OTTO MOTORS NAMED ON SDCE TOP 100 SUPPLY CHAIN PROJECTS FOR 2016


Supply & Demand Chain Executive recognizes OTTO Motors for the innovative implementation of self-driving vehicles at GE Healthcare facility

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

(Kitchener, ON, Canada – June 28, 2016)  OTTO Motors, a division of Clearpath and provider of self-driving vehicle technology and services, has been selected by Supply & Demand Chain Executive as a recipient of the SDCE 100 Award for 2016. 
 
“It’s humbling to be recognized on this prestigious list,” said Simon Drexler, Director of Industrial Solutions at OTTO Motors. “Working with Fortune 500 innovators like GE has given us the opportunity to demonstrate the current capability and future potential that self-driving vehicle technology offers the manufacturing industry.” The SDCE 100 is an annual list of 100 great supply chain projects. Projects can serve as a guide for supply chain executives who are looking for new opportunities to drive improvement in their own operations. These projects show how supply chain solution and service providers help their customers and clients achieve supply chain excellence and prepare their supply chains for success.
 
“Our goal with 2016’s SDCE 100 is to shine the spotlight on successful and innovative transformation projects that deliver bottom-line value to small, medium and large enterprises across the supply chain,” says Ronnie Garrett, editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “The selected projects can serve as a roadmap for supply chain executives looking for new opportunities to drive improvement in their own operations. We congratulate all of our winners for a job well done!” OTTO Motors was selected for their work with GE Healthcare’s Repair Operations Center (ROC) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The facility repairs medical equipment, tests functionality, recycles retired equipment, manages warranty service programs, and ships qualified parts to field technicians to maintain high customer fulfillment rankings around the world. OTTO Motors’ fleet of self-driving vehicles are used to deliver parts to work cells for repair. Once restored, OTTO dispatches materials to shipping for return to customers. More information about the project is available here
 
About OTTO Motors 
OTTO Motors, a division of Clearpath, provides self-driving technology and services to some of the world’s most innovative brands. The company's line of self-driving vehicles is designed exclusively for indoor industrial settings and navigates using infrastructure-free technology. Proprietary hardware, software, and services are delivered to provide customer excellence. For more information, visit www.ottomotors.com
 
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Media Contact:
Meghan Hennessey 
Marketing Communications 
519-513-2416 x833 
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