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Maximizing Delivery Output

Discussion in 'Model 3: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by gurtburns, Jul 27, 2018.

  1. gurtburns

    gurtburns Member

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    As production continues to ramp up Tesla is going to need to change the current delivery process. We are starting to see bottlenecks in high demand areas like SoCal and Seattle which will continue to worsen as more cars are built. Below Ive outlined a few ways Tesla can address this problem in the short term and long term. These do not address external issues like railcar shortages.

    ++ major positve
    + positve
    - negative
    -- major negative

    Short Term
    • Host Delivery Events in High Demand Areas
      • ++Events would have a positive PR effect
      • +Doesn't require extra capital if partnered with a location
      • --Requires a level of QC that Tesla has not proven to have
    • Fragment Delivery Order lists from a master to Delivery Order List by SC
      • ++Maximizes current delivery throughput($$)
      • +Increases Tesla footprint in lower demand areas
      • --Upset Customers because the original order for delivery is ignored.
    • Promote Travel Delivery
      • This would be something like Tesla saying Fremont is full, we will give you $X in supercharging credits and (Other incentives) to take delivery in (less busy delivery center)
      • ++ Encourages new customers to try out travel in their Tesla
      • + Fun Trip for those able
      • -- Doesn't work if delivery is/will be rejected (Again QC)
      • - Difficult to deal with issues/scheduling
    Long Term
    • Build more SC
      • ++ Better service for customers
      • -- Cost Money when needing to show profits
      • -- Hiring people takes time
    • Partner with services like Carvana
      • ++ quick delivery to customers homes
      • -- Cut in profits
      • - Negotiations take time and don't always succeed
    Im interested in your take on these, as well as Ideas you think might work

    On a side note I think we will see the second in the short term list happening. I just got a VIN
    Res Date: May 2018
    Order Date: June 2018
    VIN Date: July 2018
    Delivery: Aug 2018??
    Config: MSM, PAWD, Perf Upgrade, EAP, FSD
     
  2. joshk6656

    joshk6656 Member

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    I personally would go to the factory to pick it up, if they waived the destination charge and gave me free supercharging for my trip home.
     

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