Around the curve: 2020 automotive industry predictions

Kinaxis

by Manda Schweitzer-Miller With the pace of change in the automotive industry as of late, making any predictions seems a bold move. In order to maintain relevant, or gain relevancy, with that share of the market, automotive leaders will continue to invest and innovate in electric vehicles.

The Value of Optimized Container Management in Complex Automotive Supply Chains

DELMIA Quintiq

For the automotive industry in particular, the transportation of goods – small, large, custom-made – needs to run as smoothly as possible. The final assembly line sets the pace in automotive manufacturing. Find out how you can optimize your automotive logistics strategies here.

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Update on the Automotive Industry

Logistics Trends and Insights

The automotive industry has undergone quite the transformation from the days of Henry Ford and the Model T. The comprehensive and rapid reorganization of the automotive sector after 2025 will have far-reaching consequences for the entire industry and its value chains. by Amy Wunderlin.

Automotive supply chain troubles — Transmission

The Supply Chain Journal

When you switch to AIT Worldwide Logistics for automotive shipping you’re partnering with a team of logistics professionals in Asia, Europe and North America who develop customized supply chain solutions that are just as unique as your business.

Supply chain pain points: Automotive

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater 6 speed bumps on the road to automotive supply chain success. A trending move from regional to global supply chain processes is adding complexity to the automotive supply chain at an unprecedented level, driving a growing need for automation and collaboration. Here are just a few of the other challenges facing the automotive industry. Automotive supply chain pain points. These are just a few of the specific automotive supply chain pain points.

Coronavirus and the Automotive and Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Coronavirus and the Automotive and Pharmaceutical Supply Chains appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Automotive Industry Global Trade Life Stories Pharma & Life Sciences automotive coronavirus manufacturing pharmaceuticals Transportation

Digitally Transforming the Automotive Supply Chain

ivalua

The post Digitally Transforming the Automotive Supply Chain appeared first on Ivalua

Revving Up Efficiency in Automotive Labeling

Loftware

The automotive industry has always relied on a vast and complex supply chain to provide an array of components. Automotive Labeling

Reconfiguring the Automotive Post Pandemic Supply Chain

Logistics Trends and Insights

The year started off promising for the automotive industry however, like everything in its path, the coronavirus pandemic has dealt a cruel blow to the industry. For example, in terms of domestic sales, February was the worst month in Chinese automotive history, plummeting 80% year-over-year.

Restarting the Automotive Supply Chain in Uncertain Times

QAD

This article was co-written by Cathy Fisher , founder and president at Quistem and global expert in automotive quality management systems. The global automotive industry has never faced an unplanned shutdown (complete or partial) like that which has stemmed from COVID-19.

Riding smoothly over bumpy terrain: Managing tariffs in the automotive supply chain

Kinaxis

In the automotive industry, the imposition of new tariffs can have major cost implications. Given the complexity of automotive supply chains, OEMs are dealing with thousands of parts and thousands of supplies to deliver a finished product. by Manda Schweitzer-Miller.

Knobs, Switches and the Evolution of the Automotive Supply Chain

Kinaxis

What I thought was going to be a non-exciting “dealing with a car salesman” kind of day turned out to be a thought-provoking automotive supply chain awareness trip. Hearing that, I started thinking about the automotive industry’s supply chain management in the background – how the advent of the LCD panel and its ever-increasing processing power has enabled firmware that can control the functions of a car without knobs and switches.

RFID and IoT Providing Double Benefits for Automotive Manufacturers

GlobalTranz

RFID and IoT Providing Double Benefits for Automotive Manufacturers. Automotive manufacturers who have already combined these two technologies are experiencing the benefits firsthand, while those who looking in from the outside are eager to begin their own implementation. . Fields Automotive Group is using RFID technology to identify repeat customers as they arrive for regular maintenance or special service. Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing

Automotive Industry Transformation and Tariffs have Long-Term Implications for Airfreight

Logistics Trends and Insights

Our Air Cargo World article contribution takes a look at the latest tariffs as well as transformation in the automotive industry. We believe that the current tariffs will hasten the industry transformation and as such, the automotive supply chain will shift in support of the changes. Air Air Cargo air freight Automotive Air freight Automotive Industry Tarrifs Transformation

The Growing Need for Automotive Cybersecurity

QAD

As we advance into the new decade and the automotive industry continues to move forward with electric, autonomous and connected vehicles, we know that some doors are closing. Evolution of Automotive Technology. Tracking Automotive Security Vulnerabilities and Cyber Attacks .

Automotive Shipping: Semiconductors Causing Capacity Issues & What to Do About It

Intelligent Audit

Several significant disruptions have significantly impacted the automotive shipping industry in recent years. As global supply chain s emerge from the pandemic and inch toward resiliency, the automotive industry continues to struggle.

Automotive Shipping: Semiconductors Causing Capacity Issues & What to Do About It

Intelligent Audit

Several significant disruptions have significantly impacted the automotive shipping industry in recent years. As global supply chain s emerge from the pandemic and inch toward resiliency, the automotive industry continues to struggle.

COVID-19’s Immediate Impact on the Automotive Supplier Industry

QAD

The onset of COVID-19 arrived at a time when the global automotive industry was already in a state of tumult, with suppliers and automakers looking at a future defined by electrification, autonomy, and connectedness. Automotive Companies are Taking Action.

5 Ways Blockchain is Changing the Automotive Industry

QAD

Here are 5 ways blockchain has become a disruptor and driver of adoption in the automotive industry . The post 5 Ways Blockchain is Changing the Automotive Industry appeared first on QAD Blog.

