China's Growing Role in the Automotive Industry


As its role in the automotive supply chain has expanded, China has impacted key players; from domestic component manufacturers to the world’s biggest automakers. China’s growing role in the industry is also effecting the biggest automotive names.

Supply Chain Scope: New Study Shows Rise in US Inventories; California Estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030


Sustainable Freight Action Plan for California is estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030. Targets for 2030 Include: Improve freight system efficiency 25 percent by 2030. For automotive giant General Motors, it meant production of some of its models in the U.S.

Digitization in the Automotive Supply Chain: A Potential, Game-Changing Transition


As the use of technology in cars continues to grow at a rapid pace, tech companies are moving to expand products and services to the automotive supply chain. Tech Companies Eyeing the Automotive Industry. based company in the number one position in automotive semiconductors.

Autonomous Cars Driving Change in Automotive Manufacturing & Supply Chains


As we approach the final lap on the course towards autonomous cars, automotive manufacturers have already started to change their sale tactics. According to data compiled by Bloomberg, the total value of automotive supplier deals in 2015 and 2016 were $74.4

Measuring Up?

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Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists. The average manufacturing company’s supply chain organization is 15 years old. Historically, the traditional supply chain focused on improving costs.

A River Runs Through It…

Supply Chain Shaman

The automotive manufacturer had a surplus of green vehicles that no one wanted. At the conference, we will be challenging supply chain leaders to focus on Supply Chain 2030 through a programmatic focus on five themes: Supply Chains to Admire. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030.

Seeing Beyond the Firewall

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The company is a B2B Supply Chain Operating Network supporting the automotive and aerospace industries. In our research, discrete industries–aerospace, automotive, hi-tech, and semiconductor– rate themselves as performing better, being more proactive, and having greater alignment.

What’s Next For Battery-Powered Electric Vehicles?


While several industry players, such as Volkswagen and Daimler, have opined that EVs and their diesel engine counterparts may eventually be equally priced by 2025 or 2030, the possible reasons for such price parity are still not clear.

Why Taxing Automation is a Bad Idea

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A detailed report on automation released in late November by global management consultancy McKinsey & Company made the bold prediction that “ Automation could kill 73,000,000 US jobs by 2030.”

The (Potential) Value of Labeling in the Lithium Ion Battery Supply Chain

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Battery consumption/availability: estimates based projected global battery consumption from BNEF through 2030. 8] “The future of automotive lithium-ion battery recycling: Charting a sustainable course,” Sustainable Materials and Technologies.

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5 Disruptions Shaping the Digital Transformation in Distribution and Logistics

Supply Chain Nation

Automotive manufacturers don’t want to carry the burden of carrying raw material components, so distributors and logistics providers need to manage and deliver the right components just-in-time for production.

Thanksgiving Mall Closures Could be a Sign of Further Black Friday Pushback

Supply Chain Nation

Danny Shapiro, senior director of automotive at Nvidia, said self-driving trucks won’t replace drivers, but will improve delivery driver efficiency. As China’s leaders aim to make their country the world’s leader in artificial intelligence by 2030, Alibaba announced a $15 billion investment in AI research and development , with plans to open new research hubs and hire hundreds of scientists.

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

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Content Summary: Once again, German automaker BMW is the only automotive manufacturer on the Top 25 list this year, which Gartner attributes in part to its reputation as the most sustainable automotive company, at least according to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. And on the packaging side, the company set a goal of recycling a used bottle or can for every one it sells by 2030, Gartner notes.

Outlook on U.S. Exports: Forecasting the “Perfect Storm” or Something Else?


Partially finished goods or consumer goods, which make up an estimated 23% of the total goods being exported, include automobiles, automotive and vehicle parts, foods, mobile phone components, feeds, beverages, and pharmaceuticals. export growth between now and 2030. Outlook on U.S.