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.

Simplify and Optimize Automotive Logistics with Labeling


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

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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. Automotive 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

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

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. This is defined by an automotive Subsystem or Tier 1 Supplier driving demand upstream to their Tier 2 suppliers.

26 warehouse pros reveal the most important factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse

6 River Systems

As warehouses embrace technology to optimize the supply chain and reduce fulfillment costs , many companies are considering making the move to an automated warehouse. That said, there are many factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse. Warehouse Automation

Why Use Augmented Reality in Your Warehouse or DC?

Talking Logistics

Now, the trend is to use this technology commercially; for the logistics industry, there are many potential use cases in a warehouse. Now that we have discussed the AR vs. VR differences and definitions, let’s discuss how companies can apply augmented reality in warehousing.

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5 Challenges That Are Holding Automotive Supply Chain Back


Let’s take a look at 5 major challenges being faced by Indian automotive industry. Simple mobile apps can guide trucks within warehouses to their exact parking bays with IoT enable bins and trolleys automatically arriving for the unloading processes.

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. 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.

23 warehouse pros reveal the best ways for warehouses to control & reduce fulfillment costs

6 River Systems

Every warehouse strives for efficient order fulfillment. There are many factors that can impact costs, from warehouse replenishment practices to the warehouse equipment deployed to support the fulfillment process. ” Meet Our Panel of Warehouse Pros: Nate Masterson.

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? By looking more broadly than just how can we reduce the transportation or warehousing costs, they will find the big savings, the billion dollar savings.

Robots and Drones in the Warehouse

Logistics Viewpoints

Panelists spoke at lenght about drones and robots in the warehouse. Automotive Industry Inventory Management Logistics Technologies Warehouse Automation Warehousing Yard Management automation drones robotsthe day began with a panel on cutting edge technologies that could change the face of logistics.

The Automotive Revolution and Its Impact on Commercial Real Estate

Material Handling & Logistics

Global Supply Chain Warehousing GoldJeff Green. The increasing complexity of cars and growing number of parts suppliers has created an intricate supply chain that must perform like a well-orchestrated symphony. read more.

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.

What Drives an Investment in a Warehouse Management System? 5 Considerations for Your Selection


Small shipping companies have grown into larger third-party logistics providers , and warehouse management has become more focused on efficiency and accuracy instead of quantity of shipments. However, costs can be further reduced through the use of a warehouse management system (WMS).

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What’s New with MMOG/LE Version 5?


The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) and Odette International are releasing the fifth version of the Materials Management Operations Guideline/Logistics Evaluation (MMOG/LE) assessment this summer. Mitigate risk throughout the tiers of automotive suppliers. What is MMOG/LE?

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


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.

Will Trucking Challenges Transform JITS in North America?


JITS is the acronym for “just-in-time-sequence,” a common supply chain practice in the automotive industry that eliminates or significantly reduces the need to maintain parts inventory at the assembly plant.

Guide to warehouse robots: types of warehouse robots, uses, navigation & more

6 River Systems

More warehouses are adopting robotics technology than ever before. The warehouse robotics market was valued at $2.28 There are several types of warehouse robots offering varying functionality, allowing warehouses to select robotics solutions that aid with various processes.

Why Taxing Automation is a Bad Idea

Talking Logistics

Today when most of us think of modern automation, grand images of million-dollar robots with giant arms completing complex (even dangerous) tasks in an automotive plant or complex warehouse fulfillment using automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) immediately come to mind.

Innovating Spare Parts Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

In terms of industry value, a 2014 Deloitte study highlighted two major areas of influence for 3D printing in automotive applications: as a source of product innovation and as a driver of supply chain transformation. 3D Printing Automotive

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


Logistics leaders in our survey also shared how the changes in revenue affect their supply chain: Impacts on warehouse space. What Is the COVID-19 Impact on Your Supply Chain? We Surveyed the Transplace Network.

Veoneer Focuses on Growing their Business with QAD


Manufacturing in the Automotive Industry. Headquartered in Bengaluru, Veoneer India operates from multiple sites and has four warehouses. Understandably, Veoneer management wanted an ERP partner attuned to the automotive industry and the challenges they faced.

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New download: SCM Map Europe 2014-2015

Supply Chain Movement

We can’t believe that this factory hasn’t closed sooner,” states research firm Innovev in Automotive News earlier this year. Slight shift in European networks. There appears to be considerable upheaval in Europe as a result of the political unrest between Russia and Ukraine.

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Three Reasons to Give Advanced Track and Trace Capabilities a Fresh Look

Logistics Viewpoints

The need for track and trace capabilities in industries such as food and beverage, manufacturing or automotive industries is obvious: the threat of contamination or recalls impacts public safety, and the responses to those events are highly regulated.

Which Industries Will Demand Greater Logistics Capabilities in 2019


E-Commerce Demand Will Lead to the Urbanization of Warehousing As explained by On Time Logistics , the urbanization of warehousing refers to the increased use of warehouse space to move product closer to consumers. Strong growth in the U.S.

Supply Chain Management Challenges All Businesses Need to Understand

USC Consulting Group

Today, there are an estimated 4,000 robotic warehouses in existence worldwide, according to analysts from ABI Research, who estimated that number will increase to 50,000 by 2025 due to an influx of more than 4 million RPA units.

Translog Connect Congress 2016

Supply Chain Movement

The conference programme offers the most up-to-date market insights into supply chain management, logistics, production, IT, transportation and warehouse management-related topics. Translog Connect Congress. 23-24 November 2016. Corinthia Grand Hotel Royal Budapest, Hungary.

Advance to the Next Generation of Warehouse Technologies at ProMat

Supply Chain Nation

Robotics and automation in general has always been associated with the automotive industry. The automotive industry has driven this trend forward and reduced the cost of entry drastically. Most importantly, I’ll be working through how JDA Warehouse Management System (WMS) will orchestrate these environments and the networks which employ multiple automated concepts. Advancing to the Next Generation of Warehouse Management Systems.

Advance to the Next Generation of Warehouse Technologies at ProMat

Supply Chain Nation

Robotics and automation in general has always been associated with the automotive industry. The automotive industry has driven this trend forward and reduced the cost of entry drastically. Advancing to the Next Generation of Warehouse Management Systems.

Justifying Investments in Risk Avoidance

Supply Chain @ MIT

Consider, for example, Amazon’s drive to build more warehouses throughout the US. Another benefit, albeit unintended, is increased resilience because Amazon’s beefed up warehouse network enables the retailer to recover quickly if one facility suffers a disruption. Relief and resilience.

25 supply chain experts reveal the best tactics to optimize a supply chain

6 River Systems

From raw materials sourcing to warehouse operations , logistics technology , order fulfillment and beyond, there are dozens of points throughout the supply chain, all of which contribute to overall supply chain efficiency. Warehousing. Warehouse Operations

Supply Chain Management:Flying Robots in a Warehouse?

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Automotive. » Flying Robots in a Warehouse? Well, this may appear strange but having watched Vijay Kumar and his teams innovation on flying robots in TED - [link] , it struck to me that these little robots can do wonders in warehousing operations. This saves human effort and time as well, especially for locations that are positioned at much higher heights in the warehouse. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries.

Demand for Aftermarket Auto Parts

3PL Insights

One of the biggest supply chain challenges is always having the parts on hand that are needed, which has led resellers to add extra warehouse space to keep more stock keeping units (SKUs) on hand. Automotive LogisticsThe number of vehicles in the world recently surpassed 1.2 billion, and there is a huge market for auto parts. After all, even the highest quality car will eventually have parts that break down due to mechanical wear and tear.