Supply chain pain points: Automotive


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.

5 Ways Blockchain is Changing the Automotive Industry


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.

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

The Network Effect

Today I want to discuss international shipping management in the context of the new network platforms. . Visibility and timing once again take center stage related to international shipping. The Network Effect automotive

RFID and IoT Providing Double Benefits for Automotive Manufacturers


It’s also useful in enterprise resource planning and shipping logistics. . 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. . In fact, automotive manufacturers can use RFID and the IoT to expand their operations like never before. .

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

DELMIA Quintiq

Every year, tens of thousands of containers carrying goods are shipped back and forth to the UK. Ships sailing to Rotterdam from Britain would no longer be able to pass through the express lane for customs clearance. Impact on automotive manufacturers. Automotive Manufacturing

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

In earlier posts, I talked about order aggregation , new inventory replenishment policies , why a network model makes so much sense , the all important ASN , and international shipping. The Network Effect automotive cloudImage by Flickr user Alang7.

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

Why a network model makes sense for today’s automotive suppliers

The Network Effect

Today I want to talk about the challenges faced by today’s automotive suppliers, and why a network model for their supply chain can help. Ship according to a latest set of transportation routing instructions.

How order aggregation can eliminate costs in the automotive supply chain

The Network Effect

Suppliers who ship either in truckload quantities or as part of a milk run may be requested to utilize future forecasted demand within their 830 authorizations to fill allotted space on the designated carrier. When there is a choice, the supplier should always ship the higher runner first.

6 Reasons to Track Your Returnable Shipping Assets


In the world of logistics and supply chains, chances are almost everything that’s moved is moved ON or IN shipping assets such as trays, pallets, crates, tubs, bins, or containers.

Does cumulative shipment management have a place in the future automotive supply chain?

The Network Effect

The generation, verification, tracking and reconciliation of Cums is a standard requirement for Automotive Tier 1 suppliers. Cums are a way to identify the amount of product that is required for suppliers to ship to their customers. Mic/Flickr.

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. Global Transportation Automotive China Logistics

Opinion: IoT is the Next Step in Tracking Automotive Components


As vehicles incorporate more new technologies and highly sophisticated components, it has become increasingly complicated and expensive to ship these parts.

Five Ways to Drive a High-Performance, Cross-Border Automotive Supply Chain


Five Ways to Drive a High-Performance, Cross-Border Automotive Supply Chain.Connect. Where are you likely to encounter the worst bottlenecks when shipping product between the U.S. The obvious answer is the busy border, but our experience in the automotive vertical suggests otherwise.

Overcoming Automotive Logistics Challenges – Part II

Supply Chain Nation

Supply Chain Nation recently sat down with Automotive Logistics Group Publisher, Louis Yiakoumi, about the hot topics in this industry. In Part II he will cover what automotive companies are doing to overcome those challenges. SCN: What are companies doing to overcome the key challenges facing the automotive industry? Is it because some of the biggest parts are being shipped from another manufacturing location? Automotive logistics as an industry needs investment.

Is High Pallet Safety Stock Hurting Your Supply Chain?


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Narrowband IoT Broadens the Adoption of Asset Tracking Services — Here's How


T-Mobile for Business and Roambee have teamed up to provide a comprehensive, proven asset tracking solution that pairs perfectly with America’s first NB-IoT network.

Navigating Automotive Disruption: Eliminate Bottlenecks in your Supply Chain and Lean-out Operations to free-up Working Capital for R&D


The Automotive Industry is being disrupted on all sides and is upending the traditional models of vehicle manufacturing that have evolved over the past 120 years to dominate the world.

Coronavirus is Disrupting Indian Industry

Logistics Viewpoints

Sectors in India that have been are impacted by the coronavirus in China include shipping, pharmaceuticals, automobiles, electronics, textiles, and solar power. Automotive Industry Pharma & Life Sciences automotive coronavirus exports pharmaceuticals Solar Power

What Is the COVID-19 Impact on Your Supply Chain? We Surveyed the Transplace Network.


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The Industrial Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis

Logistics Bureau

Wuhan is a major centre of automotive manufacturing and accounts for a significant portion of the manufactured vehicle parts, worth around $35 billion, that China exports annually. Shipping.

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How to Track Your Ocean Container with IoT


Shipping overseas often means no continuous visibility beyond the port. If you ship overseas often, you’re probably familiar with the difficulty of tracking ocean shipments.

Invest in a Smart Rail Cargo Tracking System — It’s About Time


Globalization, containerization, and a surge in logistics connectivity have been a boon to the intermodal, multimodal, and global shipping industry.

How to Keep Your Multimodal Transport Operators on Track


The balance of power is shifting in the shipping industry — customers are no longer at the mercy of the shipper.

Hendrickson Achieves Peak Efficiency with QAD Automation Solutions


With both manufacturing and distribution operations held within each of their plants, large amounts of both raw materials and finished goods crowded work areas, causing various storing and shipping challenges. Efficient Materials Management is a Must for Automotive Manufacturers.

QAD Explore 2019: Vertical Market Round-up


Automotive. Terry Onica – Director, Automotive. One of the top five rated sessions at Explore that drew a lot of interest and discussion in this area was entitled, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors’ (YFAI) Rapid Upgrade to EE and Move to the QAD Cloud.

What’s Driving Flatbed Shipping Demand and Is It Here to Stay?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Flatbed shipping is known for its cyclical and seasonal trends, fragmented marketplace and carrier demographics, and variability in demand. However, if you’re shipping material on open deck trailers, these topics aren’t the primary drivers of flatbed demand.

How to Make SAP Returnable Container Tracking ‘Real Time?’


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Ways to think about the Supply Chain of the Future: Artificial Intelligence


Take long-haul trucking, many self-driving startups and automotive companies are already working on this one piece of the supply chain on the basis that highway driving is far simpler for self-driving trucks to navigate than suburbs or congested city streets.

Supply Chain Management Challenges All Businesses Need to Understand

USC Consulting Group

Same-day shipping and similarly accelerated logistics options are in higher demand than ever before, making rapid SCM operations critical to organizational success, particularly for B2C companies serving online shoppers.

Marion Kohlmeier: ‘Expansion in our global footprint has been a big step’

Supply Chain Movement

These are mostly for the automotive industry so project lead-time, between nomination and the start of series production is usually about two years. In automotive, these are well-known Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs): Daimler, BMW, Audi, GM and PSA.

Trucking Industry Safety Tech: Why Upgrades are Needed Now for Safety and to Avoid Shipping Disruptions


Shippers are a part of the overall shipping process. No shipper, or even Cerasis as a transportation management 3PL, can ship freight without trucks. When it comes to safety and innovation in the transportation industry , many of us often hear about the latest technology coming out of the automotive world. We rely on our hunreds of carrier partners to safely get our shippers' freight from their docks to their customers.

This Week in Logistics News (March 30 – April 3, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Wal-Mart Scaling Back Free Shipping to Shoppers in Canada ( BloombergBusiness ). Menlo Logistics Expanding Automotive Presence in India. Walmart is also ending free home shipping in Canada for orders of less than C$50 ($39.41) before taxes.

Justifying Investments in Risk Avoidance

Supply Chain @ MIT

For example, many automotive manufacturers and suppliers are members of the standards-setting automotive industry action group (AIAG). Walmart now ships certain merchandise and groceries to stores that are in the path of hurricanes. Relief and resilience.