Ford Motor Company Balanced Cost and Sustainability Efforts
Social responsibility is a top priority for corporate America. Although its been discussed for the last ten years, the recession has more or less forced many companies to make cuts that resulted in a desirable “green” outcome. Additionally, as social media and the number of millennials in the workforce continues to grow, transparency and accountability is demanded by consumers. “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business,” said Henry Ford. This declaration still holds water today. Ford’s journey to a lean and green culture has been underway for the better part of the last century. Products coming off of their assembly line need to be more fuel efficient by both regulatory and consumer demand.
There was a massive push to clear the backlog over the past few weeks by top management and according to NRF Vice President for Supply Chain and Customs Policy, Jonathan Gold, the ratification set to take place shortly should lead into a “long period of efficient, dependable operations. Votes for ratification of the contract tentatively agreed upon in February are scheduled to be counted on May 22. To read the full article at Inbound Logistics, please go HERE.