Delivery Capability

Delivery Capability Based On Different Sourcing Models At Continental Delivery Capability calculation is standardized and backed by an IT-System: when goods receipt is posted in Continental’s ERP System, instantly the delivery is evaluated with respect to date and quantity requested. Each and any goods receipt is evaluated on Contract Product basis vs. the information in the Read More →

production logistics

Production Logistics Process (Start of Series Production) Production Logistics Process must be coordinated closely between Supplier and Continental location for every new Contract. The following topics must be coordinated and finalized between the Supplier and Continental Logistics Department before the first delivery for series production on the latest: Preferred Sourcing Model, Packaging Concepts, Information Interchange (EDI), Shipping Read More →

Business Communication

Business Communication Flexibility Importance (Continental ERP-System) Business Communication at Continental aims to communicate to Supplier a stable demand with reasonable fluctuations in volume production during series production); this process is based on both customer orders as well as the mid and long-term Continental rolling customer demand forecast (CDP). However, the proportion of concrete OEM’s orders and demand Read More →

Cumulative Quantity

Cumulative Quantity Report EDI Continental ERP-System Cumulative Quantity can be used by the supplier to monitor incoming delivery instructions (e.g. Delivery Schedule, call-off etc) by Continental for their plausibility, feasibility and to determine increases or decreases within a certain period of time. Cumulative quantities are a running total at a certain date relating always to a certain Read More →

EDI Confirmation

EDI Confirmation by Continental Suppliers EDI Confirmation of a Delivery Schedule is not usually required by Continental if not otherwise agreed by Continental location and Supplier. This is referred to as ‘management by exception process’. With this any Delivery Schedule or call-off issued to Supplier within agreed capacities and flexibilities shall be legally binding for the Read More →

EDI Point

EDI Point and Time of Delivery (Continental Automotive) EDI Point and Time of Delivery requirements are essential for Continental suppliers. In case the Supplier is not able to meet the date in the Delivery Schedule, Continental shall be notified immediately in writing. Faster or special transportation are to be arranged by Supplier, in the first Read More →

Continental Planning

Continental Planning and Monitoring Deliveries by Supplier (Responsibilities) Continental Planning program requires suppliers to deliver contract products in such quantities and times as to achieve 100% on time delivery pursuant to the dates and to the place specified in the decisive Delivery Schedule if not otherwise agreed in Individual Logistics Agreements for Preferred Sourcing Models Read More →

Delivery Schedules

Delivery Schedules – Differences in Sourcing Models (Continental) Delivery Schedules Models, in general, have no difference in the EDI message type and within the format (e.g. EDIFACT or VDA). However, Supplier understands that quantities cited in Delivery Schedule for VMI are ‘gross requirements’ whereas to ‘net requirements’ in case of CMI consignment process, JIT or ship-to-stock. Net requirements for Read More →

EDI Delivery Schedule Processing

EDI Delivery Schedule Processing (Continental Automotive) EDI Delivery Schedule Processing is generated demand-driven, within Continental’s ERP-System, according to the Sourcing Model and sent to Supplier. EDI transmission for Delivery Schedule Processing is preferred (e.g. EDIFACT format). Suppliers will receive a Delivery Schedule for any Contract Product by any ordering Continental location in regular intervals or Read More →

JIT EDI

JIT EDI Management (Just in Time) – Continental Production Flow JIT EDI Management is a driven sourcing model with a limited inventory coverage range and high frequency deliveries (at least three times per week) relying on pull signals (e.g. Kanban) between different points (e.g. warehouse or production line). It means synchronization of delivery and production in order to Read More →