happen.

But sometimes high-tech simulation doesn’t go far enough. Recently, UK automobile technology supplier Delphi Automotive completed the first coast-to-coast U.S. test run of a driverless vehicle between San Francisco and New York. The 3,400-mile journey passed through 15 cities and took nine days to complete.

 

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Monday
Dec122011

Caterpillar Logistics Announces New California DC

Caterpillar Logistics has announced plans to further enhance the industry’s best global service parts distribution network with the addition of a new parts distribution center in California. The new 400,000-square-foot facility will employ 100 to 150 people and is scheduled to be operational in late 2012.

 “This investment, part of a multiyear expansion and enhancement of the global Cat parts distribution network, demonstrates our deep commitment to Caterpillar customers. We are ensuring that our service parts distribution system serves customer needs better than any competitor, now and in the future,” explained Steve Larson, vice president of Caterpillar Inc. and chairman and president of Cat Logistics.

 

 

 

 

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