Tata Motors optimises inventory levels amid Covid surge – Times of India

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NEW DELHI: Tata Motors on Monday said the company shall ensure that optimal levels of inventory are maintained with dealers to meet whatever customer demands arise and also be prepared for a rebound in demand once the situation returns to normalcy.
The statement comes in the wake of a surge of Covid-19 cases across the country. Delhi, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and several other states have implemented partial lockdown to curb the spread.
“The lockdown enforced in various parts of the country is expected to impact vehicle demand temporarily. Hence, the company has set in motion a comprehensive ‘Business Agility Plan’ to protect and serve the interests of its customers, dealers and suppliers.,” the statement read.
“By carefully calibrating and matching supplies with retail demand, Tata Motors shall ensure that optimal levels of inventory are maintained with dealers to meet whatever customer demands arise and also be prepared for a rebound in demand once the situation returns to normalcy. We will also continue to review and plan for the critical raw materials to cater to this volatile demand outlook and work closely with our vendor partners to meet the same” the statement added.

The company, meanwhile, announced the manufacturing facility is run following government protocol and employees are taken care of. “Tata Motors remains vigilant about the evolving COVID situation and has scaled up efforts to enhance the wellbeing of its personnel and their supporting ecosystem.”
“Keeping employee safety foremost, standard operating procedures have been updated for the prevailing second wave with the focus on expediting vaccinations, providing support to affected employees and their family members.”



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