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.

Coronavirus and the Automotive and Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

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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.

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.

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. Automotive Manufacturing

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.

RFID and IoT Providing Double Benefits for Automotive Manufacturers

Cerasis

RFID, which usually comes in the form of a miniscule chip that utilizes radio waves in the identification and tracking of specific people, objects, tools or vehicles, offers a number of benefits to the manufacturing industry in general. RFID and IoT Providing Double Benefits for Automotive Manufacturers. Fields Automotive Group is using RFID technology to identify repeat customers as they arrive for regular maintenance or special service.

The missing link in automotive contract manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

Fulfilling this multi-faceted demand has become a major challenge for car manufacturers, who have to deal not only with countless models and colors but also with an ever-increasing range of features and options. Volatile customer demand can be bridged by making use of contract manufacturers.

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 .

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

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 . Additionally, smart contracts could be embedded in manufacturing blockchains to automatically release purchase orders at certain phases of the manufacturing process.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

Even more critical is the amount of tax (such as import duty, VAT and excise) that manufacturers will suddenly have to pay, depending on the type of goods. Some manufacturers have started to prepare by trying to build stock, which increases their costs. Automotive Manufacturing

[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.

How COVID-19 is Transforming Automotive and Industrial Supply Chains

Supply Chain Nation

Automotive and industrial manufacturing plants are being shuttered around the world, which has affected not just the OEMs but also their Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 suppliers. Manufacturing Supply Chain automotive supply chain planning

Managing Automotive Supply Chains in a Global Economy

Loftware

How can manufacturers better manage their global supply chains? 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.

Inbound logistics requirements for the new automotive supply chain

The Network Effect

Considering the lengthy set of detailed logistics requirements for an automotive supplier list in the balance of this section, one needs to wonder how an optimal level of analytics, visibility, and control could have been provided using legacy systems. SMMT/Ltd Flickr.

Here are the top automotive inbound supply best practices

The Network Effect

Overall, the future for the inbound automotive supply chain is subscription based software platform services in the cloud. If you’d like to know more on this and related subjects, I recommend you read the Automotive Inbound Supply Best Practices whitepaper.

High-Volume Manufacturing: The Moment of Truth

Loftware

Medical Devices Automotive Supply Chain ManufacturingScale of production brings new challenges.

What is an ASN and why is it so important to the automotive supply chain?

The Network Effect

The ASN must be created upon finalization of the shipment and be received by the customer plant within one hour from the time the shipment leaves the supplier’s shipping location, or prior to its arrival at the manufacturing plant, whichever is earliest. Auto Automobile automotive

China's Growing Role in the Automotive Industry

Elementum

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.

What’s new in the automotive supply chain? (Hint: Inventory Replenishment Policies)

The Network Effect

Using the 830/862 basically constitutes a push schedule from the supplier into their customer’s manufacturing operation. Major automotive Subsystem and Tier 1 Suppliers are actually including statements to this effect in their 10k filings. 1965 Ford Mustang Assembly Line in Dearborn.

Take Advantage of Digital Manufacturing to Improve Workforce Productivity

DELMIA Quintiq

Much has been done to improve manufacturing efficiency. As the common linchpin that brings together all manufacturing activities, has this metric improved along with all the investment in new technologies? Digital Manufacturing as an Enabler of Workforce Productivity.

Automotive Resurgence

Supply Chain Nation

After a dark period of retrenchment caused by the economic downturn of 2008-2009, automotive companies across the globe are now investing to solve some of the most interesting challenges in supply chain management.

How Can Automotive Players Thrive in a World of ACES Uncertainty?

QAD

A Google search on where experts see the automotive industry going reveals one key takeaway: no one knows exactly where it’s headed. In a world where the future could go in so many different directions, how are auto manufacturers to survive, let alone thrive?

How international shipping can be improved in today’s global automotive supply chain

The Network Effect

Given the global nature of automotive manufacturing in today’s networked supply environments, international shipping will be a consideration as part of the trading relationship between Subsystem and Tier 1 Suppliers and their Tier 2 Suppliers. The Network Effect automotive

What’s new in automotive logistics?

DELMIA Quintiq

If you want to find out what’s new in automotive logistics, there’s one place to be – the Automobile Logistics Forum. Marzell Bandur, director supply chain planning at ADAM Opel in Rüsselsheim, described a challenge familiar to many car manufacturers.

New Automotive Technologies Threat Your Long-Term Visibility

DynaSys

The automotive industry is evolving. New disruptive technologies are changing the way automotive companies are planning scenarios in the future. Automotive supply chains will need to plan and analyze for different scenarios in both the medium and long-terms.

Collaboration in the Automotive Industry: Enabling Intelligent IT-Managed Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

When you consider the increasing complexity of the automotive supply chain, collaboration continues to play an important role. Centralized and harmonized way to exchange data between original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), suppliers, and forwarders instead of bilateral exchange via individual solutions. In this context, the cloud is considered an enabler of collaboration in the diverse world of the automotive industry.

Key Automotive Attractions and Pit Stops at Explore 2019

QAD

Industry-wide change is forcing manufacturers to enhance their capabilities, and speed is vital for reducing the uncertainties around responding to change. Streamlined Manufacturing with Production Orders & QAD Automation Solutions.

Labeling that can Meet Just-in-Time Deadlines in Auto Manufacturing

Loftware

Automotive Supply Chain ManufacturingJust-in-time supply chains are demanding and have little room for error. They have become prominent in the auto industry, raising new demands.

Steering innovation: The importance of agile decision-making in the auto industry

Kinaxis

The automotive industry is in the midst of unprecedented change driven by a trifecta of emerging technology, rapidly evolving consumption preferences and dramatically shifting business landscapes. So how are automotive leaders overcoming these challenges? by Manda Schweitzer-Miller.

Top 3 Logistics Challenges for Automotive Manufacturers in China

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Top 3 Logistics Challenges for Automotive Manufacturers in China | Transportfolio. That’s not to say there aren’t challenges you’ll need to overcome as an automotive manufacturer in China —especially when it comes to logistics.

Take Advantage of Digital Manufacturing to Improve Workforce Productivity

DELMIA Quintiq

Much has been done to improve manufacturing efficiency. As the common linchpin that brings together all manufacturing activities, has this metric improved along with all the investment in new technologies? Digital Manufacturing as an Enabler of Workforce Productivity.