What challenges must today’s automotive manufacturers overcome?

DELMIA Quintiq

Some of the most innovative developments currently being delivered by automotive manufacturers include new drive technologies, autonomous driving and connected cars. The assembly line sets the pace in automotive manufacturing. A planning solution this powerful, capable and flexible is already being used by some of the world’s biggest automotive manufacturers. The post What challenges must today’s automotive manufacturers overcome? Automotive Manufacturing

Data – the Fifth Element of Automotive Supplier Market Disruption

QAD

Today, most organizations understand the four main areas of technology disruption impacting the automotive industry; electrification, autonomous vehicles, connectivity, and shared mobility (also known as ACES ).

Covid-19: How to manage an automotive supply chain during a crisis?

All Things Supply Chain

In recent weeks, the companies in automotive logistics I work with have experienced drastic changes in their daily work. Due to the coronavirus crisis, automobile manufacturers, port operators and car… General Logistics automotive logistics coronavirus logistics supply chain

Fires Challenging the Automotive Industry

Resilinc

supply chain risk management supply chain disruptions supply chain risk impact automotive industryDownload the full 2018 annual report here.

Simplify and Optimize Automotive Logistics with Labeling

Loftware

We often get questions about the sheer complexity of the automotive supply chain with its broad range of players, including OEMs, sub-tier suppliers, warehouse and transportation managers, distributors, retailers, and end consumers. People ask "how can labeling help solve the growing challenges with automotive logistics?" Automotive Supply Chain Labeling

Interstate Batteries is Transforming its Automotive Supply Chain with Real-Time Visibility

Roambee

The automotive spare parts industry is a highly competitive domain. Spare parts manufacturers, vendors, and suppliers are continually battling demand-supply fluctuations, unclear demand signals, and friction in the automotive supply chain.

Automotive Aftermarket Valued at $390 Billion in 2020, Growing 3.8%

Blue Ridge

Growth like that is proof to automotive aftermarket players that being reactive will get you left behind in today’s uber competitive digital supply chains. The global automotive aftermarket is moving from reactive to predictive. That’s what the research shows.

Zooming in the automotive sector — Transmission

The Supply Chain Journal

When you switch to AIT Worldwide Logistics for automotive shipping you’re partnering with a team of logistics professionals in Asia, Europe and North America who develop customized supply chain solutions that are just as unique as your business. Transmission is sponsored by AIT.

[On-demand webinar] Paving the way for digital transformation in the automotive supply chain

Kinaxis

This fundamental shift in the automotive industry, when paired with the alternative energy expectations of the modern automobile consumer, brings the industry to an inflection point not entirely unlike the one Ford ushered in with the advent of mass production. You can explore all of this and more – and find out how a single supply chain planning platform can meet these challenges – in the on-demand webinar ‘ Digital transformation for the automotive supply chain’.

The missing link in automotive contract manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

The automotive industry commonly deals with global supply chains: Globally dispersed suppliers and worldwide manufacturing facilities increase complexity. Throughout the automotive supply chain setup, collaboration between dealers, OEMs, contract manufacturers and suppliers is crucial to delivery performance. With extended supplier networks such as those in the automotive industry, there is a strong need for real time information in order to assure delivery performance.

Deal or no deal: The impact of Brexit on automotive supply chains

DELMIA Quintiq

Impact on automotive manufacturers. Let’s take a closer look at the automotive industry to get a better idea of the actual impact. In the past, it was not a problem for the automotive industry to ship cars, products and parts forth and back. Ready to learn more about tackling planning challenges (related to Brexit and beyond) and securing lasting success as an automotive manufacturer? The agile automotive component supply chain. Automotive Manufacturing

Automotive Supplier Risk Management Actions for Thriving During Recession

Industry Star

The post Automotive Supplier Risk Management Actions for Thriving During Recession appeared first on IndustryStar Solutions. Supply Chain Risk Management Automotive Coronavirus COVID-19 Recession Risk Management Supplier Assessments Supplier Performance Supplier Risk

Automotive Spare Parts Business: Business Challenges and Supply Chain Excellence Strategies

River Logic

Great news for our readers in the Automotive Spare Parts Industry! Our partners at GitaCloud recently wrote an article on supply chain and the automotive industry. This blog post covers business challenges and recommended supply chain excellence strategies to deal with them for Automotive OEM companies, specifically focused on the Automotive Spare Parts Supply Chain. Automotive Supply Chain Excellence

Complex Automotive Supply Chain Makes Traceability A Challenge

Loftware

Track and Traceability AutomotiveIt can be difficult to quickly pinpoint the origin of a faulty auto component. Even relatively minute problems with an important auto component can have serious consequences. Whether they be faulty brake lines or airbags that fail to deploy, these malfunctioning parts can threaten the safety of drivers, passengers and pedestrians everywhere.

What are the different trends in Automotive Speaker Market to boost its demand?

IT Supply Chain

The post What are the different trends in Automotive Speaker Market to boost its demand? By Madhura Dethe (pictured). Associate Content Writer. appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Managing Automotive Supply Chains in a Global Economy

Loftware

AutomotiveHow can manufacturers better manage their global supply chains? It's a global economy, and it isn't easy to find a car assembled with parts that all originated in the same country. For instance, many cars produced by American manufacturers contain components that were made all over North America. So do many cars produced by Japanese manufacturers and sold in the North American market.