Strong Truck, Van Sales Affect Distribution Channels and OTD Times

October 23, 2015

The demand for automotive products in the 2015 model year has been strong, with both retail and fleet sales reaching record numbers. This increased demand, however, has created challenges with regard to transporting and delivering these vehicles.

In this year’s annual Order to Delivery (OTD) survey, Automotive Fleet summarizes the top factors influencing OTD for 2015 model years. Subject matter experts from seven fleet management companies, including ARI’s Partha Ghosh, director of Supply Chain Management, weighed in on the major issues facing OEMs, distribution channels, and vehicle segments, which thereby affected OTD times.

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