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. Sometimes, the containers are small boxes that hold hundreds of screws and sometimes they are custom-made units that transport large doors.

Coronavirus and the Automotive and Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

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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.

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

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.

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. Automotive Supply Chain Labeling

RFID and IoT Providing Double Benefits for Automotive Manufacturers

Cerasis

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

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

Inbound logistics requirements for the new automotive supply chain

The Network Effect

Earlier we discussed the fact that the “procure to pay” business transaction cycle includes transportation events such as tendering, pick up, in transit, dock scheduling and deliver along with full track and trace. Automobile Auto automotive demand-driven logisticsSMMT/Ltd Flickr.

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

The Network Effect

Major automotive Subsystem and Tier 1 Suppliers are actually including statements to this effect in their 10k filings. Supply is done dynamically based on a consumption rate, and therefore additional consideration can be made for transportation optimization under this policy.

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. Special transport and part inventory from overseas have since been reduced by more than 20 percent and delivery reliability has risen by 12 percent.

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

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. Inventory and transportation costs are reduced significantly, while production processes are accelerated and delivery times are decreased. In this context, the cloud is considered an enabler of collaboration in the diverse world of the automotive industry.

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.

Overcoming the Skills Gap in Automotive Engineering

Cerasis

Automotive engineering hasn’t changed much in the last hundred years. Automation has sped up production but for the most part, manufacturing techniques and advances have left the automotive industry in the metaphorical dust. The Big Picture For the Skills Gap in Automotive Engineering.

Transportation Market Update Outlook – Where Are We Headed?

Talking Logistics

New Department of Transportation regulations for driver hours-of-service have impacted driver productivity, requiring more drivers to make up for the decrease. The post Transportation Market Update Outlook – Where Are We Headed? Current Capacity Outlook.

How order aggregation can eliminate costs in the automotive supply chain

The Network Effect

Plan to get back on schedule and resolve any delivery issues including resources, transportation, material, and capacity. Given these exacting requirements, every automotive supplier needs to consider the advantages of the newer network-based architectures. SMMt Ltd/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

Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends of 2014

The Logistics of Logistics

Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends. These trends stand to impact the transportation and logistics industry, with some already taking hold and others unfolding gradually. Trend # 5: Quality Management Deepens and Extends Itself to Automotive Logistics. Impact : As the auto industry stresses quality, automotive logistics is rife for quality improvement. Trend #7 : Transportation & Logistics Training and Education Will Grow. .

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

TMC

Five Ways to Drive a High-Performance, Cross-Border Automotive Supply Chain.Connect. The obvious answer is the busy border, but our experience in the automotive vertical suggests otherwise. Given the huge volume of automotive exports and imports flowing between the U.S.

The Intricacies of the Automotive Supply Chain

Supply Chain Link

Transportation. Distribution, Transportation, Supply Chain, Global. Distribution Distribution Global Global Supply Chain Supply Chain Transportation TransportationThere are over 254.7

Winds of change in freight transportation supply chain: Platooning technology

Kinaxis

Their testing spans across many industries including aerospace, automotive, surface transportation, construction, energy, and sports. I found it interesting to discover that one of their current projects has direct impact on supply chains; more specifically, on freight transportation.

The Intricacies of the Automotive Supply Chain

Supply Chain Link

Distribution Global Supply Chain TransportationThere are over 254.7 million vehicles on the road in the Unites States 1 and every one of those vehicles are made up of thousands parts.

4 Benefits Shippers Realize when Transportation EDI is Utilized in a TMS

Cerasis

As a shipper in today’s growing market, there are many advantages to shifting to the use of transportation EDI with your transportation providers or 3PLs. In fact, some industries, such as trucking, automotive, finance, and even government have been using EDI for years.

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? The biggest savings won’t be from trying to make transportation cheaper at a plant, but looking at why logistics cost are so high for that plant.

How to Keep Your Multimodal Transport Operators on Track

Roambee

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

Forecasting Peak Automotive Production

QAD

This is taking place more as young people in urban communities are driving less, accelerating the shift toward what’s being dubbed “peak automotive production” — a time in the not-too-distant future when sales of private vehicles across the western world may plateau before making a swift descent.

Rapid Change is Driving the Automotive Industry – Part I

Supply Chain Nation

There is no question that the automotive industry has seen rapid change and improvement over the past three years. To learn more about what is impacting the industry today, Supply Chain Nation spoke with Louis Yiakoumi, Group Publisher for Automotive Logistics magazine to get his insights for our Expert Insights series. SCN: What are the biggest logistics challenges automotive OEMs and suppliers are facing today? Those will have a big impact on the automotive industry.

It’s Been 40 Years Since Automotive Logistics Saw This Much Change

Material Handling & Logistics

The automotive sector may become unrecognizable in time, driven by Industry 4.0 The automotive logistics sector is undergoing fundamental change as manufacturers and suppliers adjust to new technology. .

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

ThroughPut

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.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Market Update: Transportation Industry News. In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations. Continued demand for steel in automotive production was especially strong.

5 Examples of How COVID-19 Made Shipment Monitoring a “Must-Have” in the Industry

Roambee

Up until now, investing in shipment tracking solutions was like buying travel insurance - it was usually purchased in the last step of the transportation contracting process.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Market Update: Transportation Industry News. In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations. IHS Automotive reported that registrations of new class 8 trucks climbed 16.7%—for

The Top 10 Transportation Management Systems

The Logistics of Logistics

The Top 10 Transportation Management Systems. Each year as businesses of every size and industry fight to broaden market share the same old questions haunt the boardrooms, “How can we reduce transportation costs? The answer almost always requires close scrutiny of a companies supply chain infrastructure and the status of its Transportation Management System (TMS). Transportation Management Systems. JDA Transportation Manager.

GM Sparks Outrage as it Plans for Change before Change Overtakes it

Logistics Trends and Insights

Today, the plant has approximately 885 employees on three shifts producing a variety of precision-machined automotive engine components used in Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles. An interesting article from Transport Topics discusses the potential impact to the trucking industry.