Digitally Transforming the Automotive Supply Chain
FEBRUARY 18, 2021
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FEBRUARY 18, 2021
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MAY 13, 2020
For the automotive industry in particular, the transportation of goods – small, large, custom-made – needs to run as smoothly as possible. While the automotive industry is proactive in developing strategies to optimize manufacturing processes, many important aspects are siloed, especially one crucial element: The container, which plays an important role in ensuring seamless logistic processes. The final assembly line sets the pace in automotive manufacturing.
JANUARY 9, 2020
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. Automotive organizations are partnering with more high-tech companies to provide a seamless customer experience from home to car.
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
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.
FEBRUARY 12, 2020
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 TransportationEarlier this week, the death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus rose to over 1,000 people, invoking memories of the 2003 SARS outbreak.
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
The automotive industry has always relied on a vast and complex supply chain to provide an array of components. Automotive Labeling
Logistics Trends and Insights
APRIL 26, 2020
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. An optimistic estimate of 95% of automotive assembly plants in Europe and North America remain close.
Logistics Trends and Insights
AUGUST 27, 2019
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
MAY 12, 2020
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. The current situation differs significantly from planned automotive plant shutdowns for example, for model changes.
OCTOBER 11, 2016
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.
FEBRUARY 22, 2017
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
DECEMBER 10, 2019
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. The Center for Automotive Research reported that the imposition of tariffs could result in 2 million fewer vehicles being sold in the coming year. by Manda Schweitzer-Miller.
JANUARY 22, 2019
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
JULY 8, 2019
supply chain risk management supply chain disruptions supply chain risk impact automotive industryDownload the full 2018 annual report here.
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
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
JANUARY 16, 2020
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. Thus, while some doors close, others open: the market for automotive cybersecurity is poised to grow exponentially in the next 10 years and is quickly becoming a critical industry in the new automotive age. . Evolution of Automotive Technology.
Supply Chain Brain
FEBRUARY 8, 2021
Thomas Goldsby, professor and Haslam Chair in Logistics in the Supply Chain Management Department of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, discusses the changes in automotive supply chains being wrought by the coronavirus pandemic and shifts in consumer buying habits
NOVEMBER 27, 2018
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’.
All Things Supply Chain
APRIL 27, 2020
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
MARCH 10, 2020
Here are 5 ways blockchain has become a disruptor and driver of adoption in the automotive industry . In the automotive industry, the transparency offered by distributed ledgers could help ensure that manufacturing, shipping, and suppliers see the same supply chain, making it nearly impossible for the insertion of counterfeit parts. The post 5 Ways Blockchain is Changing the Automotive Industry appeared first on QAD Blog.
NOVEMBER 13, 2018
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
JUNE 22, 2015
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.
FEBRUARY 17, 2021
Nearly all global, regional, and local automotive supply chains in 2020 were impacted by Covid-19. Whether it was through imposed tariffs, Brexit, or electric car success, the automotive industry felt its impacts acutely. Disruptions in the automotive industry.
APRIL 21, 2020
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. This pandemic has sent the entire automotive industry into a state of uncertainty , prompting automotive companies worldwide to take drastic actions to bolster balance sheets and maintain financial and strategic flexibility.
USC Consulting Group
DECEMBER 15, 2020
It’s been a bumpy ride for the automotive industry this past year. Back in November and December when the economy was running full speed ahead, automotive manufacturers had high expectations for robust sales activity in 2020.
JUNE 23, 2020
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 ). As significant technology shifts in the automotive industry approach, it is becoming increasingly difficult for suppliers to find footholds in the new market. The post Data – the Fifth Element of Automotive Supplier Market Disruption appeared first on QAD Blog.
OCTOBER 18, 2016
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
AUGUST 9, 2016
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.
JULY 29, 2016
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.
MARCH 1, 2021
Probably the number one lesson that has been learnt from the current environment is to extend the available view of the automotive supply chain, both in terms of breadth and depth, and also to project that forward into more accurate forecasting. E-commerce meets automotive.
MARCH 7, 2017
When you consider the increasing complexity of the automotive supply chain, collaboration continues to play an important role. In this context, the cloud is considered an enabler of collaboration in the diverse world of the automotive industry. In conclusion, the use of cloud-based IT platforms in the automotive industry significantly improves the results of collaboration between manufacturers and suppliers.
APRIL 10, 2018
by Alexa Cheater The solution to supply chain issues in the automotive industry. New technologies, emerging and shifting markets, disconnected regional processes, increasing volumes and added customer demands—these are just a few of the speed bumps automotive supply chains are facing. To keep your automotive supply chain on the road to success, you’ll need to realign, consolidate and coordinate supply chain planning across all tiers and regions in your network, including suppliers.
The Network Effect
APRIL 9, 2016
There’s a fascinating article at IndustryWeek on disruption in the automotive industry. Steve Kiefer, Vice president global purchasing and supply chain at General Motors, makes it clear that GM has been disrupting the automotive industry for over a 100 years. In 1996, GM pioneered the EV, the predecessor to the Volt, and two weeks ago the 2017 all-electric Bolt, which won the Best of the Consumer Electronics Show for automotive technology two weeks ago.
NOVEMBER 25, 2016
AutomotiveAre global supply chains failing to live up to the expectations of the businesses and customers who rely on them?
MAY 20, 2020
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 RiskStages of rapid change require predictive information so we can take swift action to win in the future.